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    01-20-2018, 03:01 PM
    That's a good idea. I will show the Miki strand and see what is said. :D The standard grading would have to separate each type of pearl....
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    01-20-2018, 02:51 PM
    Oh my gosh, GemGeek, this was my thought too. If I had a strand of AA Mikis (Not even thinking about an AAA strand), I don't think I'd wear it except...
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    01-20-2018, 06:54 AM
    If the strand was closer to, or better than, the AA I would have asked to have them show me the AAA strand, but I didn't feel as though it stood up...
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    01-17-2018, 06:04 PM
    Right??!! It's amazing the cost of the Mikis! So, best to keep in mind what is spent during this comparison. These are the Natural Whites....
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    01-17-2018, 05:11 PM
    Well, I would say that the Miki A and this strand of Hanadamas are close with the A being much pinker. I think the Miki AA is better than the...
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    01-17-2018, 12:34 AM
    So, for the end of the poll, the bottom/right strand is the Hanadama pearls. Price-wise, I think it's a good deal, but to put them up against...
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    01-16-2018, 05:07 PM
    GoldenMaia replied to a thread AAA vs Hanadama in Akoya Pearls
    Hello LittleRed -- are you looking for a comparison between PP AAA and PP Hanadama? Or are you wanting to match them from another company. You can...
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    01-10-2018, 09:35 PM
    Thank you Pearl Dream! Have a look at the two strands above the image with the ends showing. I should have done it one at a time to not be...
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    01-10-2018, 09:30 PM
    In this image, the pinked strand is the Miki A -- Rather than the AA. I just felt that they were closer in quality where the Miki AA seems sharper...
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    01-10-2018, 05:55 PM
    Oh, I got a pic of the Miki A and the hanadama. Aside from the coloring being very pink so that the hanadama's seem bleached beside them, it seems...
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    01-10-2018, 05:32 PM
    Left = Top and Right = Bottom Alright, I didn't get them as close as I probably should have and was in and out before reading about putting the...
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    01-10-2018, 03:11 PM
    Photography and the pearls are really hard. I tried to get an actual white image that didn't have the ivory quality and the camera just wouldn't...
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    01-10-2018, 01:01 AM
    I didn't bring the cert with me but I'll post it when I return. Also, the differences in the two strands is amazing. It seems like it wouldn't...
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    01-10-2018, 12:24 AM
    Thank you Pearl Dreams. It's interesting information about selected strands that get certification. I'm curious how a buyer can verify they have in...
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    01-09-2018, 10:05 PM
    ** End of Poll ** The bottom strand is the Hanadama pearls. So, the question has been on my mind for over a year -- how do other strands hold up...
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    12-30-2017, 07:09 PM
    GoldenMaia replied to a thread Tiny bubbles in Akoya Pearls
    Well, I got my awesome birthday gift of a string of Hanadamas ....but....but....they don't have the orient I had expected. :( I feel kind of...
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    12-29-2017, 05:54 AM
    GoldenMaia added 1 photo(s) to album Pearls look good on EVERYONE
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