What are pearls and how are these produced

Alagarswami, K and Qasim, S Z (1974) What are pearls and how are these produced. Seafood Export Journal, 6 (1). pp. 1-10.


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A pearl is a gem and there is no place better known for pearls than the neck of a beautiful woman. In early poetic collections of Tamil literature, the beauty of Indian pearls has been mentioned so for€efully that pearls formed one of the earliest objects of India's foreign trade with Egypt. Rome, Greece and China.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pearls; pearl culture
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Pearl oyster
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2011 12:02
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:44
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7596

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