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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearl

A pearl is a hard object produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living ... Cultured or farmed pearls from pearl oysters and freshwater mussels make up the majority of those currently sold. .... Very few matched strands of natural pearls exist, and those that do often sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Aug 5, 2014 ... Quick Questions gives you the low-down on how oysters turn a tiny bit of gunk into a lovely, valuable pearl. ---------- Like SciShow? Want to help ...
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animals.howstuffworks.com/marine-life/question630.htm

Most jewelry is fashioned out of precious metals and jewels that are found buried in the Earth, but pearls are found inside a living creature, an oyster. Pearls are ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2016/01/oysters-make-pearls

Jan 11, 2016 ... Kyle D. asks: Why do oysters make pearls? ... a parasite or some other organic material, manages to make its way inside the oyster's shell and ...

www.livescience.com/32289-how-do-oysters-make-pearls.html

Nov 20, 2012 ... A natural pearl begins its life inside an oyster's shell when an intruder, such as a grain of sand or bit of floating food, slips in between one of the ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/does-every-oyster-have-a-pearl

Although clams and mussels can also produce pearls, they don't do so very often. ... This substance, usually used to create the shell, will instead form a pearl.

www.pearls.com/blogs/news/15236297-ten-things-you-didnt-know-about-pearls

Aug 29, 2014 ... At least their core did… Cultured pearls are formed when a small sphere of mollusk shell, or “mother of pearl”, is inserted into an oyster by pearl ...

beachchairscientist.com/2008/11/12/how-does-an-oyster-make-a-pearl

Nov 12, 2008 ... Oysters, mussels, and clams all make pearls. However, they are most often seen in oysters. My theory is that the oyster shells are typically not ...

www.wixonjewelers.com/education/pearls/how-pearls-are-formed

In a process referred to as nucleation, highly skilled technicians carefully open live pearl oysters, and with surgical precision make an incision in the oyster's ...