Very rare smallest pearls in the world - japanese akoya keshi tassel - saltwater keshi - prestrung on 18k bail with attached jump ring natural color - 10 year collection. From a collection that's been 10 years in the making, .We have been sorting and matching these keshi over a. 10-year period, and have come up with a collection of. We have strung this on an 18k bail with an attached jump ring. The tassel is ready to use in your design. Pearl type: japanese akoya saltwater keshi pearls. These pearls are approximately 1 to 1.2 mm in size.
The length is about 6 cm, about 2.35 inches. Sorting, drilling, and stringing these pearls can only be done by very few artisans. Very iridescent and lustrous keshi. We sort, drill, and string all of the pearls in our shop.
What are japanese akoya saltwater keshi. To explain what japanese akoya saltwater keshi pearls are, one must start by explaining what they are not: keshi are not found in large quantities but are an extremely rare form of pearl. They are not freshwater pearls, which are harvested by tons. On the other hand, keshi are seawater pearls and are found in quantities from 1% to half of 1% of the total japanese akoya cultured pearl production. Colors may vary due to light.
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions, regarding color, and welcome requests for additional details or photos. This item is made of pearl.