freshwater pearl


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fresh′water pearl′


n.
any of the small pearls produced esp. by freshwater mussels.
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Whatever her style, you'll find a pretty gift here 1 PEARLY QUEEN If she loves her jewellery, your mum will treasure this silver and freshwater pearl heart T-bar bracelet, PS65 at Beaverbrooks 2 TIME FOR TEA Make mum a cup of tea in bed using this pretty floral two-mug teapot, PS39.
The endangered freshwater pearl mussel, which can live for more than 100 years, is being bred and reared in a "mollusc nursery" using techniques pioneered in Czechoslovakia, Norway and Luxembourg.
The population of freshwater pearl mussels in Wales is no longer viable because they are all old and there aren't many of them left.
Tenders Are Invited for Provision of services for the administration of an eip locally led scheme for the conservation of the freshwater pearl mussel.
She started to research what had happened to Scotland's once booming freshwater pearl mussel population and the people who had made their living fishing for pearls.
The handmade arts and crafts on offer include: semi precious gemstone and freshwater pearl jewellery, artwork and photographs, sublime candles, cards and gift bags, soaps and washes, upcyled and recycled gifts, wonderful bags and purses, and unique home furnishings.
Along the way he goes in search of freshwater pearl mussels, one of the most endangered species in the world.
Haute Hippie Fringe Flapper dress, $795, The Met Fashion House; baroque freshwater pearl necklace in 14K white gold, $3,100, South Sea pearl necklace in 14K white gold, $5,575, earrings, 18K white gold with freshwater pearl and 0.
From the Middle Ages until about 100-150 years ago, the European freshwater pearl undoubtedly was important as a valuable decorative object.
Bella-Tiara's Royal Wedding Headpiece collection includes vintage headbands, freshwater pearl and side accented headbands, hair combs and dramatic wedding tiaras.
But the two new areas of freshwater pearl mussels are being kept secret to prevent poachers targeting the endangered species.
99 for 50ml, Boots This brand new paste promises up to five-shadeswhiter teeth in just three weeks, using a powerful combo of real freshwater pearl powder and professional dental ingredient 'perlite' to gently lift stains.