The Pearl and the Dragon - A study of Vietnamese Pearls and a History of the Oriental Pearl Trade
The Pearl and the Dragon
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I've taken this book off of my pearl shelf and am starting to read it again. You can download a few pages about melo pearls by Kenneth Scarratt, for free here:
(Click on "Download Full Text PDF" and you'll get the18 pages. I think you need to be a member to get the full text PDF.)
Most of us have heard about melo pearls and in these free pages you can learn about various species of melo pearls: Melo aethio pica, Melo amphora, Melo broderipii, Melo georginae, and Melo melo.
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