Conch pearl, 13.7 cts.
Lot 1228Y
Non-nacreous Pearl--An Unusual Conch Pearl
US$ 3,500 - 4,500
£2,100 - 2,700
Lot Details
Non-nacreous Pearl--An Unusual Conch Pearl
Strombus gigas or "Queen Conch"
Caribbean Sea

Conch pearls can be found in a variety of hues including the pastel melon color seen in this large non-nacreous pearl. Minute graining can be seen on its surface.
Weighing approximately 13.7 carats and measuring 13.0 x 12.0 x 11.0mm

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