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    Sticky: Thanks again, everyone. :) Cora "came home"...

    Thanks again, everyone. :)
    Cora "came home" today, and her box of ashes are part of the creche we keep on a shelf year-round. One of the best bird pathologists in America is now studying tissues...
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    Sticky: Thanks everyone. :) (still :(, but :) too) ...

    Thanks everyone. :) (still :(, but :) too)

    Hubby and I are still going through crying jags, but knowing we fought the good fight has seriously made a difference. The worst time was the 48...
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    Sticky: closeup of Ruby:

    closeup of Ruby:
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    Sticky: So, with all that said, and if you're still with...

    So, with all that said, and if you're still with me, I'd like to introduce our new baby, "Ruby."

    Ruby is a red bellied parrot, of the Poicephalus (African) group. (The more commonly known Senegal...
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    Sticky: The household is obviously still a bit...

    The household is obviously still a bit shell-shocked. Our other four birds (also shown in my July posts) are having to adjust as well.

    We have always said, "Whenever, God forbid, we lose a bird,...
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    Sticky: About six months ago or so, I posted our five...

    About six months ago or so, I posted our five parrots on this thread. The post itself can be found here:
    (click here: https://www.pearl-guide.com/forum/57524-post261.html
    descriptions here:...
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    Agree 100% with waimeamomi and pearlescence. :) ...

    Agree 100% with waimeamomi and pearlescence. :) Dyed uniformity actually looks fake to my eyes. (And now that I think about it, as a corollary: I was looking at fake Tahitians in a store a few...
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    >I think the pearl police has contacted the...

    >I think the pearl police has contacted the antique guy. I couldn't find any pearl necklaces today.

    No, unfortunately the antique guy is still selling the same strand of pearls that applecheek...
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    Oh man ... oh *man* ... look at this one: ...

    Oh man ... oh *man* ... look at this one:

    (from the second seller -- ie. the seller found by MKa4972, not the original seller applecheek was referring to)
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    >It sounds as if this is a case of "previously...

    >It sounds as if this is a case of "previously worn" = "antique".

    Personally, I doubt that. I'd bet money this is a new item he's buying in bulk.

    For these really to have been previously worn...
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    Uh, this seller has more problems than just type of pearls

    While I can't discern pearls as well as most of you, a look at this seller's past auctions also provides an interesting picture.

    He/she has sold two exact duplicates of this item in the last month...
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    I should probably post these here in an effort...

    I should probably post these here in an effort for completeness, although most members have already seen these under the 'show your pearls' section.

    8-9mm Kamoka keshis. I call them my "Killer...
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    Sticky: >Four parrots and one cockatiel? Is that right?...

    >Four parrots and one cockatiel? Is that right? They are so colorful!

    Yes. The top one is a Maximillian Pionus. The second picture is the two ringnecks. (We know the one on the right is an...
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    Sticky: >I am certain they have distinct personalities!...

    >I am certain they have distinct personalities! And are great fun for you and your family!


    Heh ... yeah .... see the yellow/orange one? That's Sydney, and he plots my death daily. :D

    In...
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    Sticky: Having finally figured out how to upload pics,...

    Having finally figured out how to upload pics, I'll give this a try. :)

    Five birds. (Yes, two of them look alike, but just as with twins you can learn to discern them.)
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    >And the clasps are practically...

    >And the clasps are practically invisible----Sarah did a wonderful job-----------

    I agree. She had them clasped together into a completely closed 24" loop when we pulled them out of the pouch,...
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    Oh my God, I think it actually worked! They're...

    Oh my God, I think it actually worked!

    They're *so* "wet looking", so very cool. Even daughter thought they were wet when we unpacked them. And I specifically wanted Kamoka because of what I've...
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    Kamoka keshis from Kojima

    I've never uploaded pics here before, so let's see if I can even get this to work. ;)

    I recently had a Kamoka keshi necklace made by Sarah of Kojimapearl, and fortunately for me she took pictures...
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    On number 2 and 3, for some reason, the words...

    On number 2 and 3, for some reason, the words "Pearl Earrings" (in grey,just below the "Home>Pearl Earrings" in blue), looks a little "piecey". And I'm not on an uncommon computer ... a Dell...
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    jshepherd wrote: >It's funny you mention not...

    jshepherd wrote:
    >It's funny you mention not being able to type in the antibiotic name in the same thread I mentioned the job of the moderators and how it has gotten easier!


    :) I was just...
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    What I like about callire's threads is that even...

    What I like about callire's threads is that even if they are technically about a sale somewhere, they do really get people talking --- from which tangents grow that are often just as interesting as...
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    dkan wrote: >I believe she meant the jade...

    dkan wrote:
    >I believe she meant the jade offered itself for destruction to save me from a bad event, yes.

    I like that idea. :) I really, really like that. :) :)


    >Being an agnostic...
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    >When my mum heard I have lost the stone, she...

    >When my mum heard I have lost the stone, she said something in the line of, the ring had saved me from a bad event etc

    Dkan, may I ask a question about that? It really intrigues me.

    Did she...
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    >and the thing that Josh would have to do is to...

    >and the thing that Josh would have to do is to act locally: get friends, other farmers, talk to them, and convince them to start doing things differently.


    In the last few months that I've been...
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    Here's a sample of icomepack's peacock stone:...

    Here's a sample of icomepack's peacock stone:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=110372358684

    That's the same kind we purchased, although we purchased larger disc-shaped beads. ...
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