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PEARL OF THE WEEK Hemmerle brooch “tarantula”, 1 brown horse conch pearl 1995. Courtesy Hemmerle

Necklace of Rare Basra Natural Pearls: *Carat Weight: 42.0 Carats (8.40 grams) *Shape: Button & Semi-baroque

Basra Salt Water Natural Pearls from Persian Gulf Carat Weight: 44.73 carats (8.94 grams) *Shapes: Rounded, oval & button

Melo pearls with Melo melo shell. Visible is the whorl of the shell from which the pearl simulant shown in this image may have been carved. ...