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Pearls? #120439
04/07/06 11:15 AM
04/07/06 11:15 AM
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Post Falls, ID
SeaDreams Offline OP
SeaDreams  Offline OP
OK - letting my ignorance be displayed yet again...

I know nothing about the industry... so - are pearls harvested and available in Belize?

(Other than the pearls of wisdom on this board of course!) laugh

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Re: Pearls? #120440
04/07/06 11:54 AM
04/07/06 11:54 AM
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San Pedro and Caye Caulker, Be...
silkpainter Offline
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Conch pearls are rare and found by conch divers from time to time. They used to be plentiful when locals could walk out into the sea, lift a bit of seagrass and harvest lobster right from their front yard. They range from light pink to bright fuscia and are irregular in shape like a freshwater pearl. If someone approaches you with a pink or white perfectly spherical shaped pearl, its probably been carved (by man) from a conch shell.

Re: Pearls? #120441
04/07/06 11:57 AM
04/07/06 11:57 AM

hey Silk - that is a fascinating piece of information - thanks! smile

Re: Pearls? #120442
04/07/06 12:00 PM
04/07/06 12:00 PM
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 100
Post Falls, ID
SeaDreams Offline OP
SeaDreams  Offline OP
Thank you - very interesting!

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Re: Pearls? #120443
04/07/06 02:49 PM
04/07/06 02:49 PM
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San Pedro Belize
Libby Storey Offline
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if you go to Rendevous Restaurant, Glen has real ones for sale

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Re: Pearls? #120444
04/07/06 03:15 PM
04/07/06 03:15 PM
Joined: Sep 2005
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Post Falls, ID
SeaDreams Offline OP
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Thanks for the tip Libby - we didn't make it very far up north last time we were on AC. We'll make time for it this time though.

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