Pearls from Pismo Clam

by John Frazer
(San Diego)

I found TWO pearls inside a Pismo clam. The shell was damaged and the clam made these two pretty pearls. white and tan.


Anyone ever heard of pearls from pismos?

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Jun 27, 2009
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Photo?
by: Kari

John, Any chance of a photo? You can email one or more to me at karipearls(AT)gmail(DOT)com and I'll gladly add them to your page.

Thanks for sharing. I'd also love to hear the story of your find.

Jun 27, 2009
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Nacrous and rare
by: Kari

Jeremy, of Pearl Paradise commented on my twitter post about your pearls and says they are pearls from Tivela stultorum. They would be nacreous and quite rare.

Thanks, Jeremy!

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