About Natural Pearl
Now, Natural Pearl has attracted considerable
attention on worldwide again.
Natural pearl means not the pearl harvested
by culture but the pearl harvested
as an accidental discovery.
They were used for the material of jewelry
from of old, and were very valuable.
We have collected various natural pearls from early time.
You can see a lot of unusual pearls in our company.
In addition, we are developing original jewelry line <MNP> now.
These are using a precious natural pearl.
Specifically, please look at the corresponding site from the following banner.
Conch Pearls are natural pearl created by the Queen Conch [Strombus Gigas].
Conch Pearls occur primarily in raspberry red to pink colors and they can also create
whites, purples, browns, yellows, oranges, and golds. (The left small picture is the “flame structure” of conch pearl.)
Abalones [Haliotidae Fulgens] are harvested for food off the coast of California.
They are byproducts of harvesting a wild abalone and they are so rare that only a handful of gem quality is found.
This natural pearl is uncommonly found from Atrina pectinata [Pinna nobilis]. Atrina pectinata is bivalves harvesting mainly for food. Native North Americans are calling them Gayo de Acha from early times.
Clam ( Tridacna maxima ) is a bivalve that lives in the sea around the
world. It has a needle-like structure of the prismatic layer, and has a
shine like a pottery. The color is from pearl white to off-white. also
can be seen rarely flame pattern.
Quahog Pearls are uncommonly found from Hard Clam [ Mercenaria mercenaria]. Hard Clam is bivalve harvesting mainly for food in Mexico and the American northeastern coast. They creates non-nacre natural pearl very uncommonly. They are called them "Quahog Pearl" in Mexican coast.
Scallops [ Patinopecten yessoensis ] are harvested for food off the coast of California. They creates non-nacre natural pearl very uncommonly.
Scallop Pearls has characteristic leaf-like structure. (The right one)
Oysters are harvested for food in Mexico and the American west coast. Oyster Pearls are uncommonly found from them.
It is not unusual to get many colors variations on one pearl. (The right one)
This natural pearl is a by-product created by the Shell’s defender instinct. Abalone Blister has the imprint that insect invaded. They have characteristic crystal structure.
Feather Pearls are uncommonly found from Freshwater Pearly Mussel [ Margaritifera margaritifera ] harvested along the Mississipppi valley.
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