Natural Abalone Pearl Pendant
& Loose Pearls

Exquisite antique natural abalone pearl pendants and loose pearls for sale.

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: blue, silver, pink
Shape: oval/baroque
Weight: 45 carats
Size: 76 x 56 x 75mm
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Price: $18,000

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abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent White
Shape: Baroque
Weight: 0.20 carat
Size: 4.5 x 4mm
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Price: $25 SOLD!

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent White
Shape: Cone
Weight: 0.25 carats
Size: 5 x 4 x 2.5mm
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Price: $25 SOLD!

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent White
Shape: Baroque
Weight: 0.10 carats
Size: 4.5 x 2mm
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Price: $25

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent Bluish Green
Shape: Flat Baroque
Weight: 0.20 carats
Size: 8 x 4.5 x 1mm
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Price: $25

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent Bluish
Shape: Baroque
Weight: 0.25 carats
Size: 5.5 x 3 x 2.5mm
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Price: $25 SOLD!

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent Bluish
Shape: Baroque
Weight: 0.65 carats
Size: 7 x 4.5 x 3mm
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Price: $50

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent Whitish
Shape: Button
Weight: 0.25 carats
Size: 4 x 2mm
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Price: $25

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent
Shape: Flat Baroque
Weight: 0.25 carats
Size: 8 x 5 x 1.2mm
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Price: $25

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent Bluish
Shape: Drop
Weight: 0.40 carats
Size: 9 x 3 x 2.5mm
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Price: $25

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: : Iridescent Bluish
Shape: Baroque
Weight: 0.75 carats
Size: 10 x 4 x 3mm
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Price: $40 SOLD!

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent Bluish Green
Shape: Sort of a Bird Shape
Weight: 0.45 carats
Size: 9 x 4 x 2mm
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Price: $25

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent Bluish Green
Shape: Flat Baroque
Weight: 0.45 carats
Size: 12 x 6 x 1mm
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Price: $25

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent Bluish Green
Shape: Flat Baroque
Weight: 0.8 carat
Size: 14 x 7.5 x 1.5mm
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Price: $40

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent Bluish Green
Shape: Flat Baroque
Weight: 1.00 carat
Size: 11 x 8.5 x 1.5mm
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Price: $50

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent Bluish Green
Shape: Baroque
Weight: 1.25 carats
Size: 14 x 8.5 x 3.5mm
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Price: $60

Exquisite antique natural abalone pearl pendants and loose pearls for sale.

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Blue & Green - Iridescent
Shape: Baroque
Weight: 3.10 carats
Size: 12.5 x 8 x 4.5mm
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Price: $150 SOLD!

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent blue, green, silver
Shape: Button & Baroque
Size: Large Pearl 46mm or 1.8 inches
Small Pearl 9mm
Metal: 10K Gold
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Price: $3,329
abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent greens
Shape: Horn
Weight: 89.5 carats
Size: Approximately 1.5 inches
Clasp Metal Type: Copper
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Price: $3,500

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Iridescent
Shape: great white shark
Weight: 54.6cts
Size: 3 inches x 1 inch
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Price: $12,500
Contact Kari to purchase this pearl. Mention "Great White Shark".
abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Strong vibrant iridescent colours, blues, mauves, purple, electric green with overtones of orange
Shape: Conical pearl
Size: 90 x 58 x20mm
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Price: $6,430
abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: incredibly vivid intense blues and greens and flashes of mauves oranges and purples
Shape: Wing shape
Size: 98 x 29 x 5mm
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Price: $16,800
Contact Kari to purchase this pearl. Mention "Gorgeous Natural Abalone Wing Shaped Pearl".

