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24 Aug, 2016

World´s largest´ pearl emerges 

Guinness World Record

Giant PearlA poor Philippine fisherman reveals what is thought to be the world’s largest pearl. The man found the 34 kg pearl inside a giant clam that was snagged by his anchor as he waited out a storm at sea, but hid it under his bed for a decade without knowing its worth. A fire at his home forced him to move house. The previous record, at 6kg, is valued at $35 million.

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