Very Fine Conch Pearl
Strombus gigas or "Queen Conch"
A fine flame pattern iridescence shimmering across the surface of this deep reddish pink conch pearl is the culmination of all the best attributes which recommend this fine non-nacreous pearl. It also possesses an excellent oval outline, perfect symmetry and a vitreous porcellaneous luster making it suitable for mounting in a fine item of jewelry.
Weighing approximately 4.02 carats and measuring 9.5 x 7.5 x 6.5 mm
Potential bidders outside of the United States who intend to import this lot are advised that permits will be required for pearls and that they may not be granted. If you are interest in this lot, please contact the Natural History Department before bidding.
US$ 8,000 - 10,000
£5,300 - 6,600
6,200 - 7,800
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