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When purchasing or requesting fine jewelry, what gemstone do you look for most often as a gift for someone? (Consumers were asked to select their top two.)
15% Emerald, Ruby
Strand of Tahitian and natural-color pink freshwater pearls from Eliko Pearl, email
email@example.com for details
Earrings in 18k yellow gold with emeralds and Tahitian pearls are part of a new Tahitian Pearl Capsule collection from Suzanne Kalandjian of Suzanne Kalan and the Cultured Pearl Association of America. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
What cultured pearl varieties do you recognize? Select all that you recognize.
32% white/cream Akoya
32% black Tahitian
20% white South Sea
18% blue Akoya
16% silver/gray South Sea
16% golden South Sea
What shapes of cultured pearls do you recognize? Select all that you recognize.
33% Circle or Ringed
25% Off Round
19% Novelty Shapes
17% Seed or Rice
15% Irregular Shapes, Sticks, Feathers
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Mixed colors and shapes of akoya pearls from Baggins and Eliko Pearl
Photo: Ted Morrison
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Faceted drop-shape Tahitian pearls from Eliko Pearl; email firstname.lastname@example.org with inquiries