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FAQ - Are black pearls dyed?

QUESTION

How to take care of pearls

How to select

Value factors

Freshwater Vs SaltWater

Types of Cultured Pearls

Cultured pearls VS natural pearls

Origin of Pearls

Pearl Colors and Overtones

I'm not sure which pearls to select?

How can I tell if my pearls are real?

How do I pick the perfect pearl color?

Cultured pearls VS natural pearls

Choosing your Freshwater Pearls

Real and Imitation Pearls

Are black pearls dyed?

ANSWER

Black Freshwater and Japanese Akoya pearls are indeed color enhanced; however this does not diminish their quality or discount their authenticity in any way. During the dying process, not only the surface but the entire pearl's color is transformed permanently. Dyed black pearls were first released during the opulent decade of the 1920s and have continued to be sold in fine jewelry stores since that time.


Tahitian pearls are the only naturally black-colored pearls