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    Today, 04:58 PM
    JerseyPearl replied to a thread The JADE thread in Other Stuff!
    Jadeite is one of the most expensive gemstones. Another really fabulous source for jadeite is Mason-Kay...talk about a rabbit hole, when I saw them...
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    Today, 01:49 PM
    MSC replied to a thread The JADE thread in Other Stuff!
    Wow, you weren't kidding
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    Today, 01:30 PM
    JerseyPearl replied to a thread The JADE thread in Other Stuff!
    I love your bangle! It's just gorgeous. Every transaction I've had with Nandar has been excellent. She is so helpful and willing to work with your...
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    Today, 07:39 AM
    Depends if you have a jeweller with good contacts with a pearl supplier. Tiny half drilled seeds are becoming hard to find wholesale. Everyone wants...
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    Today, 07:37 AM
    pearlescence replied to a thread Akoya studs in Akoya Pearls
    Many times the problem will be a reaction to nickel in the metal. 40 year old metal will probably contain nickel, as will many findings of American...
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  • MSC's Avatar
    Today, 12:35 AM
    MSC replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    Loving this thread, so happy to be along the journey! Love your ombre GSSP strand, BN, just gorgeous!
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  • GemGeek's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:59 PM
    Okay, the golden pair of earrings is on the Pearls of the Week. Scroll past the green pair to see them. Sigh.
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    Yesterday, 09:57 PM
    It can be a tall order just to find appropriate small undrilled pearls. Matching them to the piece for size, shape and color is another order of...
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    Yesterday, 09:43 PM
    We see beautiful things all the time, but there is something about these earrings that makes me want to stand up and cheer! I have decided to add the...
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  • pattye's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:05 PM
    Welcome Npearl! The inner and outer necklaces are cultured freshwater pearls from China, judging by their shape. Thank you for the photo on white...
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    Yesterday, 05:08 AM
    Red your new pearls are just perfection. I love how you have sent them.
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    Yesterday, 05:01 AM
    newberry replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    BN your pictures are just wonderful. What a fabulous day! When in doubt just add more pictures. Can't wait to see more :)
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    Yesterday, 04:12 AM
    BAS replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    Those snacks look so meticulously prepared! Your graduated strand is heavenly. Sublime. Red -- I have that graduated ombre Tahitian strand and...
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  • baby nurse's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:17 AM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    Thanks, Red! Oh, that’s right, PP had these Tahitian ones a few years back! I do recall your bracelet and it’s super lovely. A few more pics.
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    Yesterday, 01:35 AM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    On our way back from Rio Pearl. We were ready for dinner and the food looked so good!
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    Yesterday, 01:20 AM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    The bee rings were really nice but it was the day before the show and I was trying to stick to a budget. I almost didn’t buy the rope but am really...
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    Yesterday, 12:49 AM
    Be sure to click the link to view the video on their website... ...
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    Yesterday, 12:01 AM
    Their website says it all: Magnificent Pearls - Exquisite Coral. The Assael display at the Couture Show in Las Vegas was a museum-worthy exhibition...
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    09-22-2018, 09:31 PM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    Aww, thanks BAS! Slightly better photos. Tahitian and SS rope with little peach freshwater pearls.
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    09-22-2018, 09:28 PM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    Special purchase.
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    09-22-2018, 09:25 PM
    BAS replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    baby nurse -- your list of talents grows by the day! You're also a superb story teller. I'm hanging on every word and photo!
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    09-22-2018, 09:20 PM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    The last shopping stop of the day was Rio Pearl. I could not wait to get there! White gold and Tahitian rings— loved these! I wanted to...
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  • pattye's Avatar
    09-22-2018, 09:01 PM
    MTB, how gorgeous! Great idea to make earrings from the extra links! Seeing everyone's jewelry collections is so fascinating and fun!
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    09-22-2018, 08:43 PM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    Pic I took as we were darting in and out of the clothing shops. As you could see by the pics jeg shared of her clothing finds, outfits were...
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    09-22-2018, 08:11 PM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    The next day, we headed into Kowloon to the “Higglety Pigglety “ shops where Elaine found her amazing outfits. On our way to the MTR we saw this...
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    09-22-2018, 07:49 PM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    I’m going to be perfectly honest and admit that I struggled for a solid half hour to eat until the waitress finally appeared and handed me a fork. ...
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    09-22-2018, 07:28 PM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    We found a restaurant where people were enjoying large bowls of noodles. We sat down and a waitress handed us these slips to fill out our order. I...
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    09-22-2018, 07:05 PM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    Eventually it was time to head back and find a place to eat dinner. It was just beginning to get dark and Hong Kong took on an even more magical...
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    09-22-2018, 06:52 PM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    Thank you, Parrot Lady, Cathy, BWeaves, jesskatand Simply adorned!
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    09-22-2018, 06:50 PM
    baby nurse replied to a thread Hong Kong! in Other Stuff!
    Haha, yes, twinsies again! I’m glad to hear washing is so straightforward because I wondered about that!
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