That's great!! Thanks for posting! :)
> "The greatest European Market for pearls was certainly Venice. in the 1220s or therabouts the Austrian knight Ulrich von Lichtenstein (I KID YOU NOT>>>AKA the HERO IN A KNIGHT"S TALE?) (c. 1200-75/6) went on a pilgrimage to Rome and as a chivalric prank attired himself at Venice as a lady: "I got me two comeley braided tresses of hair, which I richly entwined with pearls wherof I found great plenty for sale in Venice".
> Never know what you will find when you are digging around!