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    Hi,

    I found a pearl that was being sold as a mabe pearl but when I got it, it is spherical. Also, the color is in the gold tone. I've done some basic testing and it's telling me it's a pearl. Anyone seen this before? Is it a south sea or something else? I wonder. The size is about 16.75 mm.

    Thank you,
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    The surface has the grainy appearance of an imitation pearl or "shell pearl" (which is a kind of imitation pearl.)

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    What about this one? South Sea or not?

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    That could be a SSP.
    FWP are also being dyed to resemble SSP. If the setting is gold/diamonds, probably SSP; if silver/CZ probably FWP.

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    Thank you!

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