Quahog deep purple pearl
(Cape Cod, MA.)
Quahog Purple Pearl
This deep purple quahog pearl was picked up off Wellfleet, Masachusetts.
Harvested on 9/6/2015. (Cape Cod)
5.5mm x 3.75mm
It was near Billingsgate Island. The Island once was about 60 acres with 30 homes and light house.
Due to erosion the structures were moved and the Island disappeared late 1930's or early 1940's.