Pearl farming

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Pearls have been used as jewels for centuries and pearl aquaculture has helped make pearls more readily available. How are these pearls produced? How do they differ from natural pearls and why are freshwater pearls so much cheaper than marine pearls? Dr Schl├Ąppy, who was employed in the pearl industry on a remote island of Irian Jaya in Indonesia, will reveal the mysteries of the steps necessary for a pearl to become an asset around your neck or part of your cufflinks. In her presentation, she will uncover how pearls are produced and what criteria is used to judge the quality of a pearl.

Period19 Apr 2018

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  • TitleThe wisdom of pearl farming
    Degree of recognitionLocal
    Media name/outletParticle
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size990 words
    CountryAustralia
    Date19/04/18
    DescriptionPearls have been used as jewels for centuries and pearl aquaculture has helped make pearls more readily available. How are these pearls produced? How do they differ from natural pearls and why are freshwater pearls so much cheaper than marine pearls? Dr Schl├Ąppy, who was employed in the pearl industry on a remote island of Irian Jaya in Indonesia, will reveal the mysteries of the steps necessary for a pearl to become an asset around your neck or part of your cufflinks. In her presentation, she will uncover how pearls are produced and what criteria is used to judge the quality of a pearl.
    Producer/AuthorKirsten Flint-Scitech
    URLhttps://phys.org/news/2018-06-wisdom-pearl-farming.html
    PersonsMarie-Lise Schlappy