Formation of a Pearl | Secret Life of Pearls

  • Published on Apr 23, 2016
  • Australia’s South Sea Pearl Oyster produces the most valuable pearls on Earth.
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  • Niam Sun
    Niam Sun 6 days ago

    Anyone else got hungry after watching this?

  • Zulkifli Mohd
    Zulkifli Mohd 6 days ago

    And so some capitalistic vermin will go to this “unsullied “ part of Australia and these poor creatures are plundered to extinction.
    Great job Nat Geo , informative video for those who love nature and those who plunders it .

  • Waqar Ghani
    Waqar Ghani 10 days ago

    0:12 Nice View
    0:48 My Father Use To Ask Me, In The Depth Of The Ocean Of Hardwork There Are So Many Pearls💎💍💐💒🐚🐳🍘🍚💇
    1:46 1:51💎💍🍚🐚💐🐳🐚💒🌟🌃

  • KirbyGames64
    KirbyGames64 10 days ago +1

    The voice is calming af

  • Kenyce
    Kenyce 10 days ago

    wtf yall Im here because of curiosity

  • Freddie Hankins
    Freddie Hankins 17 days ago

    I knew a lady named Pearl She owned two impressive sized pearls.I honored her by giving her a necklace of pearls.

  • Blue Hazard
    Blue Hazard 26 days ago

    Why does her voice sound like Garnet but a bit girly?

  • ChaniceCF
    ChaniceCF 28 days ago

    So, one was a myth and the other way a pearl is formed is merely a possibility.
    Does that mean it uncertain how a pearl is formed?

  • Zaffler
    Zaffler 29 days ago +1

    Ay what up my “mother of pearl”

  • mimi _yah
    mimi _yah Month ago

    her voice though.

  • Jenica santos
    Jenica santos Month ago

    Wow this left me more hanging than someone's ex's leaving them hanging

  • Apoorv Saxena
    Apoorv Saxena Month ago

    Australia was having it's own Aboriginal people !

  • imthinkinwacky
    imthinkinwacky Month ago

    That explains why Pearl is so salty. She's an oyster's kidney stone.

  • Magau 369
    Magau 369 Month ago’s a form of a tonsil stone?

  • Abhijith Karun
    Abhijith Karun Month ago

    So can we get a pearl without killing an Oyster ??

  • juvs amazing movie trailers Branzuela

    I'm looking for a buyer of my giant clamp pearl here in Philippines pls contact me 09355586582

  • Master Ethan
    Master Ethan Month ago

    The necklace was exquisite

  • Alvin john Alcantara

    Is this lord of the rings? Hahahaha

  • keni awoniyi
    keni awoniyi Month ago

    I love pearls!!!

  • Hermione Granger Stark
    Hermione Granger Stark 2 months ago

    Stepmother : Mirror mirror on the wall who is the fairest of them all.
    Mirror: pearl

  • Chocological
    Chocological 2 months ago

    Dame why they gotta kill them tho.

  • lil luca aka troço
    lil luca aka troço 2 months ago

    You know, it's a pretty cruel world, ya see? But, pressure makes a pearl

  • maphuti bronny
    maphuti bronny 2 months ago

    Pearl or pearls means prosperity

  • Peryton Palette
    Peryton Palette 2 months ago

    *There are more pearls inside the pearl of Pearls pearl..*

    I don't even remember if I spelled "pearl" right.

  • Saddam Abidin
    Saddam Abidin 2 months ago

    Lol try to visit I’m PHILIPPINE

  • _ Xpired
    _ Xpired 2 months ago

    Is this educational Asmr

  • kErMit uR LoCaL mEmE
    kErMit uR LoCaL mEmE 2 months ago

    Look at how beautiful God’s world is. We are here just ruining it.

  • Boom Panot
    Boom Panot 2 months ago

    If south sea pearl cost 1.5 M dollors each... why mikimoto crown cost only 200,000 dollors since it has a lot of south sea pearl on it.....

  • Ace Referiza
    Ace Referiza 2 months ago

    The narration is exquisite

  • Im died inside
    Im died inside 2 months ago

    Omg i had lots of pearls when i was a kid and threw them out

    EASY LIFE 2 months ago


  • Bahnas Productions
    Bahnas Productions 2 months ago

    Let me get my scuba gear brb

  • Akyel Collier
    Akyel Collier 3 months ago

    drop rate is to low not worth guys

  • Alejandro Tejeda
    Alejandro Tejeda 3 months ago

    So they buy oyster warts?

