December 24, 2021

The Queen Mary Pearl

By Francisco Javier Fernandez Sanchez
The Queen Mary Pearl | The South Sea Pearl
The Queen Mary Pearl ~ As a foremost authority in the testing of Natural Pearls , the SSEF has had the chance in the past few decades to see and analyse the most unique and outstanding natural pearls in the market, many of them of historic provenance, such as the Peregrina pearl , the Marie-Antoinette pearl pendant, and the Ana Maria pearl to name only a few. As a true highlight of this illustrious collection, we recently had the pleasure to analyse the Queen Mary Pearl, a drop-shaped Natural Pearl of 41.5 ct (166 grains) of finest quality and lustre. 🦪 Based on the provided documentation, this pearl is of historic provenance and is known as the ‘Queen Mary Pearl’, once owned by Queen Mary (1867- 1953). She had accumulated a collection of priceless jewels during her life and they were passed on to her only daughter..... 

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