These Are the Most Expensive Pearls in the World!

1 June 2015

These Are the Most Expensive Pearls in the World!

Wondering which are the most expensive pearls in the world? This article covers it!

These precious gems made by living organisms became nowadays ones of the most popular gems to embellished necks and fingers. Pearl necklaces, pearl rings, pearl earrings, you name it.

Who said diamonds are women’s best friend? We think pearls occupy the same place as diamonds.

Like diamonds, pearls come in a variety of colors like green, black, blue, grey, pink, and white, which appears to be the most common.

Can you imagine that 1 single pearl can cost more than $100 million?

5The Pearl of Lao Tzu – Price: $3.5 Million

We begin our top 5 of the world’s costliest pearls with the pearl of Lao Tzu, also known as the ‘Pearl of Allah’.

It is said that this pearl is the largest natural pearl in existence.

The pearl of Lao Tzu measures 9.45 inches in length, 24 centimeters in diameter and weighs a little over 14 pounds.

The unique pearl was discovered in the 1930’s, in Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines and, although it has a strange shape and almost no lustre at all, the pearl is worth $3.5 million.

Top 5 Most Expensive Pearls in the World - EALUXE.COM | The Pearl of Lao Tzu
The Pearl of Lao Tzu via de.wikipedia.org.
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