Pearl rings are all the rage in today's date. With different pearl colours, sizes, designs and precious metal settings to choose from, you would never go wrong with pearl rings. From a single pearl to many diverse pearls, these types of rings state classic elegance. Before you settle on a pearl ring, it is crucial to choose a perfect pearl for your timeless piece. Here is a quick guide on choosing a pearl for your ring.


The size of the pearl is critical. Larger pearls carry a higher worth than their smaller counterparts. If the pearl is large with a symmetrically round shape, it is even more valuable than other pearl rings available on the market.


Another important factor to consider is the colour of the pearl. While white coloured pearls are the most popular variety, black pearl has now become a popular choice for many people. Pearls are also available in pink, brown, blue and purple colours, so you can go with the one that suits your personal preferences.


There are around eight pearl shapes available for creating rings, and they are as follows:

  • Round
  • Circle
  • Pear
  • Semi-round
  • Oval
  • Button
  • Drop
  • Baroque

When it comes to rarity and popularity, the rings with round-shaped pearls stand at the top.

Saltwater or Freshwater Pearls

Freshwater pearls are usually grown in mussels living in lakes and rivers. On the other hand, saltwater pearls are produced by oysters in oceans. If you are looking for a cheaper option, you can go with freshwater pearls as they are affordable than the saltwater pearls.

Pearl Treatment

There are different treatment processes used to create the pearl rings. While most pearls are bleached, others are polished or buffered. Some pearl rings are coated and oiled. Other treatment procedures include irradiation and dyeing. If you are keen in purchasing a particular type of ring, you must consider the treatment that the pearl was subjected to. Non-treated pearls are more precious than the pearls that have undergone some form of a treatment.

Custom Pearl Rings

Why do you go for a boring pearl ring when you can design something interesting and new? If you are looking for a pearl ring that reflects your personality and style, you can go for custom pearl rings. All you need to do is to discuss your design ideas, options and budget with your dedicated jewellery artisan to get your custom ring designed in style. 

Call Diamond Story

At Diamond Story, we enjoy the opportunity of creating custom pearl rings for our customers. We understand the responsibility that you have delegated us with to create the precious timeless pieces reflecting your ideas. If you are interested to know more about our pearl ring customisation process, ring us on 03 9642 3649.

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