World’s Largest Pearl ever discovered in the Philippines, the “Pearl of the King” will be considered as the largest pearl in the world. This amazing Giant Pearl comes from the Giant Clam Tridacna found in the Philippines.
Richard King is a Chinese-Filipino resort owner in the Boracay Island is also the owner of the world largest pearl. Pearl of the King weighs an astonishing 9 kilograms and measures 18 inches in diameter.
As stated by King, Chairman of the Crown Regency Hotel:
“Based on our initial measurement, the ‘Pearl of the Kings’ weighs around nine kilos and we are confident that we could be certified by the Guinness Book of World Records.”
According to the reports of Manila Bulletin, Chinese-Filipino owns largest pearl in the world said that a group of gemologists from the Guinness Book of World Records is expected to arrive here Dec. 19-20 to formally inspect the pearl he calls as the “Pearl of the Kings.”
The Regency Hotels and Resorts blog describe the amazing pearl like a beautiful gem like gift from nature is strong, resilient, and iridescent. It gives off a colorful bright glow when light passes through its translucent exterior.
The pearl comes from the Giant Clam Tridacna (Taklobo) found in the warm waters off the Philippines. This largest of all clams can weigh 400 kg, stretch for 4 feet across, and live for over 100 years.
Meanwhile, Guinness title holder of the largest pearl in the world is now in the United States and known as “Pearl of Allah” or the “Pearl of Lao Tzu”. Pearl of Allah is also discovered in the Philippines by a diver in a giant clam off the shore of Brooke’s Point, Palawan.
To witness the amazing beauty of world largest pearl, “Pearl of the King” will officially be introduced to the public this December at the Crown Regency Resorts & Convention Center’s amazing Boracay Oceanarium as one of its star attractions.
Crown Regency Resorts & Convention Center is located in the Boracay Island, Philippines or you can visit Crown Regency official website here.