Fine selection of Tahitian black loose pearls, pearl strands and pairs is awailable online. Only high quality pearls at the best prices, worldwide delivery. Every pearl is personally selected by the leading pearl expert Ksenia Podnebesnaya.
Tahitian pearls are cultivated in bivalve mollusk Pinctada margaritifera cumingi. One of the many characteristics that distinguishes one variety of oyster from another, is the color of the inner surface of the shell. The inner surface of the shell is black, as well as the edge of the mantle tissue.
Carnauba oyster (black-lipped) in the wild can live up to 30 years to reach a diameter of 30 cm and weigh about 5 kg.
French territory of the South Pacific is a major center of cultivation of black pearls. Five archipelagos make up the French Polynesia.
The size of Tahitian pearls 8 - 20 mm Pearl diameter 11 - 13 mm is an average dimension range. 15 mm samples are extremely rare.
Black Tahitian pearls are extremely conventionally called “black”. Toning palette of this type of pearls is the richest – from ink blue gems to green and bronze.
About 20% of the crop cultivated South seas pearls are sometimes almost round, and only a small part of – completely round. The shape of pearls: round, teardrop, Baroque, round (flattened at the poles), “circle” (with the grooves along a circle).
For many years, our company purchases the most valuable pearl lots from the auction world. Each pearl and pearl strand in lots personally selected Xenia China - a leading Russian expert on pearls. This guarantees top quality jewelry and the best price range. We are dealers of saltwater cultured pearls of all types, so introduce a wide selection of pearls of different shapes, in different sets (pair, the "Troika"), lots of pearls in one quality and size range and lots of threads for making necklaces of any length.
Our company has the highest expertise in the assessment of sea pearls on the Russian market and 20 years of experience with him.