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  1. Thread: My pearls

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    I’m catching up on all your pearl deliciousness,...

    I’m catching up on all your pearl deliciousness, Charlotta. Not only are your strands wonderful, but your photographs are so good. It’s cloudy and gray outside today but the light and color in your...
  2. Thank you for sharing. Can’t wait to read it....

    Thank you for sharing. Can’t wait to read it. Congratulations on the publication of your article!
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    Thank you, Charlotta and eolian pearls! You’re...

    Thank you, Charlotta and eolian pearls! You’re right, Charlotta; it goes wonderfully with my lavender rope. I also have a white freshadama bracelet with the same size pearls to stack with it.
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    My husband got me a bracelet from PP for...

    My husband got me a bracelet from PP for Valentine’s Day. I absolutely love it. They are multicolor AAA freshwaters, 7.5-8.0mm. They’re so lustrous and look very Spring-like to me. On the day they...
  5. Thank you for the information, Pattye! This is...

    Thank you for the information, Pattye! This is big news for crafters. I agree that there’s nothing else like their crystal beads on the market, with regard to both the sparkle factor and the range of...
  6. They are lovely and lovely on you. Enjoy re-doing...

    They are lovely and lovely on you. Enjoy re-doing them to suit you! Pattye’s kit is fabulous, and there are loads of helpful instructions and tips here in the beader’s forum. Stringing and knotting...
  7. That’s great, Douglas—both the offering of the...

    That’s great, Douglas—both the offering of the bi-monthly magazine in Spanish, and your enjoyment of a new life direction. Myself, I need to do the course while I have the time. You’re inspiring me.
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    Thank you, Charlotta! Also, a tin cup or some...

    Thank you, Charlotta! Also, a tin cup or some form of station necklace is a marvelous idea. I’m glad these didn’t smell bad; I’d heard of that before so I definitely didn’t want to drill my own!
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    I’m a bit late to the party, but I now know why...

    I’m a bit late to the party, but I now know why keshi are so loved. Last month on a whim I ordered these loose white keshi, and they arrived right at dusk yesterday. This morning in the sunlight I...
  10. lisac, they are wonderful and not boring. Thank...

    lisac, they are wonderful and not boring. Thank you for sharing. Those hawks are beautimous. If you go to Cornell’s All About Birds website you can nerd out on birds to your heart’s content. Also a...
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    Beautiful! They’re so lustrous! And the soap...

    Beautiful! They’re so lustrous! And the soap bubble effect is swoonworthy.
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    Sticky: jeg, your total style is so awesome. I love your...

    jeg, your total style is so awesome. I love your eye for clothes and the way you combine them, and the pearls always give that last wonderful touch. Thank you for sharing your looks. :)
  13. Thanks, y’all. The pearls are a nice size and the...

    Thanks, y’all. The pearls are a nice size and the overtones are lovely. Douglas, as I was testing the beads I was thinking the same as you—I have never seen a 10K bead, so I bet these will be 14K. ...
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    Thank you! I do think that PP really delivers...

    Thank you! I do think that PP really delivers happiness in the form of affordable beauty!
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    I’m wearing these today. Never mind that it’s...

    I’m wearing these today. Never mind that it’s washday and I’m in a t-shirt and shorts. They’re my lavender 6.5-7.0 mm AA+ freshwaters from Pearl Paradise. I bought them in April to cheer myself up,...
  16. Intrigued by pearls on a vintage shortener. Any ideas?

    Late last year I bought a vintage (or older) pearl shortener/pin on eBay for around $12, but didn’t get around to testing the metal, etc. until now. I hadn’t expected the wire and beads to be...
  17. Thread: My pearls

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    Swoonworthy. I love the contrast between the...

    Swoonworthy. I love the contrast between the Tahitians and the SSPs. Looking at beauty like this does my heart good.
  18. Fred Ward pearl article on PBS Nova page from 20 years ago—he got a lot right

    I think. But I am no expert. I’d love to know what some of you who ARE experts think about what he got right and if he got anything not quite right.

    Here is the article:...
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    Thank you both, BWeaves and Charlotta! The white...

    Thank you both, BWeaves and Charlotta! The white ones are simplicity itself. I’ll post pics of the very shiny freshies tomorrow. As the pearls in each are about the same size, they were a great...
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    It’s sunny today! Here is a sweet little 18”...

    It’s sunny today! Here is a sweet little 18” strand of vintage Japanese Akoyas that I found on eBay when I was first becoming interested in pearls. They have a certificate saying that they were...
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    I totally get it! :)

    I totally get it! :)
  22. Thread: My pearls

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    Beautiful arrangements, Charlotta. I’m glad...

    Beautiful arrangements, Charlotta. I’m glad you’re feeling better. Sushi sounds good, hm hm. Wasabi will clear out everything that’s bothering one, haha! Thank you for the hint about the time it may...
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    You’re right, Douglas! They let those pearls...

    You’re right, Douglas! They let those pearls speak for themselves, didn’t they? though the setting is luxurious. I love jewels in context. I snagged the pic from the website I was reading, so I...
  24. Thread: Who?

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    I love this pic of Nichelle! What a stunning...

    I love this pic of Nichelle! What a stunning necklace. Thank you for posting it.
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    Sticky: Love the Water Nymph, bweaves. jeg, I love your...

    Love the Water Nymph, bweaves. jeg, I love your Tahitians, and especially the bracelet with the wire-wrapped Tahitian drops. I will have to make a bracelet like that with my loose Tahitians if I...
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