Poor Thai fisherman finds extremely rare orange Melo pearl worth £250K
A poor Thai fisherman was ecstatic after finding a Melo pearl – one of the most expensive in the world on a beach in Thailand.
Hatchai Niyomdecha, 37, was picking up oyster shells with his family when they stumbled upon the rare shell in Nakhon Si Thammarat province on January 27.
Hatchai found a discarded buoy ball washed ashore with three beautiful shells sticking to it so he called his brother Worachat Niyomdecha, 35, to have a look.
The two lads picked the shells off the ball and to