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A pearl is a hard object produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living .... Most freshwater cultured pearls sold today come from China. .... Very few matched strands of natural pearls exist, and those that do often sell for ...

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Jan 3, 2012 ... http://www.jpearls.com Built from hexagonal aragonite crystals of calcium carbonate. Pearls are formed in Clams, Oysters and Mussels, and are ...

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

Nov 20, 2012 ... An oyster forms pearls by secreting a mineral substance called nacre and uses it to quarantine an irritant.

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How pearls are formed by saltwater and freshwater mollusks, the culturing process and what about ... Pearls can come from either salt or freshwater sources .

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How do oysters make pearls, and what is the difference between natural and cultured ... This ligament is positioned where the valves come together, and usually ...

www.purepearls.com/pearl-origins.html

Find out about the history and origins of Japanese Akoya pearls, South Sea pearls, Freshwater pearls and Tahitian pearls.

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Jan 20, 2014 ... Pearls come in a rainbow of natural color from classic white to black to blue and even violet! So where do these colors come from? There's ...

www.pearlparadise.com/pages/freshwater-information

How do they compare to other types of pearls? ... In addition to the traditional white body color, these pearls come in a rainbow of natural pastel colors such as  ...

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

Live oysters below the surface of the sea grow pearls. Gemstones must be cut and polished to bring out their beauty, but pearls need no such treatment to reveal ...

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

Do you know where pearls come from? They don't grow on trees. You can't plant them. They aren't mined out of the ground either. So where do pearls come ...