#jewelleryfacts365 204/365 Pearl fact

Monday, August 22, 2016

Natural (or wild) pearls, formed without human intervention, are very rare. Many hundreds of pearl oysters or mussels must be gathered and opened, and thus killed, to find even one wild pearl; for many centuries, this was the only way pearls were obtained, and why pearls fetched such extraordinary prices in the past.

Silver pendant with fresh water pearls


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