  • The Unknown
    The Unknown 3 months ago

    So a pearl is basically the tumor of a mollusk

  • ak 97
    ak 97 3 months ago

    Keep killing to feed greed

  • Rikku Takanashi
    Rikku Takanashi 3 months ago

    Lmao I love how many SU comments there are here. Also, that necklace was gorgeous and I'm not usually into Pearls.

  • Roro positif
    Roro positif 3 months ago

    GOD DAMMIT !!!!

  • Swann Meadow
    Swann Meadow 3 months ago

    I want that's unique and extremely beautiful

    CHRISTINA CASTRO 3 months ago


  • Francisco Flores
    Francisco Flores 3 months ago

    When she said "cream of the crop" I almost came

  • Ima Karimah
    Ima Karimah 3 months ago

    Mussels too? Hoooow?

  • Revathy Murugappa
    Revathy Murugappa 3 months ago

    I just want the pearl... 😘😘😘bt never killed the oyster 😢😢😢😢😢

  • Franchezqa Kroeger
    Franchezqa Kroeger 3 months ago +1

    Dang, I want that necklace!

  • War Queen Titania Regina nerada

    I need my own pearl (as a servant)

  • Shubhrangshu Mitra
    Shubhrangshu Mitra 3 months ago

    Most of the comments are Steven Universe jokes... 😂

  • hasslefree
    hasslefree 3 months ago

    The formation of Natural pearls is caused by water born Parasites....If there is an abundance of parasites then there is a higher incidence of natural pearl formation....while they are seldom ever round in shape rather very baroque shape

  • Call Me Noon Noon
    Call Me Noon Noon 3 months ago

    1.5 million? I’m on the next flight to Australia lol

  • Changer101
    Changer101 3 months ago

    Do you at least get to eat the oysters?

  • chemallow
    chemallow 3 months ago


  • Barbara Hammer
    Barbara Hammer 4 months ago +2

    i don't wear pearls.. they are pretty. what kind of sand in australia? thank you. good show.

  • NJBEL Bel
    NJBEL Bel 4 months ago

    This is just one incredible exemple To show and To tell us how great allah swt is

  • Mikey D
    Mikey D 4 months ago +1

    Nacre ✨

  • Justin Worboys
    Justin Worboys 4 months ago

    People want to ban the algorithm, but YOU ARE THE ALGORITHM. It is reflecting what you seek! Seek different pieces of information and it will bring it to you.
    This is on both sides. Don’t assume that you are the moral high ground - truly listen to the other side and try to understand where they are coming from.

  • Barira Creekmur
    Barira Creekmur 4 months ago

    Imma get myself a snail and get myself a pearl!

  • SnoopyDoo
    SnoopyDoo 4 months ago

    So there are lots of these to be found at Pearl Harbor?

  • Dia Han
    Dia Han 4 months ago

    They havnt seen the pearls from philippines yet i guess 💁🏻‍♀️

  • John Malapit
    John Malapit 4 months ago

    So an immune response similar to how the human body forms calcium around infections like TB

  • A. Mangla
    A. Mangla 4 months ago +1

    “The truth in every myth is the pearl in every oyster.”
    ― J. Earp

  • The Truth
    The Truth 5 months ago

    There's something weird about this video. The 3 largest pearls (wild) ever found have ALL been from the same region, South China Sea, but not Australia. Found in the centre of the centre for the world's marine biodiversity region. Palawan, Philippines. The largest of the 3 is 34kg, yes that's right.

  • John Blaine
    John Blaine 5 months ago


  • Hiii Pearl Anne Canon
    Hiii Pearl Anne Canon 5 months ago

    So that's my secret life😂😅😆

  • Di Si
    Di Si 5 months ago

    Amazing creation of God

  • abdullah hosaini
    abdullah hosaini 5 months ago

    These videos give a hint to fisherman to go steal as many oysters and disrupt the marine system just for bloody money

  • MintArcade
    MintArcade 5 months ago

    By revealing the location won't it allow illegal harvest to poach the area?

  • Katy Atkinson
    Katy Atkinson 5 months ago

    Bring me 20 oysters

  • Jay Barcita
    Jay Barcita 5 months ago

    Really nice narrator.

