A stunning 18K rose gold ring set with a rare 14.4mm Tahitian pearl. The large black pearl with undertones of green and pink is set into a wide band 16.5mm tapering down to 4mm at the back. The ring size is "O" (US 7) and it weighs 22.1 grams. This unique ring was made in Australia.
Tahitian pearls come in a range of colours from white to black. They can contain various undertones and overtones of green, pink, blue, silver and yellow. The most valuable of these are of the darker variety, as the naturally dark tones of the Tahitian pearls is a unique quality among pearls.
Tahitian black pearls are grown in the saltwater oyster called Pinctada Margaritifera unique for its black lip and large size. Found in Tahitian Polynesia and other nearby islands they come in a variety of different colours and undertones. Natural High lustred Tahitian black pearls are extremely rare and quite valuable.