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  1. Awesome explanation! If I can photograph a few of...

    Awesome explanation! If I can photograph a few of these to better be able to show that effect, I will. The most "fiery" (if i can use that term) ones are those that seem to be a bit clearer, rather...
  2. ;) they are all for sale, but the owner would...

    ;) they are all for sale, but the owner would prefer to gather more info about them and have a real valuation. Then she'll decide if it's worth parting with them. I do agree with posts above, that...
  3. it's the "fireball" type one that i like in...

    it's the "fireball" type one that i like in those. Looks like a pebble got stuck in it!
  4. yet again, more pics

    I think I'm getting the hang of it.

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  5. awesome thx!

    awesome thx!
  6. I am still trying to photograph some as I really...

    I am still trying to photograph some as I really can't manage to catch the depth some have. I have Cannon G9 as well as a light box but shooting regular jewellery seems a bit easier!
  7. ;) lovely!!!

    ;) lovely!!!
  8. Hi Steve, thanks! (though I would counter...

    Hi Steve, thanks! (though I would counter -quietly- that "king" is possibly more of a -by location and chance-due to the limited knowledge of pearls in general I have observed from the company) The...
  9. yes, there are blue mussel pearls as well (These...

    yes, there are blue mussel pearls as well (These are my favorite and most researched) and some quahog, though processing methods and actual disdain for the concretions keep them rather unexposed....
  10. I believe the collector was a deckhand (shucker)...

    I believe the collector was a deckhand (shucker) on a scallop dragger in that region.
  11. Hi Caitlin! Yeah they can be drilled. I drilled a...

    Hi Caitlin! Yeah they can be drilled. I drilled a few in the past and/or just set them in pendants, but there are quite a few here that I don't really want to touch quite yet :) I'm not certain that...
  12. more photos

    They are so cool!!! I keep finding set matches. These are some rounds and buttons.

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  13. Yes, i have seen many local scallop pearls but...

    Yes, i have seen many local scallop pearls but within this collection there are at least a half dozen that are rounds and quite a few large ones with very interesting "glow". Another note is that...
  14. Location:

    *These were from the coast between Yarmouth and Cape Island, Nova Scotia.

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  16. here are few others that may show size better: ...

    here are few others that may show size better:

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  17. Hello! To be honest, I have to ask her if they...

    Hello! To be honest, I have to ask her if they are from the Digby side or the East coast off NS. I will post an update when I know. But yes, a very beautiful collection with some pearls showing some...
  18. Stunning Scallop Pearl (Atlantic) collection

    Hello guys!

    A young lady came to my studio a few days ago with an amazing collection of scallop pearl given to her by a friend. She intended to add them to her aquarium but decided to come by...
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    extremely similar, yes... Do you ever come...

    extremely similar, yes... Do you ever come accross some that have "super lustre"? Once in a while, I come accross a M.Ed. natural that has mirror-like lustre, always white ones, usually 2-4mm and...
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    Beautiful, Dave. Beautiful! I would absolutely...

    Beautiful, Dave. Beautiful! I would absolutely adore visiting your side of Canada... Hi guys :-) !!! Summer here in Nova Scotia too, but I haven't had much time for my own mydulis e pearl hobby.

    I...
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    So with Mytilus californicianus you're getting...

    So with Mytilus californicianus you're getting pinks... M. edulis and M. trossulus (and hybrids) seem to be my wild ones... not many in the pink realm, more purple to cream with many dull greys, but...
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    hmm... very interesting...

    hmm... very interesting...
  23. it's cute, what does the other sides look like?

    it's cute, what does the other sides look like?
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    Would I ever adore speaking with you for a day or...

    Would I ever adore speaking with you for a day or two!!! :) From BC to NS and similar situations. They do look a lot like the blue mussel pearls. Maybe I missed it, but did you post any of the...
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    uhm... ?

    I periodically check ebay for pearls... Today, from ny, I find:

    100% NATURAL TOTALLY ORGANIC RARE PEARLS AMAZING LUSTER...
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