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2012-06-19 23:01:38

Pearl Jewelry is becoming very popular with both men and women. Following the growing demand, JewelOcean is launching a new collection of Pearl Rings such as Pearl engagement rings and Pearl wedding rings. The new collection will be available to customers by June 20th. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 Pearl is one of the oldest gemstones known to men. Pearl has been used in making jewelry since ancient times, with examples of pearl jewelry found in cultures ranging from Egyptian to...

2009-11-06 13:28:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than 25 years, all attempts at culturing pearls from the queen conch (Strombus gigas) have been unsuccessful--until now. For the first time, novel and proprietary seeding techniques to produce beaded (nucleated) and non-beaded cultured pearls from the queen conch have been developed by scientists from Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI). With less than two years of research and...

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2009-11-04 09:15:00

For more than 25 years, all attempts at culturing pearls from the queen conch (Strombus gigas) have been unsuccessful"”until now. For the first time, novel and proprietary seeding techniques to produce beaded (nucleated) and non-beaded cultured pearls from the queen conch have been developed by scientists from Florida Atlantic University's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI). With less than two years of research and experimentation, Drs. H©ctor Acosta-Salm³n and Megan...


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Pinctada Maxima
2013-04-25 16:49:52

Pinctada maxima is a species of pearl oyster, a marine bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Pteriidae, the pearl oysters. There are two different color varieties: the White lipped oyster and the Gold lipped oyster. These bivalves are considered to be the largest pearl oysters in the world. They have a very strong inner shell layer composed of nacre, also known as “mother of pearl”. They’re significant in the cultured pearl industry as they are used to produce South Sea pearls....

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