Why pearl and diamond rings are a match
What is the appeal of pearl and diamond rings? Let us explore the nature of pearls.
Pearls are produced by mussels of the oyster type and are built up of mother-of-pearl or nacre which is mainly calcium carbonate & an organic horn substance (conchiolin) that bind the micro-crystalssround an irritant.
This irritant intrudes in to the shell of the mussel and the mantle or in to the interior of the mussel.