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Did Cleopatra Drink a Pearl Dissolved in Vinegar?

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May 30, 2015 ... The pearl dropped in vinegar is one of the most famous tales about Cleopatra, second only to the story of her suicide by the bite of an asp.

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Apr 30, 2012 ... "Ripley's Believe It Or Not" says pearls dissolve in vinegar. ... India's experiment where she dissolves a 10mm freshwater pearls in vinegar. ww.

Why does a pearl melt in vinegar? - Quora

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Pearl does not exactly melt in vinegar. Pearl is Calcium Carbonate and vinegar is Acetic Acid. They react to give Calcium Acetate, Carbon Dioxide and Water.

What Happens to Pearls If Exposed to Vinegar? | LEAFtv

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Cherished for their elegant beauty, pearls are actually very soft and require special care. Vinegar, in particular, must be avoided, as it's capable of dissolving  ...

why do pearls melt in vinegar? (This is urgent, please answer ...

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This is all cleopatra's fault for drinking that pearl and vinegar concoction (called " magister") and sharing it with Marc Antony. A waste of a good pearl if you ask ...

How Cleopatra Won Her Bet - Discovery News

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Nov 27, 2012 ... She took one earring off, and dropped the pearl in the vinegar, and when it was wasted away, swallowed it," Roman naturalist and philosopher ...

Cleopatra pearl cocktail proven possible - Technology & science ...

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Aug 3, 2010 ... She took one earring off, and dropped the pearl in the vinegar, and when it was wasted away, swallowed it," Roman naturalist and philosopher ...

Cleopatra's pearl cocktail recipe revealed - USATODAY.com

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Jul 23, 2010 ... To win a bet, the story goes, Cleopatra quaffed a vinegar martini made with a dissolved pearl, the largest in the whole of history, according to an ...

Do Pearls Melt in Vinegar? - wiseGEEK

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Well, vinegar won't actually melt a pearl, but the acids will definitely dissolve one. Pearls are mostly calcium carbonate. Vinegar, which is mostly acetic acid, ...

What Happens to Pearls If Exposed to Vinegar? | eHow

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Cherished for their elegant beauty, pearls are actually very soft and require special care. Vinegar, in particular, must be avoided, as it's capable of dissolving  ...

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Cleopatra and the Pearl - Sir Thomas Browne

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She took one earring off and dropped the pearl in the vinegar, and when it was melted swallowed it....With this goes the story that, when that queen who had won  ...

Fascinating facts-Pearls dissolve in vinegar

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Pearls are expensive, it sounds somewhat strange that they dissolve in vinegar a house hold chemical. Chemically there is nothing strange about it. Pearls are ...

Cleopatra's pearls dissolved in vinegar - The History Blog

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Jul 23, 2010 ... There's a famous story relayed by Pliny the Elder in his Natural History that Cleopatra drank the largest pearls in the world dissolved in vinegar ...