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ALL ABOUT PEARLS

Tabandeh Sizdahkhani

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ALL ABOUT PEARLS

ALL ABOUT THESE WATER GEMS: PEARLS ARE UNIQUELY FORMED WATER GEMS, EACH WITH ITS OWN SHAPE, COLOR AND LUSTER. NO TWO ARE IDENTICAL AND IRREGULARITY IS CONSIDERED AN ASPECT OF THEIR BEAUTY. PEARLS ARE CREATED WHEN MICROSCOPIC FOREIGN OBJECTS BECOME TRAPPED INSIDE LIVING MOLLUSKS, CAUSING THE ORGANISM TO SECRETE LAYERS OF NACRE (NAY-KER) AROUND THE IRRITANT. THE NACRE THEN HARDENS, FORMING A PEARL INSIDE THE SHELL. NATURALLY FORMED, WILD PEARLS ARE EXTRAORDINARILY RARE AND EXPENSIVE. MOST PEARL VARIETIES ARE CULTURED; THEY’RE FARMED IN CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENTS USING ARTIFICIALLY INTRODUCED IRRITANTS TO START THE PEARL-MAKING PROCESS. THEY CAN BE PRODUCED IN EITHER...