Did You Know? About Pearls

From The Bead Scoop Vol. I  Issue 3, Dec 2007 Where Do Freshwater pearls come from? Freshwater pearls are simply pearls formed by freshwater mussels rather than saltwater oysters. Both mollusks produce pearls in a similar way: an irritant (the proverbial “grain of sand”) enters a mollusk’s shell and cannot …

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