Statistics About The Most Expensive Pearls

In this post, we explore some of the most expensive pearls ever sold, showcasing their astonishing values in the world of jewelry and luxury items. From the legendary “Pearl of Allah” to historical purchases by royalty, these statistics shed light on the exorbitant prices paid for these precious gems throughout history.

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"The "Pearl of Allah" also referred to as Pearl of Lao Tze, is considered one of the most expensive pearls with an estimated worth of $100 million,"

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"Queen Mary II of England reportedly purchased a pearl necklace for £45,000 in 1651,"

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"Marie Antoinette's Pearl Pendant was sold for more than $36 million in 2018,"

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""La Peregrina", a famous pearl, was sold for $11.8 million at Christie's auction in 2011,"

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"The "Arco Valley Pearl", one of the most expensive pearls in the world, is valued around $8 million,"

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"The "Mazatlan Pearl" was reportedly sold for $7 million in Las Vegas, Nevada,"

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"The "Drexel Pearl", reportedly valued at $10.4 million, is one of the most expensive pearls in the world,"

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"In 1977, an Arabian Gulf natural pearl necklace of 330 pearls fetched $187,000 at auction,"

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"A strand of Mikimoto's cultured pearls in 1913 was equal in price to a Model T Ford,"

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"Christie's New York Jewel auction in 2012 fetched $3.3 million for a double strand natural pearl necklace,"

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"In 2014, a pearl pendant that belonged to the French Queen Marie Antoinette was sold for $1.47 million,"

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"The freshwater Pearl "Big Pink" is valued at $4.7 million,"

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"A Cartier-made pearl necklace that belonged to the Maharaja of Baroda sold for $7.1 million in 2007,"

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"A large natural pink pearl 'The Big Pink' is estimated to be worth between $4 million to $7 million,"

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"In 2015, the Cowdray Pearls, a gray-color natural pearl necklace, was sold by Christie’s for $5.27 million,"

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The world of pearls is a fascinating realm where the value of these exquisite gems can reach astronomical heights. From historic purchases by royalty to modern-day auctions fetching millions, the allure of pearls continues to captivate collectors and enthusiasts alike. The remarkable prices paid for pearls such as the “Pearl of Allah,” Marie Antoinette’s Pearl Pendant, and the Arabian Gulf natural pearl necklace highlight the enduring appeal and rarity of these treasures. With values ranging from tens of thousands to over a hundred million dollars, the market for pearls remains a testament to the timeless beauty and prestige associated with these natural wonders.

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