• Glossary of Pearl Terms V

    Here is a list of pearl terms that might help you better understand this site and the discussions within the community forum. It is compiled from multiple sources and we believe it to be one of the most comprehensive lists available.

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    Venezuelan necklace: Legendary strand of pearls owned by Spain?s Queen Isabella.

    Venus pearls: Natural non-nacreous pearls from Veneridae-family saltwater mollusks that are often called Venus clams.

    virgin pearl: Historical term for an undrilled or freshly harvested pearl.

    Vologne pearl: Natural freshwater pearl from the French province of Lorraine, specifically from the Vologne River.