Akoya

AKOYA is a quite small and thin bivalve shell, with inside an oyster that producing akoya pearls. It’s PTERIDE, belonging to the family of PTERIIDAE. The species is the PINCTADA martensii. The coloring of its internal light gray iridescent mother of pearl (or pearl). The button coming from this shell is lighter and cheaper.

COMMERCIAL NAME:AKOYA

SUPERFAMILY: PTERIOIDEA

FAMILY: PERIIDAE

SPECIES (SCIENTIFIC NAME): PINCTADA FUCATA MARTENSII

PROVENANCE: Red Sea; Sri Lanka; Persian Gulf; Indian Ocean; Western Pacific Ocean; Australia; China; Venezuela;

BUTTONS

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