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What is the difference between a natural pearl and a cultured pearl?

Asked by alexsingerus (13points) April 15th, 2008
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A cultured pearl is a pearl created by a pearl farmer under controlled conditions.

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public schooling

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stranger_in_a_strange_land's avatar

As @aubepine said. x-rays will show the type of “seed” material used, which in cultured pearls is a regular shape as opposide to a random shape of naturally-occurring pearls.

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