Freshwater pearls are the most popular type of pearls. Freshwater pearls are produced by Hyriopsis cumingi and Hyriopsis schlegeli oysters in the southern provinces of China, as well as in Japan and the United States (Mississippi). The main producer of freshwater pearls is China, which accounts for almost the entire volume of pearls sold today.
Freshwater pearls have a wide range of sizes from 3 mm to 18 mm in diameter and various shapes from perfectly round to baroque. The natural colors of freshwater pearls are pink, lavender and white in various shades.
Freshwater pearl jewelry has reasonable prices and gives its owners the unique beauty of natural pearls.