Experimental Mabe/mage Pearl production at Vizhinjam

Anil, M K and Andrews, Joseph and Thomas, K T and Appukuttan, K K and Ramachandran, N (2003) Experimental Mabe/mage Pearl production at Vizhinjam. Fishing Chimes, 23 (10&11). pp. 49-50.


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Vizhinjam Research Centre of CMFRI has recently developed a simple and unique technique for the production of Mabe/image pearls. The technique developed also includes method to produce quality images for implantation using metal templates. Metal templates of required shape, design and size were first made. Then shell cement prepared using black clam shell (Villorita cyprinoides) was used to make the images.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mabe/mage Pearl; Vizhinjam
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 06:15
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:27
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4378

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