Quahog deep purple pearl

by Steve
(Cape Cod, MA.)

Quahog Purple Pearl

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.

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Sep 15, 2015
by: Kari


That's a gorgeous pearl. So is the shell. I love it that you kept the shell too. What a treasure. Lucky you.

What will you do with it? Maybe put it in a little bottle necklace? Or in a pendant cage?

What an amazing story about the disappearing island. Sort of spooky but I guess they anticipated it happening and moved the houses.

Thank you for sharing!

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