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Experiments in using atypical ‘beads’ and mantle interference in the production of cultured pearls with Australian Pinctada maxima

Since approximately 2010 a practice has been developed of using low quality natural pearls as the substrates for cultured nacre growth – natural pearls used as ‘beads’ in the production of ‘bead’ cultured pearls. This practice involves the placing...
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