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Intense iridescent greens and blues with overtones of mauves, purples and oranges
Shape: Conical shape pearl still in shell and a wing pearl alongside it
Size:
Conical pearl: 90 x 40 x 28mm
Wing pearl: 70 x 12mm

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Price: $23,160
Contact Kari to purchase this pearl. Mention "Enormous Natural Abalone Pearl from New Zealand".
abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Multicolored
Shape: Horn
Weight: 145.63 carats
Size: 50 x 36mm
Certificate: GIA, New York
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Price: $36,000
Contact Kari to purchase this pearl. Mention "145 carat abalone pearl"
abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: silvery-white shading to dove-grey with a pink and blue orient
Shape: Baroque
Weight: 212.5 carats
Size: 47x47x21mm
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Price: $62,500
Contact Kari to purchase this pearl. Mention 212ct White Abalone Pearl.

abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Multicolored
Shape: Horn
Weight: 15.1cts
Size: 31mm x 11.5mm
Price: $1,080
abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: Greenish Blue Iridescent
Shape: dugout canoe
Weight: Approx. 42 carats
Size: 69 x 19mm
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Price: $3,430 Or Best Offer!
abalone pearl
Abalone Pearl

Color: smooth and almost flawless magenta, blue, green and metallic
Shape: Horn
Weight: 7.4 Carats
Size: 19mm X 7.9mm
Price: $3,399

List of sold abalone pearls.

Kunz in his 1908 book of pearls says this about abalone pearls.

The abalones (Haliotidae) found on the coasts of California, Japan, New Zealand, and other localities in the Pacific, secrete pearly concretions, sometimes with fine luster.

Abalone pearls are especially interesting on account of their brilliant and unusual colors. Green predominates, but blue and yellow also occur. Although commonly very small, some of the well-formed ones exceed seventy-five grains in weight, and those of irregular shape may be very much larger. The ear-shells also produce many irregular pearly masses. Their beautiful greenish or bluish tints adopt them for artistic jeweled objects such as the body of a fly or of a beetle.

Abalones occur in many inshore tropical and semi-tropical waters, and particularly in the marginal waters of the Pacific. They attach themselves to the rocks by means of their large muscular disk-shaped foot, which acts like a sucker or an exhaust-cup.

On the California coast the abalones are gathered in large quantities for the pearls, for the shells and especially for the flesh, which is dried and used for food.

Experiments in growing pearls in the abalone or Haliotis were made in 1897 by Louis Bouton, an account of which was given at the meeting of the Paris Academie des Sciences in 1898. The tenacity of life in this mollusk makes it especially desirable for experiments of this nature. Through small holes bored into the shell, pellets of mother-of-pearl were inserted and placed within the mantle, the small holes being afterward closed up. Other nacreous pellets were introduced directly into the bronchial cavity. The objects were soon covered with thin, pearly layers, resulting in a few months in spheres of much beauty, resembling somewhat the pearls naturally produced by this mollusk. In six months, according to M. Bouton, the layers became of sufficient thickness to be attractive. Within limitations, the size of the pearl produced is in proportion to the length of time it is allowed to remain within the mollusk. The results of the experiments seem to encourage further efforts in this line, and possibly in course of time there may be a profitable business in growing pearls in abalones on the pacific coast of the United States. Indeed, the experiments in transplanting and cultivating the pearl-oyster in Australia leads one to fancy that the culture of that species in the warm coastal waters of America is by no means an impossibility.

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Rare Natural Abalone Pearl at 90mm 
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145+ carat Natural Abalone Pearl 
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"Great White Shark" Red Abalone Pearl 
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Type of pearl: Natural Abalone Pearl Carat Weight: 0.45 carats Shape: Sort of a Bird Shape Size: 9 x 4 x 2mm Color: Iridescent Bluish …

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Type of pearl: Natural Abalone Pearl Carat Weight: 0.8 carat Shape: Flat Baroque Size: 14 x 7.5 x 1.5mm Color: Iridescent Bluish Green …

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Type of pearl: Natural Abalone Pearl Carat Weight: 1.00 carat Shape: Flat Baroque Size: 11 x 8.5 x 1.5mm Color: Iridescent Bluish Green …

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Type of pearl: Natural Abalone Pearl Carat Weight: 1.25 carats Shape: Baroque Size: 14 x 8.5 x 3.5mm Color: Iridescent Bluish Green …

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Type of pearl: Natural Abalone Carat Weight: 45 carats Shape: oval Size: 76 x 58 x 8mm Color: pink silver blue Location of Origin: …

Abalone Pearl 45 carats for Sale Not rated yet
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