You never know what you might find when you go digging around on an island in the Persian Gulf.
"The pearl dates back 8,000 years to the Neolithic period — the last stage of the Stone Age.
Dubbed the "Abu Dhabi Pearl," this ancient gem is faint pink in color and about 0.3 centimeters (0.13 inches) long. It was found in a layer at a Neolithic site that dates to between 5800 B.C. and 5600 B.C., making it the oldest in the world, according to a statement from Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism."It's a very pretty pink pearl, too.