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Freshwater Pearls and Saltwater Pearls

– What are the differences that you notice between the mollusks? The growing methods are all the same?

Shellfish and Cultured Pearls

Oysters Sea and Freshwater Mussels

The fresh water mollusks (pearls of lakes and rivers) and those of salt water (sea pearls) are both able to produce cultured pearls.

The bivalve molluscs that produce saltwater cultured pearls are chiamatati oysters while those that produce freshwater cultured pearls are identified by the name of mussels. Continue reading