The Ming Pearl name is applied to the better quality of generic bead nucleated fresh water pearls.
This beautiful Ming Pearl necklace is full of character and a play on natural colour, shape and textures, with an overall smoothness
Pearl size - 11 mm
Necklace including silver S clasp - 17"
Around 4 years ago research in China perfected the process of bead nucleating freshwater pearls, creating large pearls, up to 15mm, with a beautiful metallic lustre, plus much rounder and smoother than previous attempts. This new class of pearl is routinely known as Ming Pearls. They represent great quality and value for money, being used to create stunning pearl jewels.