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Lot 2217. Fine Conch Pearl, Strombus gigas or "Queen Conch", Caribbean Sea; weighing approximately 5.60 carats and measuring 12.23 x 8.71 x 6.95mm mm. Sold for US$ 5,000 (€4,218) inc. premium. Photo: Bonhams.

Of classic oval shape having excellent flame pattern iridescence, beautiful porcellanous luster and a pastel baby pink hue. This pearl would make a fine pair with lot 2216.

Bonhams. LAPIDARY WORKS OF ART, GEMSTONES AND MINERALS, 6 Dec 2017, 10:00 PST - LOS ANGELES