While many pearl merchants once had the audacity to discard precious Baroque pearls, today, pearl aficionados and brides-to-be are finding perfect imperfection in Mother Nature’s asymmetrical wonders. Baroque pearls, also commonly referred to as cultured freshwater pearls, are among the most unusual and sought after pearls. The pearls are versatile and can complement a host of wedding themes.
Baroque pearls are each unique due to the irregular shapes. Instead of getting that perfect sphere, baroque pearls tend to resemble variations of oval and teardrop shapes; although, many of the shapes can also be described as unpredictable. While Baroque pearls have historically been some of the most affordable options for brides on a budget, there is a new wave emerging. South Sea and Tahitian Baroque pearls have become some of the most coveted pearls.
The coronation crown of Empress Farah Pahlavi of Iran is an exquisite example of the use of Baroque pearls and one that highlights their elevation in status is found in. Whether your nuptials are all about the details, you’re looking for more organic accents, you want a pearl with edge or you want to channel your inner empress, Baroque pearls might be right for you.