Natural Saltwater Tridacna Clam Pearls Earrings
rare white gold 18K diamonds pair if earrings with huge Natural Saltwater
Pearls Clams "Hypoppus"
pair of drop earrings features a couple of Tridacna gigas Pacific Ocean luminescent white non-nacreous natural pearls,
which possesses a white porcelain color with a fine eye- visible flame
pattern. The shape is extraordinarily symmetrical, pleasing and
pearls are natural and not farmed
weight: 19.36 cts.
One pearl is 13.00 x 9.74 x 9.69 mm and the other one is 13.24 x 10.17 x 10.07.
are mounted on an 18kt white gold mounts set with brilliant-cut diamonds
of the earrings: 45 mm
with certificate issued by GEMLAB- Liechtenstein and jewellery box
Like nacreous pearls,
tridacna pearls grow in mollusks. Specifically, they form in bivalve mollusks of
the Tridacna genus of clams. This genus includes giant clams
of enormous size. Technically, tridacna pearls are calcareous concretions because they aren’t made of
nacre. In a tridacna pearl,
instead of forming in sheets, the mineral aragonite arranges itself radially. In a
fine specimen, this results in an exciting flame structure that rolls across
These clams grow in
tropical reefs in the Indo-Pacific region, primarily in Indonesia and the
Philippines. The giant clams are indeed known to produce such pearls but only a
few are recognised by gemologists. they are unique and rare to come by