Jeffries, A Treatise on Diamonds and Pearls (1757); J.
Pearls are obtained from a species of this.
Pink pearls are occasionally found.
Dazzled society by his Magyar uniform, which was encrusted all over, even to the boots, with pearls and diamonds; while the Turkish ambassador, Sarim Effendi, caused much diversion by his bewilderment.
(1890); Jameson, " On the Origin of Pearls," Proc. Zool.