Pearls are the most valuable of all organic gemstones, and have been prized for 6000 years. Pearls chemical makeup varies by region and environmental factors, but the basic formula is CaCO3. Pearls form through irritants entering specific species of mollusks (oysters, clams, muscles, etc), while the irritant can be a grain of sand or a parasite, the process is the same for pearls. The irritant is coated in CaCO3(mother of pearl) to make it less irritating to the mollusk. (...)

Pearls are the most valuable of all organic gemstones, and have been prized for 6000 years. Pearls chemical makeup varies by region and environmental factors, but the basic formula is CaCO3. Pearls form through irritants entering specific species of mollusks (oysters, clams, muscles, etc), while the irritant can be a grain of sand or a parasite, the process is the same for pearls. The irritant is coated in CaCO3(mother of pearl) to make it less irritating to the mollusk. (...)

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Four more bracelets that I have made this week...        8mm Olivine Glass Pearls, 7-8mm Ivory Fresh Water Pearls, 8mm Faceted Rondelle Rose...

Four more bracelets that I have made this week... 8mm Olivine Glass Pearls, 7-8mm Ivory Fresh Water Pearls, 8mm Faceted Rondelle Rose...

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Vertebrae Pendant, Earthy Modern Contememporary Jewelry,Fresh Water Pearl Necklace, Metalwork Pendant,  Science Jewelry.

Vertebrae Pendant, Earthy Modern Contememporary Jewelry,Fresh Water Pearl Necklace, Metalwork Pendant, Science Jewelry.

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Pearl and sapphire--German Kabirski absolutely fab. I love it.... Birthday coming up...anybody?

Pearl and sapphire--German Kabirski absolutely fab. I love it.... Birthday coming up...anybody?

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This Multi Stranded freshwater pearl necklace is created by knotting assorted pearls onto silk . The colorful textural assortment of pearls makes this freshwater pearl necklace truly unique. The pearls are hung from deer hide suede which is super soft/ supple and comfortable.   You may choose your length and color suede. Each piece comes with a 2 inch extension for extra adjustability.

This Multi Stranded freshwater pearl necklace is created by knotting assorted pearls onto silk . The colorful textural assortment of pearls makes this freshwater pearl necklace truly unique. The pearls are hung from deer hide suede which is super soft/ supple and comfortable. You may choose your length and color suede. Each piece comes with a 2 inch extension for extra adjustability.

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The Cara Bracelet - Aquamarine Pearl Gold-bracelet, strung, fresh water pearls, aquamarine, 14kt. gold, vermeil, feminine, wholesale, tippy stockton

The Cara Bracelet - Aquamarine Pearl Gold-bracelet, strung, fresh water pearls, aquamarine, 14kt. gold, vermeil, feminine, wholesale, tippy stockton

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