Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Pearl Maven Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert Caitlin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    near Tucson AZ
    Posts
    8,828

    Default Freshwater pearls in Egypt in ancient times

    Egypt in addition to using pearls and pearl-shell from other sources (e.g., India), Ancient Egyptians were also familiar with their own local freshwater pearls from Aetheria and Unio species.
    Jackson 1916
    What is going on with this nowadays?
    Last edited by Caitlin; 07-08-2006 at 05:02 PM.
    Caitlin

    How to hand-knot pearls without a tool

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

  2. #2
    Pearl Maven Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert Caitlin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    near Tucson AZ
    Posts
    8,828

    Default

    Sorry I messed up the above post. It is fixed.
    Caitlin

    How to hand-knot pearls without a tool

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

  3. #3
    Natural Pearl Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert BlackPearlDudeDC's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Location
    California mostly.
    Posts
    1,632

    Default

    I was doing my own googling and search on "African" Pearls and this thread is one of the places I've landed...also Kari's place:

    karipearl egyptian-information-on-pearls
    No, Midge said, I take it back. I wouldnt get a mink coat the first thing. Know what Id do? Id get a string of pearls. Real pearls. Yes, Annabel said, slowly. I think thats a kind of a good idea. And it would make sense, too. Because you can wear pearls with anything.