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    Dear friends. This thread sounds strangely in my...

    Dear friends.
    This thread sounds strangely in my ears.
    I am very sick. Maybe I will die soon. Nobody knows the future. But then, sure my wife will wear one of my pearls, and that will be my last,...
  2. Absolument superbe, ce collier, Charlotta!! And...

    Absolument superbe, ce collier, Charlotta!! And your new kitten too :)
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    Very successful assembly! It is not surprising,...

    Very successful assembly! It is not surprising, lavender colour is nearly the complementary one of this kind of pearl colour.
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    Thank you pattye and Katbran for your attention!!...

    Thank you pattye and Katbran for your attention!!
    Katbran, you are better in english :rolleyes:;), and you seem so doubtful than me. I don't understand this kind of marketing, but I feel it not at...
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    That's a good idea, Katbran, but looking at these...

    That's a good idea, Katbran, but looking at these pearls, It does rather give the impression that not only are the ink welts printed on pearls, but some brilliant and clear varnish covers them, maybe...
  6. Thank you Pearl Dreams, so an interesting...

    Thank you Pearl Dreams, so an interesting article!!
    Thus, we learn maybe why we often break our drills... This metallic pin to stick the piece of mantel on the bead!
    I have also read what I...
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    What about Polishedpassions

    Hi everybody!
    I have a question: often meeting several instagram members pages, all called polishedpassions or polished...something close and showing nice jewels, with pearls too, I wonder what it...
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    Well...:) Painting or carving pearls are not...

    Well...:) Painting or carving pearls are not forbidden, and next, it's the matter of everyone own tastes to appreciate or not, but maybe a thing able to make some objective difference is the part of...
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    I agree you, la_corsetiere, these striped pearls...

    I agree you, la_corsetiere, these striped pearls are not at all unpleasant.
    Sure they are printed using an industrial inkjet process, but more successful than what we would expect.
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    Maybe it's a pollution effect?:p

    Maybe it's a pollution effect?:p
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    The smell should be treated by the pearl...

    The smell should be treated by the pearl wholesaler, I have seen here in Bangkok a process to preserve the pearls because the smelling substance can change the colour of the pearls near the drilling...
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    In my own experience (I have worked a time with...

    In my own experience (I have worked a time with ichtyologists and marine biologists), the only way to fix a bit this problem of the decomposition of water organisms' matter, is a long bath in...
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    Gorgeous boxes, and their work, so fine! To make...

    Gorgeous boxes, and their work, so fine!
    To make that, craftmans first carve nacre, next apply a coat of black lacquer, wiping excess off with a scraper tool, and finally, polish the surface of...
  14. Fiji seems OK, luckily earthquake was happened...

    Fiji seems OK, luckily earthquake was happened very deeply, more than 1700K feets under the ground.
  15. The link works, now, for me too. Yes, that's a...

    The link works, now, for me too. Yes, that's a shame. Thank you, Jeremy, for this warning.
  16. Wow, the link seems to be broken!

    Wow, the link seems to be broken!
  17. In many areas of the earth, we are still waiting...

    In many areas of the earth, we are still waiting for great earthquakes predicted by seismologists, according to the tension joints. Provided that Lombok and Fiji ones are not only the first!
    A study...
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    Thank you, Cees, for these clarifications. That...

    Thank you, Cees, for these clarifications. That reminds me I had heard Robert Wan was able to produce big pearls because he used old reef oysters.
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    Logical to think that only a big mollusc could...

    Logical to think that only a big mollusc could produce such size of pearl. Tahitian farmers succeed now to make 17/18mm diameter ones, but I wonder how their oysters, smaller than south sea's, can...
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    Wow, Cees!! Sure, rare... The cat is happy;)

    Wow, Cees!! Sure, rare... The cat is happy;)
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    Knowing you a bit, Cees, I suspected a friendly...

    Knowing you a bit, Cees, I suspected a friendly trap somewhere...:rolleyes:;) I have met tahitian pearls looking like this one, but in this case, the cat may get my tongue!
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    2thdktr, your advise is exactly the reason I...

    2thdktr, your advise is exactly the reason I think it's a second or third graft, allowing to produce giant pearls around big beads (nacre is thin, and bead gives a perfectly spherical pearl), grafted...
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    Frost Me, just I see on instagram that aloha...

    Frost Me, just I see on instagram that aloha pearls sells that pieces on Etsy (they call it grommet)
    WWW.ALOHAPEARLSHAWAII.ETSY.COM
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    Hi Cees!... Second (or third) graft tahitian...

    Hi Cees!... Second (or third) graft tahitian pearl, isn't it?
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    Wow! I hadn't yet opened this thread, because I...

    Wow! I hadn't yet opened this thread, because I believed it was question of pets I havn't (That would remind me mine I am so sad to have lost), but just I discover so many pieces of art!! I confess...
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