|faceted cultured pearls||
pearls carved to create rhombic or triangular surface shapes and yield a sparkling optical effect when the wearer moves.
|first-generation cultured pearls||
freshwater or saltwater cultured pearls whose growth is started by implanting a tissue piece, or a bead nucleus and tissue piece, in a host mollusk that has not grown a pearl before
produced by aragonite crystals organized in two directions that are often intertwined
pearls grown in mussels in a non-saline environment