To know all about pearls, go to Paris National Natural History Museum

You love pearl jewels, and your companion is interested in science and history : here is an exhibition that you’ll both be pleased to visit.

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It’s located in Paris “Jardin des Plantes“, on it’s south side, just past the gate at 36 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, in the “Grande Galerie de l’Evolution” building.

You’ll see on videos the techniques used to get a shell produce a pearl,

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Learn about pearls history and geography,

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Enter a strange deep water like glowing world,

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With all colors and kind of pearls :

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Pearls necklaces :

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Pearl laces :

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A Chinese little pearl dragon :

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Winter boots made of horsehair and pearl buttons

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And in the dark, a glowing mother of pearls panel :

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Pearls, a natural history“, Jardin des Plantes, Grande Galerie de l’Evolution 36 rue Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire, 75005 Paris, tel 33(0)1 40 79 54 79, Metro Jussieu. Everyday except Tuesday 10 to 18. Up to March 8. Entrance 8 euros for Pearls exhibition and Galerie de l’Evolution permanent exhibition.

If you’re not in Paris yet, visit the exhibition site : http://www2.mnhn.fr/perles/

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