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mother of pearl

Mother of pearl is the term used for the iridescent substance that forms the inner layer of the shell of some mollusks. It’s often used to make unique pieces of jewelry, among other uses, that have a boho-chic aesthetic. Because of the close relationship between mother of pearl and pearls, people sometimes confuse the two, though many significant differences exist. In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at mother of pearl and cover key points including where it comes from, its different uses,…