Australia

AUSTRALIA (or AUSTRALIAN) is a bivalve shell like TAHITI  these two are considered the mother of pearl) and in these shells we can find the classic, precious white pearls.
As typology of mother of pearl it has the best quality (and its the most expensive).

It’s a PTERIDE belonging to the family of PTERIIDAE. Scientifically is a Pteria Margaritifera but included PINCTADA MAXIMA’s family.

It, of course, comes from Australia. Its iridescent Mother of Pearl is generally white. It can ‘still present yellowish nuance as a natural feature of this shell.

COMMERCIAL NAME: MADREPERLA  AUSTRALIA

SUPERFAMILY: PTERIOIDEA

FAMILY: PTERIIDAE

SPECIES (SCIENTIFIC NAME): PINCTADA MAXIMA

PROVENANCE: AUSTRALIA

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