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Akoya Pearls

Avital & Co.

If you can imagine it, we’ll create it since 1957

Akoya Pearls—The Heart of the Sea

Known as the original cultured pearl, the Akoya pearl is a saltwater cultured pearl from the Akoya oyster (Pinctada fucata martensii) which is the smallest pearl producer known in the oyster family.  Akoya pearls come in blue, green, pink, rose, cream, white, silver, and gold.  They are considered the classic pearl choice for pearl necklaces, pearl earrings, pearl rings, and pearl earrings amongst retailers and consumers because of their almost perfect round shape and bright mirror-like luster and can suite the taste and style of any occasion because they can be worn chic, elegant or in a casual setting.  However, aside from being consistently round, they can also have a semi-round, baroque, and semi-baroque shape.

Akoya pearls are produced in China and in Japan and can take up to two years to cultivate. The average size of Akoya pearls range from as tiny as 2 mm to 9.5 mm.  All sizes can be used for jewelry purposes, but Avital & Co., located in the heart of the world famous Diamond District in New York City (NYC), recommends using 5 -8 mm sized pearls in pearl necklaces.

If you are interested in purchasing Akoya Pearls, Avital & Co., located in the heart of the world famous Diamond District in New York City (NYC), will gladly assist you in picking out the perfect piece of jewelry. Set up an appointment or contact us at 212-764-6851 during our store hours.

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Here at Avital & Co., located in the heart of the world famous Diamond District in New York City (NYC), we believe in taking care of our current and future customers.  Therefore, Avital & Co. offers many beneficial services that are free included but not limited to our Referring a Friend Program, our free Client Loyalty Rewards Program where you earn free loyalty dollar points towards future purchases, free jewelry cleaning, free verbal appraisals, free consultations, and many other free services.  In addition use our free and convenient layaway program where you may be eligible for an additional free 2,500 client loyalty dollar points (cash value of $25) towards your future purchase here at Avital & Co.  Register with us and receive your first free 2,500 client loyalty dollar points (cash value of $25) towards your first purchase valued at $150 or more here at Avital & Co.

To all of you, from all of us at Avital & Co. - Thank you and Happy Shopping.