Freshwater Cultured Pearl
Freshwater pearls cultured in mussels scientific name Hyriopsis Cumingi (Triangle shell
mussel), produced primarily in China, Japan and some in North America.Most of the Chinese freshwater pearl farming takes place within about 480 km (300 miles) of Shanghai.
Lately Chinese pearl farmers have gradually changed their emphasis from quantity to quality.
Freshwater Pearl Farm Map
Most of China's freshwater cultured pearl come from farms within approximately 480Km of Shanghai, an area represented here by a broken line.