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Cultured half pearl (or mabe pearl) with the shell back removed to show inner nucleus

Date: 1950-1990
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 x 15 x 15 mm, 2.67 g
Medium: Cultured half pearl, Pearl shell, shell nucleus, glue
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from the George Family and Adrian Jackson
Object Name: Half pearl
Object No: 00042915

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    HistoryA cardboard box (00042910) containing assorted packages of pearls and nuclei with notes as to origin -DG's 'little museum' - curio box - including natural pearls, some natural blisters (hollow), a natural pearl formed from the back of the shell. Information given by Nick George.
    Additional Titles

    Collection title: Denis George Collection

    Assigned title: Cultured half pearl (or mabe pearl) with the shell back removed to show inner nucleus

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