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  1. Thread: My pearls

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    Seems we have many more kitten stories to share...

    Seems we have many more kitten stories to share here :)
    At home we have adopted 3 cats. It all started with my Autistic daughter taking in the first one (our black cat, Queen Mimbee) then our...
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    Look at these...after years of slicing pearls in...

    Look at these...after years of slicing pearls in half to analyze their nacre thickness, I had to see for myself or "in the Nacre" (as Josh likes to say) the thickness of all the pearls that fall in...
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    LOL! I could not write the name because it has a...

    LOL! I could not write the name because it has a "s.h.i.t." and an "a" at the very end :p

    Anyway, wanted to share my group of SSPs and Tahitians...the drop is the most beautiful one!
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    The...
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    Zoiks! I won't be able to use the Fireball as a...

    Zoiks! I won't be able to use the Fireball as a test subject now! Actually, I just gave it a name after you said all those nice things about it! I call it "Gane****a" now :D

    I still see the other...
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    Sticky: You have a very good eye for details :cool:

    You have a very good eye for details :cool:
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    Sticky: LOL...I am actually thinking of wearing my...

    LOL...I am actually thinking of wearing my authorized Clan Mac Laren Kilt!!! :cool:

    What I am wondering about is...what pearl jewelry can I wear? A black pearl single earring, very "pirate-like"???
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    Then these...look at these pretties! These are 2...

    Then these...look at these pretties!
    These are 2 natural pearls that have been cut in half to reveal their inside structure, and then I have a Cortez Keshi...notice how DIFFERENT their inner...
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    This are some of my next experimental subjects......

    This are some of my next experimental subjects...

    A Fireball...
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    Then there is this "shuriken" styled FWP...
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    I am planning to cut these in half and examining thier innards......
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    No pearls were hurt, whilst filming this video......

    No pearls were hurt, whilst filming this video...
    Sorry. It is unimaginable :rolleyes:

    Pearl will be hurt in my experiments...do you remember the one about "Cleopatra's Dinner"? I still love that...
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    I was also looking for my "experimental...

    I was also looking for my "experimental subjects"...the pearls I can use for experiments. I just feel like I should restart the experiments and YouTube videos.
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    And this will be the last for today! My...

    And this will be the last for today!
    My beautiful, uber-baroques...Abalone pearls from the "Red Abalone" from Baja, Mexico.
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    These are from a relative of the Queen...

    These are from a relative of the Queen Conch...itīs from the Sea of Cotez: Lobatus (=Strombus) galeatus
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    These remind me of "caramel candies"...the baroque drop is quite large! Then, there's...
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    Ok! These are my "jelly beans" ;) 76564

    Ok! These are my "jelly beans" ;)
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    I love how it just looks like a treasure chest!...

    I love how it just looks like a treasure chest!
    And, well...in a way it is!
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    Please do keep us posted CathyKeshi! We do care!...

    Please do keep us posted CathyKeshi! We do care!
    This morning I was going through ALL my pearls...which is not a lot, sadly enough! Most the pearls in my collection are Naturals...have some conch,...
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    I should do the same...I have this very old piece...

    I should do the same...I have this very old piece I designed way back in 1995 with one of the first commercial Cortez Mabe pearls ever...a baroque shaped one. I should really find it (I have it...
  17. So, BBG...did you find a supplier or tried...

    So, BBG...did you find a supplier or tried finding a local jeweler? Tells us what you did!
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    Sticky: Dear Pearl-Guiders! We have Thanksgiving upon us!...

    Dear Pearl-Guiders! We have Thanksgiving upon us! Why donīt you share with us all what your "Pearl-Giving" evening wear will be like for this year?
    What is your indispensable pearl-wear for this...
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    With these new photos...I-m also leaning towards...

    With these new photos...I-m also leaning towards Freshwater pearls. There are just some "texture marks" that give them away.
    But these are very nice!
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    Good morning cara164! Nice necklace! :) I'm...

    Good morning cara164! Nice necklace! :)

    I'm quite torn! On first view these seem like baroque SSPs...but I think I saw a couple of imperfections that are more typical of freshwaters...
    Could you...
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    Sticky: Love the carved Tahitian and the keshi...

    Love the carved Tahitian and the keshi necklace...a true WOW! :cool:
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    Yes! Laser welding is "the thing". Amazing what...

    Yes! Laser welding is "the thing". Amazing what can be done with this tech :)
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    Sticky: I really like the Abalone shell and black pearl...

    I really like the Abalone shell and black pearl combination. It plays along perfectly.
  24. I have a friend in Israel...her company does...

    I have a friend in Israel...her company does wholesale only, but you don't really need to buy a great amount. I am sure Israeli producers have gold & enough workers to produce jewelry settings. If...
  25. Could it be that there is a high demand for...

    Could it be that there is a high demand for these? Maybe the price of gold has gone up and they are focusing on manufacturing other goods? The markets are fickle at present...US elections, COVID,...
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