I found a pearl

by daniel mcalpine
(bundaber queensland australia)

Hi, my name is Daniel. I live in Bundaberg Queensland. I found what I think is an akoya pearl while I was eating some some raw oysters. It is near round about 5-6mm long and white with a thin black line on it. It is very glossy. I was wondering if it would be worth any thing?






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I found a pearl

by Daniel Mcalpine
(Bundaber QLD Australia)

Natural Australian Pearl

Natural Australian Pearl

Hi g'day I thought I would share my amazing story about a 9-10mm pearl I found in the flesh of a black lipped oyster of the coast of Australia QLD. The pearl is white with a black goldish looking line it. Also when in direct sunlight it has dark blue overtone or even blackish colour all over it. If any one could tell me what sort of pearl I have. p.s thanks for any info any one could give me.

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Fisherman Finds Pearl in Australia

Dan McAlpine & his Natural Pearl (photo: NewsMail.com)

Dan McAlpine & his Natural Pearl (photo: NewsMail.com)

Fisherman Finds Pearl in Australia...read more about Dan McAlpine's pearl find.

KEEN fisherman Dan McAlpine will not be surprised if more people head to Burnett Heads after he struck treasure there.

Mr McAlpine was fishing from the shore several months ago when family members started prying oysters off the rocks and eating them.

“I started cracking a few oysters and eating them too, while I was fishing,” he said.

“Then I felt something in my mouth and when I pulled it out I found it was a black pearl.”

Mr McAlpine said he found the pearl about six months ago and had been researching his find ever since.

And he has the facts and figures at his fingertips.

“Only about one in 100,000 pearls is a black pearl,” he said.

“They only occur in black-lipped oysters, and only one in 15,000 oysters will spawn a pearl.”

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