क्यों और कैसे कस्तूरी मोती बनाओ

Why and How Oysters Make Pearls

कस्तूरी विदेशी वस्तुओं के लिए एक रक्षात्मक प्रतिक्रिया के रूप में मोती बनाना.

The process begins when some foreign body, such as sand, a parasite or some other organic material, manages to make its way inside the oyster’s shell and comes in contact with the mantle, a layer that protects the oyster’s internal organs, sometimes even damaging it.

The oyster’s body sees the invading substance as a potential threat, and in response the mantle begins to deposit a substance called nacre, also called mother of pearl, onto it. This is the same substance that coats the inner part of the shell.

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