- Oct 3, 2013
Good quality pearls were never plentiful. When I started the only freshwater available were rice crispies or deep dyed potatoes. Blinking akoya and Tahitian pearls were heaped high. Pearl quality has improved exponentially year on year as farmers have developed new techniques. For retail customers the internet age has allowed specialist suppliers into their own devices where as before they could deal only with jewellery shops.