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Pearls, Natural Beauties of the Gem World
A pearl is formed when an irritant, such as a grain of sand, lodges inside a mollusk, most often an oyster. To protect itself, the oyster secretes layers of a substance called nacre. Magically luminescent and a classic favorite.
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