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    Cool Island Adventure and Pearl Collecting

    Hello guys,

    I would just like to show the pearls that I have collected in a secluded island in Cebu. All of these natural pearls were acquired by visiting the houses in the island. The residence there are mostly deep sea divers. I have only been there for 2 weeks and I can't wait to get back there soon.
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    Natural Pearl Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert amti's Avatar
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    Wow! You have quite a variety of pearls! What a great collection!

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    What an interesting collection. Are the bright white ones actually pearls?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BWeaves View Post
    What an interesting collection. Are the bright white ones actually pearls?
    Thank you BWeaves the big white ones came from what they call in local name a "manlot" shell . I weighted it earlier, its actually 73.6 ct. I'm hoping to get ones with a beautiful flame when I returned there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by amti View Post
    Wow! You have quite a variety of pearls! What a great collection!
    Thank you amti

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    JoanAu,

    Thanks for sharing your wonderful adventure. I read a book titled Pearl Diver when I was twelve. It was the spark that sent me on some great adventures in the world of gems.

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    Sweet! Those shells appear to be Tridacna squamosa and they can produce pearls with a flame pattern.
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    Wow! What an awesome collection! Thank you for sharing

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    Thank you so much for sharing this amazing collection. It is wonderful to see these natural pearls up close.

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    Rare Pearl Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert
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    Coooooool!

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    The pearls are lovely, and I like the wavy shells!

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    Very cool collection!

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    Wow...Thanks...Hope you find some flames next time.

    Also the French Blue book is very interesting!!!

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    Fabulous pearls! Thanks so much for sharing photos of your collection !!

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