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    Pearl Scholar Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert pattye's Avatar
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    PD, Now the strands nest perfectly! Just beautiful pearls, and great with your coloring!
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    SO MANY PEARLS, SO LITTLE TIME----

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    Pearl Enthusiast Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert Pearl Dreams's Avatar
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    Thanks Pattye!

    I tried everything with that smaller strand-- on wire unknotted, on thread knotted, with faceted gemstones instead of knots, tin cup....
    It only took 10 years for me to get it right.

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    Pearl Dreams, when you get it right ... you get it RIGHT! That's a really beautiful necklace
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    Pearl Enthusiast Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert Pearl Dreams's Avatar
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    Thanks, Cathy!

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    Pearl Dreams you have done a marvellous job with the knotting, I am a big fan of multi strands with no gaps, they sure look fabulous
    On your neck.

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    Natural Pearl Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert Marianne's Avatar
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    Nice nesting!!! Not an easy task!

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    Thanks!
    The lower strand is 1 inch longer than the upper strand. I strung the lower strand first, then made sure the upper strand wasn't too long to nest before attaching it to the clasp. That way I could leave off the last pearl, if necessary (but it wasn't necessary.)

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    Those are lovely! Perfect for spring time.
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    And boy, am I ready for spring, JerseyPearl! My H and I just spent a wretched hour and a half clearing the driveway. We got about 14" .
    The snowblower wheels kept getting bogged down and the chute clogged, the snow was so wet and heavy. How did you fare in NJ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pearl Dreams View Post
    And boy, am I ready for spring, JerseyPearl! My H and I just spent a wretched hour and a half clearing the driveway. We got about 14" .
    The snowblower wheels kept getting bogged down and the chute clogged, the snow was so wet and heavy. How did you fare in NJ?
    Here at the shore, we had only a couple of inches...and it's almost all gone with the sunshine today. We fared very well here, although only a short distance inland they got over a foot! We did have a round of thunder snow, which is always so scary.
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    They look like lustrous colorful Easter eggs, PD.
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    I like little Easter eggs.

    Today I restrung my near-round Tahitians on Teal Beaders Secret (previously I used Night.) Photos tomorrow.

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    The teal thread looks great indoors where the light is diffuse and the pearls' overtones show up well.

    On the other hand, when the pearls are in bright light (just inside my front door) the teal color stands out.
    I'm not sure about this; I may go back to using Night (or maybe Navy). I'll wear them for a while and see how I feel about it.

    Just want to point out also how much Tahitian overtones are affected by light! These pearls look different in every room of our house, and even in different parts of rooms. I walked around with them in a white box today observing how the appearance changed depending on the light.
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    PD -Those pearls are so Pretty !!! You did a wonderful job getting them to sit so nicely !! And your Tahitians are beautiful ! I'll have to have a look at 'Night' that might be the only colour I don't have lol

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    PDs, I love the teal with those tahitians. A nice pop of color! And to your point on lighting, just look at the color of your sweater too. I posted a video a while back on my Instagram feed that shows me holding a card of Tahitian pearls and walking into different rooms with different lighting...overhead LED to natural daylight. It is always amazing to me how beautiful these pearls and how they can color change in different lighting.
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