• antique pendant - natural pearls vs cultured pearls

    Pearl – Natural, Rough, White

    Set in a pendant depicting the Crucifixion, the pearls in this Renaissance piece have imperfections and off shapes consistent with natural origins. Photo by the Walters Art Museum. Licensed under CC By-SA 3.0.

    Article: Natural Pearls vs Cultured Pearls

    Credit: Walters Art Museum

    Natural or man madeNatural
    Jewelry typeOther
    Gem StateRough