A 34 kg. pearl has been turned over by a fisherman to Palawan Provincial Tourism Office. After keeping it for 10 years, he decided to hand this over to the government. Read more:GMA NEWS: 34kg Pearl
If verified, this unusual find will break the current record of ‘Pearl of Allah’ or ‘Pearl of Lai Tzu’ as biggest in the world. With official weight of 6.4kgs, the mother of all pearls is now valued at 4 million U.S dollars.
Unknown to many though, The deceased chairman of Crown Regency Hotels, Richard King, announced in 2013 to have in possession of a 9kg. pearl he referred to as ‘Pearl of the Kings’ said to be inherited from his grandfather. Read more: Philnews: Pearl of the Kings
All three discoveries came from Palawan seas.