Freshwater pearls are very elegant and popular beads. They are famously known for being knotted which protects each delicate pearl from it’s neighbour. Pearls also have a long tradition of use in bridal jewellery and tiaras.
The first freshwater pearls below are cultivated freshwater pearls, which measure approximately 7mm x 5mm, however each bead is unique and so may vary slightly. The drilled hole is 0.6 mm
Each string measures 40cm. As the pearls are approxiamate in size and shape we have counted an average of 59 pearls per string. This number will vary with the size of the pearls from batch to batch as these are naturally grown and not machine made!