Kasumiga Pearl

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In 1996 a German company started marketing Japanese Freshwater Pearls as Kasumiga Pearls. The average size of these are between 10mm to 15mm but can grow up to 20mm. Kasumiga Pearls are known for their excellent color and luster. The most valuable pearls are round to near round but they also come in interesting baroque shapes.

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Kasumiga Pearl Classification
Common Name Kasumiga Pearl
Species Pearl

Kasumiga Pearl Colors

  • Gray Kasumiga Pearl Gray
  • Purple Kasumiga Pearl Purple
  • Pink Kasumiga Pearl Pink
  • Brown Kasumiga Pearl Brown
  • Orange Kasumiga Pearl Orange
  • Blue Kasumiga Pearl Blue
  • Yellow Kasumiga Pearl Yellow

Alternate Names

Kasumi Pearls, Japanese Cultured Freshwater Pearl

Countries of Origin

Japan

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This page was created on June 27, 2014.

This page was last edited on October 24, 2019.