Extremely rare orange pearls from the Melo melo gastropod, which has an orange shell. The set is from Vietnam, and believed to have belonged to the last emperor of Vietnam, Bao Dai, who ascended to the throne in 1932.
Photo ID: 15114_22_OrangePearls
Author: Michael Freeman
File state: Final
Photo size: 21.3 Mpixels (61 MB uncompressed) - 5629x3790 pixels (18.7x12.6 in / 47.7x32.1 cm at 300 ppi)