There are many tempting Baroque Pearls worth your love and adulation

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Every jewelry-loving lady knows and loves pearls. They look graceful, elegant, sophisticated, and charming. But when they have an “irregular” shape, they are known as Baroque Pearls. They are different from ordinary traditional pearls because each one has its own shape and size.

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Baroque pearls have different subtypes. While all of them are “misshaped,” some of them stand out for their distinctive features. Let us enhance our knowledge of baroque pearls jewelry.

Coin Pearls

A subtype of baroque pearls, coin pearls itself indicates round and flat shape. They have smooth surface, and are light reflecting because they have a larger flat surface. Coin pearls win massive appreciation as they can be used in the making of baroque pearl necklaces and baroque pearl earrings.

Tahitian Pearls

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The Baroque Tahitian pearl are exotic-looking black pearls, not grown in Tahiti but in French Polynesia. Black is not the actual colour of Tahitian pearls, never a true black, but dark colour in the family of blue, purple, green, brown, silver. Also, Tahitian pearl do not have a single shape, but many shapes – it so happens that baroque pearl is one of the shapes.

Teardrop Pearls

Most appreciated subtype, teardrop pearls have a narrow top and wide bottom – just like a teardrop. Extremely delicate they are and commonly used for luxury earrings.

Twin Pearls

Twin means two. Such pearls involve the fusing of two pearls. These can have similar shapes; one of them might be larger. Since they look elegant, they are ideal for baroque pearl stud earrings.

Cross Pearls

As goes the name, this is a very special type of baroque pearl jewelry that comes in the shape of a “cross”. This makes them ideal for jewelry with religious notes.

Rice Pearls

These are small, which have the shape of rice grains. They are similar to traditional rounded pearls, but remain imperfect, which is why they are baroque pearls. Drilled centrally, they are used for baroque necklaces and baroque bracelets.   

Egg Pearls

As the name suggests, egg pearl shape resembles that of an egg, and have wide bottoms and narrow tops. Egg pearls are usually drilled vertically to preserve and highlight their unique egg shape.

Potato Pearls

Potato Pearls are the smallest type – small and often square, round, or lumpy, not elongated, like other baroque shaped pearls. These are best suited for baroque pearl bracelets and necklaces.

Heart Pearls

Heart-shaped baroque pearl are flat and can be used to make pretty and romantic baroque pearl pendants.

Leaf Pearls

They are the thinnest of baroque shaped pearls and paper-thin and have a very bumpy and uneven surface. Leaf pearls can be used in a wide range of jewelery items such as bracelets, necklaces, and earrings.

Keshi Pearls

The Keshi pearls are the rarest of rare baroque pearls. Keshi pearls are small in size and a by-product of pearl cultivation when a bead nucleus gets rejected. These rare pearls have an extraordinary luster and appear to be elongated. 

I hope you are more informed now about Baroque Pearls. Let us know which type/size/shape of pearls fascinates you the most.


Deepika Dewan

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