Atypical Freshwater Cultured Pearls with Damaged Nacre
The New York lab received four baroque-shaped pearls with damaged nacre layers
Natural Pearls Reportedly from a Spondylus Species (“Thorny” Oyster)
A rare look at natural pearls from a known Spondylus species, commonly called “thorny” oysters.
Enormous South Sea Cultured Pearl Filled with Cultured Pearls
An unusually large cultured pearl was filled with multiple cultured pearls, perhaps after the emergence of an original single-bead nucleus.