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Lot 3246Y. Conch Pearl, Strombus gigas or "Queen Conch", Caribbean Sea. Weighing approximately 8.88 carats and measuring 11.84 x 10.26 x 9.52mmEstimate US$ 10,000 - 12,000 (€ 8,400 - 10,000). © Bonhams 2001-2018

The present offering is of large size: a lovely, non-nacreous pearl that has a classic ovoid shape, as well as an attractive rose color and excellent overall flame pattern iridescence.

Bonhams. THE WORLD OF GOLD, OPALS AND OTHER "PHENOMENAL" GEMS, 15 May 2018, 10:00 PDT, LOS ANGELES