How are Mikimoto pearls identified?


Quick Answer

Mikimoto pearl jewelry always has a small symbol of an oyster stamped on the metal pieces. The name may also be engraved on the piece.

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Mikimoto's trademark resembles the outline of an oyster. Mikimoto places their maker's mark on the clasp of any necklaces and bracelets they create. They also add a small charm with a tiny "M" on them. The mark can be found inside any ring made with their pearls. Mikimoto earrings and brooches will have the mark on the back of the jewelry. A Mikimoto store or a retailer who sells Mikimoto can verify authenticity and give an appraisal on the jewelry.

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