Pearls 101: South Sea Cultured Pearls
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.