• akoya luster - appraising pearls

    Pearl – Natural, Rough, White

    While the bright light source doesn't reflect well, you can see the reflections of other pearls quite well. These pearls likely have a medium Akoya luster. Photo by Kitty Schweizer. Licensed under CC By-ND 2.0.

    Article: Appraising Pearls: How to Grade Pearls

    Credit: Kitty Schweizer

    GemstonePearl
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Jewelry typenecklace
    Gem StateRough
    ColorWhite
    TransparencyOpaque