Judi McCormick / Abernethy pearl

Bill Abernathy-Little Willie Pearl

Bill Abernathy-Little Willie Pearl

Bill Abernathy, the founder of the famous Little Wille Pearl passed away on November 26th at the age of 96. He was also famous for many pearl discoveries in Scotland before the ban on pearl fishing in the UK.

Not only was he an extraordinary pearl fisherman, he was just a delightful spirit.

May he rest in peace.

For more on the Little Willie Pearl, go to my blog, 

https://judimccormickjewelry.com/blogs/judi-mccormick/famous-pearls-abernethy-pearl?_pos=1&_sid=329a2bee6&_ss=r

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Famous Pearls-Abernethy Pearl

Famous Pearls-Abernethy Pearl

The Abernethy Pearl or Little Willie as it is affectionately known, was "fished" out of the River Tay in Perth, Scotland in 1967. It is known as the most perfectly spherical and largest natural pearl to be found.
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