South Sea Gold pearls
Pearls, often generically referred to as ‘gold pearls’, can range from a yellow-type colour through to a strong gold colour. Gold pearls are still grown in the Pinctada maxima oyster. Gold Australian South Sea Pearls, particularly in a strong rich gold colour, are very rare. The majority of the gold pearls you see are grown either in the Philippines, Indonesia or Myanmar (and hence referred to as South Sea Pearls) where the water tends to be warmer.