White Non-nacreous pearl, giant clam, Tridacna maxima, 23.56 cts.
Lot 1237Y
Rare Large Natural White Non-Nacreous Pearl—from "The Giant Clam"
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£2,400 - 3,600
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Rare Large Natural White Non-Nacreous Pearl—from "The Giant Clam"
Tridacna maxima
Coastal waters near the Philippines

A near-spherical non-nacreous white pearl having a fine grained flame pattern. Pearls having such symmetry are exceedingly rare.
Weighing approximately 23.38 carats and measuring 15.0 x 14.12 mm

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by a European gemological laboratory report US 57622201P dated July 19, 2011 stating non-nacreous pearl from the giant clam.

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