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    I played with some cut steel -- it does sparkle...

    I played with some cut steel -- it does sparkle like diamonds, especially by candlelight. Also by candlelight, rose cut diamonds sparkle better than modern cuts. I put it to the test in our last...
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    I love them! Hugs to you, too!

    I love them! Hugs to you, too!
  3. Thread: My pearls

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    Fun! Where did you find the molecules?

    Fun! Where did you find the molecules?
  4. Wow! Do you know how big it is? I'd love to see...

    Wow! Do you know how big it is? I'd love to see more...
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    Here you are: 74724 And I promised the citrines...

    Here you are:
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    And I promised the citrines a while ago:
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    I decided to restring these with an orbit clasp:...

    I decided to restring these with an orbit clasp:
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    Purple pearls 2; these are more lavender, and...

    Purple pearls 2; these are more lavender, and they are strung with sterling beads and a centerpiece of a jaguar (from Rio Grande):
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    Thank you, Charlotta, that is fascinating! So the...

    Thank you, Charlotta, that is fascinating! So the acorns are not pearls after all? At around that time, too, aluminum was being used for jewelry, along with cut steel.
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    I really enjoyed the Swedish royal jewels...

    I really enjoyed the Swedish royal jewels documentary, too. I was fascinated by the tiara with the pearl acorns in the first hour. I wish I could find a translated version. And I did get my husband...
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    That is indeed stunning, and congratulations!

    That is indeed stunning, and congratulations!
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    Sticky: I've been sitting back and admiring all the...

    I've been sitting back and admiring all the lovely things...
    jeg, what stones/pearls are you using?
  12. Wow, beautiful! I look forward to seeing ear...

    Wow, beautiful! I look forward to seeing ear shots.
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    Wow, that is so lovely!

    Wow, that is so lovely!
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    Thank you Cathy, for turning the picture, and...

    Thank you Cathy, for turning the picture, and everyone for the nice comments! I have been searching for nice purple pearls for quite a while now. I love pearls, and purple and Purple Pearls!

    I...
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    Well, I ordered 2 more strands from Li. One of...

    Well, I ordered 2 more strands from Li. One of them was a good match for the first one I ordered, so I took apart the first strand and strung them together. I really like the result. The third strand...
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    Thank you all! It is Li Pearls, on Etsy:...

    Thank you all! It is Li Pearls, on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Lipearls
    I've been looking for purple pearls that I really like for quite a while, and am very glad to have found these! I learned...
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    I'm sorry, I'm slow to reply. A polki diamond is...

    I'm sorry, I'm slow to reply. A polki diamond is one which is thin and flat on one side. They usually have a point on the other, and mounted point side out. Although I've heard they can be mounted...
  18. Thread: Covid-19

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    Oh no, Cathy! But Walter will be Walter. I had to...

    Oh no, Cathy! But Walter will be Walter. I had to smile at the "they don't know Walter". Lots of virtual hugs and best wishes to y'all!
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    Thank you, everybody! Today I have blue topaz,...

    Thank you, everybody! Today I have blue topaz, with sterling and diamond polki beads. The topazes are pretty small, ~5mm.
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    Wow, oh Wow! I love lavender and purple, so I had...

    Wow, oh Wow! I love lavender and purple, so I had to order one from Li too. They are really lovely. Here's my photo:
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  21. What a wonderful bead! Now I'm on Anne Choi's...

    What a wonderful bead! Now I'm on Anne Choi's email list.
  22. It also helps to think about what colors you want...

    It also helps to think about what colors you want to bring out in the pearls. Using olive would bring out one color, tan a different color, rose a different color, etc. The bronze would highlight the...
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    OK, I'll try to remember to do a neck shot of the...

    OK, I'll try to remember to do a neck shot of the citrines. I have to get my daughter to help, since it always comes out awful by myself. Does anyone have some tips?
    I got these rainbow pearls from...
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    This is a re-do of a necklace I made a few years...

    This is a re-do of a necklace I made a few years ago. I have gotten much better at beading! These are lovely citrines.
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    Oh wow! My daughter and I think it's wonderful....

    Oh wow! My daughter and I think it's wonderful. My daughter says that it is better than the original. How did you get your kitty to pose?
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