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    Agreed! One way to look at it in a more simple form is that a pearl is a lot like the shell, except backward. The periostracum is the outside of a mollusk shell and the nacreous layer is the innermost side. Pearls are in some ways, mollusk shells inside out.

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    That makes sense!

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    Dave - Thank you for that excellent explanation !!

    Jeremy - Oh I do like that description !
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