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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.

www.ask.com/youtube?q=How+Does+an+Oyster+Produce+a+Pearl%3F&v=tIOSWAbUf74
Aug 5, 2014 ... Quick Questions gives you the low-down on how oysters turn a tiny bit of gunk into a ... Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. ..... Though I wish they weren't produced in the gonads.

animals.howstuffworks.com/marine-life/question630.htm

Oysters are not the only type of mollusk that can produce pearls. Clams and mussels can also produce pearls, but that is a much rarer occurrence. Most pearls ...

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 ...

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

Jan 11, 2016 ... Kyle D. asks: Why do oysters make pearls? ... (Classically, saltwater, beaded pearls tended to produce a much higher percentage of spherical ...

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

Although clams and mussels can also produce pearls, they don't do so very often. Most pearls are made by oysters, and they can be made in either freshwater or ...

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

Aug 29, 2014 ... Not only does removing a pearl not kill the oyster that produced it, Pearl Farmers are extremely careful not to harm their oysters… In fact, pearl ...

www.cuteness.com/article/how-do-oysters-make-pearls

Though it is a nice thought, pearls unfortunately are not oyster babies. ... To protect itself from the intruder, the oyster produces a liquid known as nacre (nacre is ...

www.americanpearl.com/historyoyster.html

How Do Oysters Make Pearls? ... How Long Does it Take for Pearls to Develop? ... Some oysters can produce two to three pearls over the courses of their ...