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  1. I have always liked labradorite. I saw some...

    I have always liked labradorite. I saw some fantastic bowls In Idar-Oberstein.
    thanks
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    Sticky: I have an old volume on Mollusca Bulletin of the...

    I have an old volume on Mollusca
    Bulletin of the university of Wisconsin
    Serial no. 1527
    part II Pelecyopoda
    by Frank Baker.. Curator of Museum of Natural History ..University of Illinois ...
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    Sticky: Elizabeth visited in Wisconsin several years ago...

    Elizabeth visited in Wisconsin several years ago and I had the honor of guiding her around to some local collectors and the UW Botany shell collection located in the 7th level down basement. I have...
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    Sticky: Our firm , started by my mother in 1939, has...

    Our firm , started by my mother in 1939, has strung and washed pearls for restringing since then. ALL TYPES genuine, cultured, & fake . (short term for simulated) When we knot and or restring...
  5. collection of Upper Mississippi River basin natural pearls.

    As I traveled for sales beginning in 1965 I collected assorted natural pearls from jewelers between Burlington, Iowa and Brainerd, Minnesorta along the River.....Yes the blacks are natural Miss. R....
  6. Kinda cool......I like the collar and a...

    Kinda cool......I like the collar and a ppendant/drop in yellow...be real nice with natural pearls.
    Norm
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    Large flat FW Pear what to do with it ?

    HI
    I have had a few of these and every once in awhile some thing is made out of one of them. We sold few of these in silver
    so I thought 14ky might work.

    74061
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    In spite of all we...
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    Hi 7mm pearls are going to be too big for...

    Hi 7mm pearls are going to be too big for that clasp. Your going to need a jump ring to attach the strands to and you won't be able to attach and not make it look crunched. I would suggest...
  9. 2 yrs old today and last Oct fractured my fibula

    45 lbs. and runs as fast as a greyhound. I didn't mind one bit her diving into snow blowing out of my sno-blower
    Molly
    74008
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    Dating pearl strands is not an absolute art. In...

    Dating pearl strands is not an absolute art. In this case not much care was taken to match them so in my 50 year experience its was put together to use up old material. Especially since they are...
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    Sticky: 73452 This has been on of my all time favorites....

    73452 This has been on of my all time favorites. the blue turquoise and shiny FWCP Keshi make a contrast that catches attention.

    Norm
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    Sticky: 73451 7mm Natural Color Japanese Akoya semi...

    73451
    7mm Natural Color Japanese Akoya semi baroque. Center strand was redone 14kw clasp, I like the greys.
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    Sticky: 45 years of collecting yielded one good one and...

    45 years of collecting yielded one good one and lots of odd shapes73425
    7342673427[/[ATTACH]73427ATTACH]

    Thats enough. Even in these vius times sitting and computing is ?????

    Norm
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    Sticky: I'v e been doing research on the natural pearls...

    I'v e been doing research on the natural pearls found in the Upper Mississippi River basin . I have 100 original letters from pearl dealers from 1922 to 1930 +/-, In 1924 a Midwest dealer sold...
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    Sticky: she cracked my fibula Oct 16 and by Dec 16 I was...

    she cracked my fibula Oct 16 and by Dec 16 I was off the cast and the boot. Just a cane now on snow and ice.
    When she jumps into the snow coming from my 48" sno blower I don't mind a bit. Revenge?...
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    I don't think the ringed pearls are Japanese...

    I don't think the ringed pearls are Japanese Akoya. Pearls of poor quality were not given export permits especially in the 60's and 70"s.
    In my 50 years of seeing pearls in the market I never saw...
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    We have always kept our stock in a safe in trays...

    We have always kept our stock in a safe in trays with cotton on bottom and top. Every time we handle them some body oil transfers. We don't worry too much because we hope to sell them fast enough. ...
  18. Sticky: I've imported and resold pearls since 1965. I...

    I've imported and resold pearls since 1965. I was never much interested in the growing details beyond what my jeweler customers could easily understand in a sales presentation. I've had this...
  19. Sticky: Now I understand why we won the space race. In...

    Now I understand why we won the space race. In my 45-50 years of seling pearls I never would have given that a thought. Not useful in the selling situation but an amazing explanation. Certainly...
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    Not quite my first. Maybe a close 2nd. 1mm ...

    Not quite my first. Maybe a close 2nd.

    1mm 12" and 1mm 10" sitting in a vault drawer from 1965

    Norm68380
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    Sticky: Clever I will lhave to try that on the American...

    Clever I will lhave to try that on the American natural pearls I have.
    P-M
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    Sticky: Size of the drill holes is a 80-90% reliable...

    Size of the drill holes is a 80-90% reliable source of information. I think a thin coating of nacre might show a uniform xray picture, because the nacre might only be 1/2 mm in radius. As was...
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    Sticky: Over the decades I have done a simple variation...

    Over the decades I have done a simple variation of that in jewelry stores to verify for my conclusion to identify cultured (Akoya), which bythe way years ago had more nacre, from natural....
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    Sticky: I like the multi color necklace. P-M

    I like the multi color necklace.
    P-M
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    Sticky: I don't take the time to chat here cause I am...

    I don't take the time to chat here cause I am busy "on the road " with customers as I have done for 4 decades. I was contributor to an article in the Wisconsin History magazine in 2013 on the Pearl...
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