  • Ameerah Bi
    Ameerah Bi 5 months ago

    I bought two pearls recently

  • Jenny Rose Diaz
    Jenny Rose Diaz 5 months ago

    They lived thousand of years and human kill them just like that!

  • Hema Latha
    Hema Latha 5 months ago

    Natgeo💞 forever

  • Kai Kai
    Kai Kai 5 months ago +1

    poor oysters

  • Noah Hernandez
    Noah Hernandez 5 months ago

    How the birthstone of June is made :]

  • Loving Opal
    Loving Opal 6 months ago

    You find pearls in salt

  • ام علي الحافوفه

    أكو عرب بل تعليقات حط لايك

  • MonkeyBoy32904
    MonkeyBoy32904 6 months ago

    so what you are saying is that pearls are 1 in 10000? pearls aren't that rare, in fact, they are common

  • Exolette
    Exolette 6 months ago

    I found myself one in the beach... My dad stole it from my hands, idk what's up with him...

  • Alessa Margaux
    Alessa Margaux 6 months ago

    The one speaking sounds like Galadriel!! 😍from the lotr.

  • All Star Pterosaur
    All Star Pterosaur 6 months ago +1

    The croc at 0:29 is basically me getting out of bed

  • Kumamon Satan :3
    Kumamon Satan :3 6 months ago +1

    Secret of pearl :pink diamond is rose quartz

  • TheDeemoNexus
    TheDeemoNexus 7 months ago

    Why does everyone say that sand can't cause a pearl to form in an mollusk? I know that that is the common idea, but just because it's so common doesn't make it untrue. Sand, parasites, food, or anything that makes it's way inside the shell that can irritate a mollusk can become a pearl.

  • Pandy The Panda
    Pandy The Panda 7 months ago

    So if i take care of an oyster and then put a little grain of sand when it opens the mouth and I wait years until im old will I get a pearl?

  • irakli dzneladze
    irakli dzneladze 7 months ago

    ANA ANGEL VASHA ANGEL 555555555555555555$$$

  • tom jerry
    tom jerry 7 months ago

    i need buyer .. giant pear in the philipines just reaply me

  • Anthony Quigley
    Anthony Quigley 7 months ago

    The SouthSea Pearl Oysters of NorthWestern Australia... makes a bunch of sense.

  • daniel patrick
    daniel patrick 7 months ago

    pristine with chemtrials running over the sky. lol

    REDPANDASARE AWESOME 7 months ago +1

    I am probably the only one to think that the process of making a pearly is like getting a corn on your foot. Something foreign gets inside you, andso your body puts hard layers on that substance, execpt no one wants to buy corns because they are disgusting.

  • Hail Nightcore
    Hail Nightcore 7 months ago


  • Eric Harris
    Eric Harris 7 months ago

    Do vegans wear pearl?

  • Paul A
    Paul A 7 months ago

    Name of song?

  • اية اسرة
    اية اسرة 7 months ago

    Possibility!!! Still not sure how pearls are formed...

  • Pramod Wickramathilaka
    Pramod Wickramathilaka 7 months ago

    How can i find noncultured pearl

  • Haemi Rampers
    Haemi Rampers 7 months ago

    My professor lied to me ... great

  • Nameirakpam Lakshmi
    Nameirakpam Lakshmi 7 months ago

    Wow! Magnificent! 💜

  • Te C-Jones
    Te C-Jones 7 months ago

    Wait, Australia's Northwest coast was wild in the past? What about the contact between the Yolngu aborigines and the Indonesian makassan fishers and traders?

  • Ray
    Ray 7 months ago

    Mother of pearl

  • Chris H
    Chris H 7 months ago +3

    Did anyone else think of the Lord Jesus Christ parable?
    Matthew 13: 45-46
    45 “Again the Kingdom of the heavens is like a traveling merchant seeking fine pearls. Upon finding one pearl of high value, he went away and promptly sold all the things he had and bought it.

  • Dominic Catap
    Dominic Catap 7 months ago

    Shanes series is shaking

  • Gabe F
    Gabe F 7 months ago

    Good that there is no people there, don’t touch it

  • Emilio Mendez
    Emilio Mendez 7 months ago

    Pearl:hold my salt

  • Jupiter plays
    Jupiter plays 7 months ago

    Garnet amethyst and who live in oyster under the sea pe ar l and steven !!😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