Precious Pearls – From creamy whites, to glittering golds, to the darker Tahitian varieties, the South Sea pearl is prized for its innate beauty, luster, and orient. Among the groups whose members are dedicated to the pearl and pearl jewellery in all its forms is the Cultured Pearl Association of America. Visit them at for a wealth of information on all kinds of precious pearls. Faceted pearl and diamond ring by Mark Schneider (USA).