Blue Nile Glossary
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  Mabé Pearl:  
  A hemispherical cultured pearl that is grown on the inside of an oyster's shell rather than in the oyster's tissue. This half-pearl is cut from the inside of the shell and backed with mother-of-pearl.

See also: Pearl, Mother-of-Pearl.


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