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    I found this tiny pearl inside of an Oyster that I was eating on Saturday 09/01/2012. I bit the oyster and there it was. I really would like to know what kind of pearl it is. The color is off white.
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    Pearl Maven Senior Pearl Expert Caitlin's Avatar
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    that is an oyster pearl. The ones from oysters you eat are not nacreous- that shiny iridescent look- they are more like porcelain. Not worth anything except for the great story because it is unusual to find one.

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    My avatar is a Sea of Cortez mabe pearl. One of a pair of Mexican handmade earrings.

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