He gave him something like a giant tooth, a few years later, it was worth a trillion. np
The estimated value is between $60 million and $90 million.
In the city of Mississauga, Canada, guy Abraham Reyes was lucky enough to have a natural pearl that weighs 27.65kg and is estimated to cost from 60 to 90 million US dollars (1,300-2,000 billion VND). .
The man was handed a giant pearl weighing up to 27.65kg.
In fact, the guy kept this gem for many years without knowing its value until it was appraised. Before that, he also thought that this was not a pearl.
Recently, Abraham Reyes went to verify his pearl and discovered it was a giant pearl. The guy named it “Giga Pearl”.
The gem, shaped like a tooth, is called the “Giga Pearl”.
This pearl is four times larger than the one holding the world century – Lao Tzu pearl, also known as the Pearl of Allah , was also found in the Philippines in 1939.
Abraham Reyes’ pearl is creamy white, looking quite like a giant tooth. He collaborated with artist Bethany Krull (American) to make a 22K gold-plated brass stand with an octopus shape to hold the pearl.
An octopus-shaped holder to protect the giant jewel.
This colossal jewel is a heirloom of the Reyes family. Abraham’s grandfather had owned the pearl since 1959 and then passed it on to Abraham’s uncle. The young man received this treasure from his grandfather only recently.
Abraham’s grandfather bought it from a fisherman in Camiguin. This is a small island southeast of Manila, this place is surrounded by many volcanoes.
Abraham Reyes said: “I am honored to own this pearl. It comes with the great responsibility that my family has come to expect from me . “
The Reyes family has owned the gem since 1959.
When he wanted to confirm the value of the heirloom gem, Abraham turned to art consultant Anthony Wu and together they learned about the gem. They went to the Gemological Institute of America to find out. A lot of research has been conducted. Mr. Anthony told him that there had never actually been a pearl in the world like it, so there was nothing to compare it to.
After much research, experts estimate that Abraham’s pearl has a lifespan of up to 1,000 years
Abraham Reyes brought it to the 2020 Toronto Auto Show so more people could admire his family’s precious jewel.
The value of the giant pearl can be up to 2,000 billion VND.
Mr. Anthony also explained that giant pearls are mainly found in the deep sea near the Philippines, mussels are often found near colorful coral reefs.
In fact, in 2016, a 34 kg pearl with an estimated value of US$100 million was also discovered in the Philippines. However, this gem has not yet been declared value because the Gemological Institute of America has not been able to accurately measure the data of the 34kg gem mentioned above.