The Golden Pearls of Myanmar

The Golden Pearls of Myanmar
Among the pristine islands and beaches rising out the jade-like waters of the Mergui Archipelago lie one of the most exquisite and unique gems in the world – golden pearls. Referred to by the locals as ‘tears of the oceans’ these pearls reached unseen highs in the March 2013 Hong Kong Auction.

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