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Natural Saltwater Pearl nacreous, Turban snail, Sea of Cortez, 53.20 cts. $60,000-$70,000

Natural Saltwater Pearl nacreous, Turban snail, Sea of Cortez, cts.

South Seas Mabe pearls in shell. This shell was from the 1700s and was auctioned for over $1,000,000!

♥♥ღPatrícia Sallum-Brasil-BH♥♥ღ South Seas Mabe pearls in shell.

The oldest natural pearl ever found, recovered from a Neolithic sit in Umm al Quwain, United Arab Emirates by French researchers. Dated to somewhere between 5547 and 5235 BC

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French researchers unearthed the oldest natural pearl ever found at a Neolithic site in Arabia. Discovered in the Emirate of Umm al Quwain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), the pearl is believed to have originated between 5547 and 5235 BC.

Very Large Melo Pearl (Saltwaters near Vietnam)  ~  Relatively unknown in the West, even George Kunz’s compendium of 1908, The Book of the Pearl, had no references to the rare orange pearl shown here. So few have been found, it is no wonder. The Melo melo is the marine snail that produces orange pearls the color of a ripe papaya. The snail generates a pearl-like substance to enclose foreign bodies, or irritants, entering its shell.

A Very Large, Rare Orange Melo Pearl, the Melo melo is the marine snail that…

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