It was in the late 1940s when Akoya Pearls first captured the attention of the American public; soldiers returning home from the War in the Pacific brought back Akoya strands for girlfriends and wives. These striking, mostly white pearls have a high-gloss finish and were once a staple accessory with every outfit.
Akoya oysters, which grow in the waters off the coasts of Japan, have distinctive lustrous nacre due to the region’s cold temperatures. Assael is proud to offer a selection of Akoyas that epitomize the highest standards of quality.
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