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    Yes, Simply adorned, glouglou shows fruits...

    Yes, Simply adorned, glouglou shows fruits looking like lychees... It would be interesting to know if these "pearls" are hard, or making oil when heated a bit, because this way makes me think to some...
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    If these objects have been dyed, colour has...

    If these objects have been dyed, colour has penetrated deeply between nacre layers. Strange, not seen on usual carved mother of pearl.... such a process would be more common use, looking at this...
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    That looks like carved shell's mother of pearl,...

    That looks like carved shell's mother of pearl, not true pearls. Never seen before: I don't know what specy of shell has been carved to do, but results are very nice!
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    Sure, that's an important point, BWeaves, this...

    Sure, that's an important point, BWeaves, this question to know how to block printing. Many traditional clothes have this probleme, and moreover in ancient times, good etching recipts were scarce and...
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    BWeaves, with one of your pearls' necklaces, you...

    BWeaves, with one of your pearls' necklaces, you will be perfect!:o
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    I didn't well understand the description ( I...

    I didn't well understand the description ( I believed it was a shamanic cloth... my poor english).
    This piece is far from stone Age, even it would be fashionable today!
    It's a great mystery, as far...
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    Thank you for sharing, Red: my own link didn't...

    Thank you for sharing, Red: my own link didn't work!
    That's a true wonder.
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    That was a bit french humor, BWeaves, but I am...

    That was a bit french humor, BWeaves, but I am glad you like, as me, antique objects, clothes, tools, any witnesses of ancient lifes. Moreover all things reporting of the taste for beauty despite...
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    Such a nice witness of the story! For the rest,...

    Such a nice witness of the story!
    For the rest, I truly agree you, BWeaves, but may I add my polished stone axe in equipment?;)

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  10. You are right, nnguye20, ebay none etsy have to...

    You are right, nnguye20, ebay none etsy have to tell us what we love... but they are so much powerful to change our habits! As a buyer, their experimentation makes me to look for personal websites,...
  11. Hi nnguye20! As I have said, my opinion is not...

    Hi nnguye20! As I have said, my opinion is not against your demand:), just that has made me to talk of what I am thinking.
    One of greatest difficulties, to buy pearls on the web, is coming we don't...
  12. So sorry, but I don't understand why to request...

    So sorry, but I don't understand why to request an advise about a vendor who has already such great number of good points on Etsy...
    It's already enough to see how a seller's reputation is hanged to...
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    Good luck, Pearl Dreams!;)

    Good luck, Pearl Dreams!;)
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    Very graceful earrings, Morella. Setting is...

    Very graceful earrings, Morella. Setting is exactly balanced with mabe and gem.
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    Pearl Dreams, that's true people buying low price...

    Pearl Dreams, that's true people buying low price pearls can't get the best quality, anyway.
    But now, without test, nobody will be able to know if a tahitian pearl has grown during three months or...
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    You have a nice pearl! Its lustre is typically...

    You have a nice pearl! Its lustre is typically GSS' one. I love this shape, and natural colour variations make it alive.
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    To try that with the sun would quickly make your...

    To try that with the sun would quickly make your eyes like pearls!!:)
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    Testing is free of charge for tahitian farmers...

    Testing is free of charge for tahitian farmers who require it to authorities.
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    That's a good information, Jeremy, about Rikitea....

    That's a good information, Jeremy, about Rikitea. Thank you for sharing.
    Maybe I am unlucky, but the last tahitian pearls I have received have not so much thick nacre than all others before. The...
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    As far as I know, the only carver to work with a...

    As far as I know, the only carver to work with a specific farmer is Chi, from Galatea. That because its beads are special, but Chi needs also a very thick layer of nacre. All of that is possible in...
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    Akoya have never been regulated by depth law,...

    Akoya have never been regulated by depth law, instead tahitian pearls. The tahitian's market prices have been built on particular quality requirements they don't work, now.
    If it's a matter to pay...
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    Rule have changed since 16 of july 2017, but just...

    Rule have changed since 16 of july 2017, but just I begin to see new pearls with thin nacre coming ( I am on the right place to know that): it's a shame! Even tahitian jewellers I know think like...
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    Good point, Amti. Price difference between 15 and...

    Good point, Amti. Price difference between 15 and 16mm is usually significant for a true SSP!
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    Poll: Just I have carved the first tahitian pearl I...

    Just I have carved the first tahitian pearl I find with less than 0.8mm thick nacre: a disaster... What a sadness, to see how everything's quality is becoming lower, even in such prestigious scopes:(
  25. Thread: More Fiji Pearls

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    A very smooth shape, unusual like a perfect...

    A very smooth shape, unusual like a perfect olive, and colour so right with setting. Nice jewel, Red!
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