The Melo Melo pearl comes from the Melo Melo sea snail, a group of sea snails with scroll-like volute shells found in the South China Sea. The melo pearl is a non-nacreous pearl with colors ranging from light tan to brown, but orange is the most sought-after color. Melo Melo pearls are extremely rare, as no harvesting techniques exist.
- Optical Properties
- Characteristic Physical Properties
- Chemistry & Crystallography
LWUV: Variable chalky blue or orange
Melo Melo Pearl Colors
Melo Melo Pearl
Countries of Origin
Myanmar; Viet Nam; Cambodia; Unknown; China; Malaysia; Philippines (the); Thailand; Indonesia
Color will fade with long exposure to sunlight or UV light.