Pearls 101: South Sea Cultured Pearls

What to wear now - Fashion Article

Origins

South Sea cultured pearls are farmed primarily from oysters found in Australia and the Philippines. These pearls are highly valued for their size and glowing appearance.

Appearance & defining features

Due to the large size of the oyster, this variety of pearl tends to be larger as well. South Sea pearls have a distinct sheen, or glow, and come in a variety of hues, the most popular being white and gold.