Information on the Large South Sea Pearl

Information on the Large South Sea Pearl

What exactly is a ‘South Sea’ pearl? This is a pearl that is formed by the Pinctada maxima mollusk and are found in areas around the Pacific and Indian Oceans, mainly: Australia Philippines Myanmar Indonesia Largest pearls South Sea pearls are the largest harvested cultured pearls anywhere in the world. The average size of a South Sea pearl is reported to be 13mm, with most farming producing pearls at a range of sizes between 9 mm to 20 mm. South Seas The South Seas lie in between the southern coast…

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