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 c...
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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 ...
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
Jan 11, 2016 ... Kyle D. asks: Why do oysters make pearls? ... (Classically, saltwater, beaded
pearls tended to produce a much higher percentage of spherical ...
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 ...
Some believed pearls to be tears of the gods or dewdrops filled with moonlight
that fell ... Most wild, natural pearl producing oyster beds have vanished due to ...
like a piece of shell, bone, coral or parasite does the oyster start nacre production
Dec 9, 2012 ... It does so by causing the mantle to cover the irritant with layers of nacre. ... While
any oyster — and clams and mussels — can produce pearls, ...
Live oysters below the surface of the sea grow pearls. ... oysters are nucleated
every year, but only a small proportion live to produce fine-quality cultured pearls.
Jun 13, 2014 ... Hi There- First, there is a distinction between clams and oysters. Both are bivalve
mollusks that produce pearls, however oysters will create ...
Jul 14, 2015 ... Oysters continuously rotate a single, lustrous orb for at least a year before the
pearl ... Because pearls produced by oysters in the family Pteriidae are .... Test
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