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    Yeah, some non nacrous made from shell, or even...

    Yeah, some non nacrous made from shell, or even sometimes calcite rock are often visible here and there.
    Fake conch pearls made from conch shell, some popped on ebay some years ago.
    Fake enormous...
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    what pearls?

    Hello,

    I recently purchased this necklace, 50cm, size from 2,5 to 13mm, old knotting, definitely old stuff.
    Not in my hand yet, so I will tell more once I get it.
    But let's ask the question....
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    sadly abrasion or surface correction is very...

    sadly abrasion or surface correction is very common in this area.
    my corrected pears are trisidos semitorla and atrina vexillum.
    Very hard to say, from a picture, if the pearl is fully natural,...
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    Hi Quinzel, de he also keep the shell? I hope...

    Hi Quinzel, de he also keep the shell?
    I hope so.
    What shell is it?
  5. The single strands look like 60's 70's akoya to...

    The single strands look like 60's 70's akoya to me.
    The other with 3 strands is strange, the clasp looks good but I don't know about the pearls.
    I saw your message telling center is a yellow...
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    This is good stuff, old necklace probably...

    This is good stuff, old necklace probably restrung as some pearls are not barrel shaped like others, but fo me it's 100% natural pinctada sp pearls.
    You could put some uv light to check for some...
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    Far more than the white natural pears same size...

    Far more than the white natural pears same size range I gave them to sell....
    My both necklaces were 1,9 to 5, 5 and 2, 2 to 5, 2mm , both went for about 350$ and 250$...
    A third 8 row went for...
  8. If you would sell a nice mussel pearl, large...

    If you would sell a nice mussel pearl, large enough, and a small mussel shell specimen, I would be interested, and same for quahog pearl, I would find a nice quahog pearl...and small shell too.
    ...
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    I think it's more a bracelet case, but I got and...

    I think it's more a bracelet case, but I got and saw some necklaces in similar cases.
    I think it's from 50's

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    Where are you located? It may be a freshwater...

    Where are you located?
    It may be a freshwater pearl, it seems these were really common in USA, Mississippi and Tennessee, because of mother of pearl industry I would say from second half on XIX to...
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    Sticky: I was thinking about pearl farming, several...

    I was thinking about pearl farming, several ideas, location, species, technics and also species preservations by farming, but would need partners (EU).
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    A new case, I put a necklace inside for the...

    A new case, I put a necklace inside for the picture.
    I think original necklace inside had a silver clasp with single diamond, victorial era.
    Sadly, I bought such a necklace a year ago with a...
  13. jewelry history online, forum etc?

    Hello,

    I would be interested in finding a good jewelry forum.
    I have several boxes and made lots of searches about mostly pearl brands and dealers from early XX period, but most of them have...
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    Pearl necklace casing

    Hello,

    I wanted to create a thread about pearl casing and it's variety of design.
    I now own several good examples, from various french and english jewellers, big houses or unknown jewellers, from...
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    what is interesting is tecla is born in 1908, and...

    what is interesting is tecla is born in 1908, and same year, the Mikimoto process was copyrighted.
    It seems the very early Mikimoto results were in 1893, I was thinking about much later results,...
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    this one went for a good price, I think about...

    this one went for a good price, I think about market price.
    Sadly, I will loose lots of money on fees, certificate and vat, but it's still a good thing for me.
    I made a attempt somewhere else, and...
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    so my first resting went on auction on monday, I...

    so my first resting went on auction on monday, I was at the auction,average sale duration is 40 seconds, the necklace sale run for 8 minutes, very long time!
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    The clasp collection. 65032

    The clasp collection.

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    you mean, the first picture? Because the only I...

    you mean, the first picture?
    Because the only I restrung is the first.
    For the first, if I remember correctly, I measured each pearl, to avoid some larger between smallers, I am not sure I didn for...
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    remain 64742 freedom 64743

    remain

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    freedom

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    I prefer color variation then, shape variation,...

    I prefer color variation then, shape variation, then surface variation, I hate surface variation, it's much obviously a defect for me, but it seems much more common for the natural pearls I got than...
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    hunting hunting and not giving up, mistakes and...

    hunting hunting and not giving up, mistakes and success, and the collection can enlarge, even I admit I am more selling some and focusing on the masterpiece I would create, a 5-9 (or bigger) strand,...
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    Taste trends are worse and worse in modern french...

    Taste trends are worse and worse in modern french female...probably male too.
    Here is a new thread for this thread.
    2,5-6,6 mm size range
    Silver and gold clasp with 3 old mine cut diamonds.

    ...
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    The last girlfriend didn't like pearls "not my...

    The last girlfriend didn't like pearls "not my style" as she said, she prefered cheap plastic "ornaments", I can't decently use the term "jewelry".
    Hope the next one will like jewelry.
    How should I...
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    No way to find a 8,5mm natural pearl to make a...

    No way to find a 8,5mm natural pearl to make a strand, or prices are absolutely crazy, 10 times the price I paid for the full strand aha, for even not the right size...
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