22["Notes of the Week", The Western Mail (Perth, WA), Saturday 12 February 1910, page 34]

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The World's Largest Pearl.--Bombay advices which reached Perth by the G.M.S. Bremen last week state that when the mail left that city there was on view what is described as the finest pearl that has ever been fished from the bottom of the seas. Its weight is 34 carats, and it is nearly three-quarters of an inch in diameter. There is, it is stated, only one other pearl of equal beauty, the Pellegrina, now in the Museum of Zosima in Moscow. This pearl has hitherto been considered a priceless gem, owing to its globular shape with a flawless skin of Oriental lustre, but the weight of the Pellegrina is only 28 carats. Those connected with the pearl industry of this State will be interested in this magnificent jewel now in Bombay.

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