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Akoya Pearl Studs

If you love pearls, then chances are you would consider a pair of Akoya Pearl stud earrings a staple in your pearl collection. Akoya Pearls are incredibly versatile. Because of their size, they can be worn every day and also are the perfect touch for a more formal or business type event. One thing's for certain, you can never go wrong with a pair of beautiful Akoya stud earrings.

When people typically think of Akoya Pearls, a classic white strand is what comes to mind. And while this is certainly considered to be a staple for most women, it’s hard to deny the beautiful colors of silver, blue, pink, and ivory found in Akoya Pearls.

At Seven Seas Pearls, we have a huge selection of Akoya Pearl stud earrings. Each pearl is hand sorted and matched to create a perfect pair that is nearly identical in size, color, overtone and rating. All of our pearl stud earrings are set in either white or yellow gold.

Here are just a few of the incredible rainbow of colors that Akoya Pearls are famous for:


Something you may notice as you review our selection of Akoya Studs is variety of “black” Akoya Pearl studs. For those looking to add a flair of drama to their pearl jewelry collection - Black Akoya stud earrings are perfect. If you are familiar with Akoya Pearls, then you are aware that Akoya Pearls tend to come in more pastel type shades. Akoya Pearls range in color from white, to ivory, cream, rose, silver, blue and some can even have a pistachio hue. The “black” Akoya Pearls that you see featured on our website are pearls that have been enhanced. The deep gray or black tones are not a natural color for Akoya Pearls. Before Tahitian Pearls were commercially farmed, there was a large demand in the early 1900’s for black pearls. In order to meet this demand, Akoya Pearls were enhanced. Having a pearl that is enhanced does not impact the value of the pearl. The buyer should just be aware that deep black and gray hues are not natural colors for Akoya Pearls.

Akoya Pearl studs are a thoughtful gift for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and are perfect for bridesmaid’s gifts. Most men consider Akoya Pearl stud earrings a very safe and sure win for a gift!

If you currently have a piece of Akoya Pearl jewelry and are looking to create a matched set, we invite you to come down to our showroom in Los Angeles. If we don’t have a pair of Akoya studs that match your current piece, we would be more than happy to sort through our loose pearls and find a pair that matches perfectly.


Akoya Pearl Earrings

It’s almost impossible to look at an Akoya Pearl and not fall in love. There is a very good reason why these gorgeous gems have proven to be the most popular type of pearl through the centuries. Many women feel that their pearl jewelry collection is not complete until they have added an Akoya Pearl Strand. A strand of pearls can be the perfect final touch for everyday wear; they are perfect for a more formal event and can also help mark a special occasion like a wedding day. The only thing that can make a strand of Akoya Pearls pop a bit more - is a gorgeous pair of Akoya Pearl earrings that match.

If you are familiar with Akoya Pearls, then you know that they come from the pearl farming waters of Japan. One of the things that set us apart from other pearl jewelers is that for decades we have cultivated relationships with the pearls farmers and our office in Japan is located in the heart of the pearl farming waters. As a result, we are offered Akoya Pearls of incredible quality and they are all hand sorted by quality, shape and color directly in our Japan office.

On our website you will see hundreds of items - and the item that you are viewing is the actual item that you will receive in. We feel that each pearl is unique to itself and as a result cannot be lumped into an overall category of “7mm AAA Akoya Pearls” (for example). Therefore, each item has been extensively photographed and given a proper description. It is very important to us that our clients feel confident in their purchase.

Our collection of Akoya Pearl Earrings range from traditional and elegant to more modern and edgy. No matter your style, if you love Akoya Pearls, we have a style to suit your taste.

Here is an example of a Designer Collection of Akoya Pearl Earrings and one from our traditional styles:



If you have an existing Akoya Pearl Jewelry piece that you are trying to match, we would be more than happy to find a perfect pairing of pearls that will match. Many times pearls that have an appearance of white still have a subtle overtone. When matching a piece, it is important to pay attention to these overtones. Each item on our website will state the base color and then describe the overtone.

If you are local to the Los Angeles area, we would love to invite you to tour our showroom. We have pieces that have already been set and made as well as thousands of loose pearls. We truly enjoy showing people the wide variety of colors, shapes and sizes of pearls and would love to do the same for you. If you would like a piece custom made, we would be happy to do that at no extra charge. We hope to see you soon.