Understanding gemology

Mother-of-pearl

Mother-of-pearl is the inner layer of certain mollusc shells.
The colour of mother-of-pearl varies widely depending on the organic pigments it contains.
As such, its initial colour ranges from yellow to purple.
It is mainly supplied by pearl farms in the South Seas.

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