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    They look very lux!

    They look very lux!
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    Gorgeous! Hope you get to wear them very soon!

    Gorgeous! Hope you get to wear them very soon!
  3. Fallen in love with (slightly?) Baroque Southsea Pearls

    All along I've been thinking that I was a strictly perfectly-round-pearl kind of girl, except for perfect drop shapes. Then I saw these (2015) pictures of fashion blogger Peony Lim's gorgeous...
  4. My equally untrained eye thought that the luster...

    My equally untrained eye thought that the luster of the mikis was just a smidgeon better, but they are also significantly smaller and I think it gets harder to get good luster as the pearl size goes...
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    Amazing nails! They capture the "rainbow" sheen...

    Amazing nails! They capture the "rainbow" sheen that I think I see on your pearls
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    I can't stop staring at these... the colours are...

    I can't stop staring at these... the colours are so perfect and really makes the left pearl pop
  7. Glad that you found this interesting! I learnt so...

    Glad that you found this interesting! I learnt so much from this forum prior to this trip, that helped me check what to look for and also narrow down what kind of pearls I wanted, so I hope that this...
  8. I know ;) That strand just blew me away. I had to...

    I know ;) That strand just blew me away. I had to talk some sense into myself into not getting it, because for 10 minutes an irrational part of me was like "what if I never see a strand like that...
  9. Hi Pattye, Sorry, I only just got home last...

    Hi Pattye,

    Sorry, I only just got home last night. It's actually not perfectly round, so 11.85 x 11.45 mm according to the lab cert. I did think it is very unusual too, so I bought it when I saw...
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    Loving your blues and also the golden-peach studs

    Loving your blues and also the golden-peach studs
  11. Anyway, final pictures / post from my Japan Mar...

    Anyway, final pictures / post from my Japan Mar 2019 trip. I visited quite a few mikimoto stores and they were all lovely. In one particular store, I saw this strand and nearly died. It's placed...
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    Amazing pearls. Wish I could see them in real...

    Amazing pearls. Wish I could see them in real life!
  13. Thanks for your kind remarks! :D Also, at the...

    Thanks for your kind remarks! :D

    Also, at the risk of this turning into a "me and my pearls" thread, here is a (admittedly dark) photo of the 9.0mm mikimoto A+ studs I once owned, in case anyone...
  14. Okay! I just deleted and reattached the...

    Okay!

    I just deleted and reattached the photos; they are all quite small, so hope it is showing up for everyone now. It's showing up on mine at the moment!
  15. So, on the same seller, he was a small wholesaler...

    So, on the same seller, he was a small wholesaler of sorts: I saw people come in to pick up small batches of orders, and apparently they ran small social-media shops in China etc.

    I bought a 8.0...
  16. Hi Seoulite, Apologies, I got really busy with...

    Hi Seoulite,

    Apologies, I got really busy with work right after this (I used to work in a bank), and never logged back on till today. On Tenyo grades, the only pearls that I found that I was...
  17. Thanks very much for this insight Jeremy, it is...

    Thanks very much for this insight Jeremy, it is incredibly enlightening. While here I have seen a lot of “hanadama” strands being sold - there are a lot of non-PSL labs offering this certification as...
  18. Hi Seoulite, Yes I was there! It’s such an...

    Hi Seoulite,

    Yes I was there! It’s such an interesting place! May I know which shop you bought yours from eventually? I did see your thread but not sure if you mentioned the name. I’m thinking of...
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    Oops apologies! I’ll try posting again later (posting from mobile so might not be doing this right)
  20. Thanks! Hope you can find it too! I actually have...

    Thanks! Hope you can find it too! I actually have one of the lower mikimoto grades, think it’s A, and I also popped by their huge multi level Ginza store, so this would be useful!
  21. Thanks for the comparison! Very helpful

    Thanks for the comparison! Very helpful
  22. 65946 Couldn’t upload the picture in the...

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    Couldn’t upload the picture in the original post, here it is
  23. “Regular” vs “Top grade” hanadama vs Tennyo

    Hi all,

    I’ve been ambling around tokyo’s Jewelry district today and saw a lot of strands certified as hanadama. There seemed to be quite a difference in quality, as pointed out on purepearl’s...
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    Exactly, so I declined her offer. She actually...

    Exactly, so I declined her offer. She actually claimed to have one but didn't send a picture. I told her that I was open to viewing them first (with the mind to request she go to a local gem lab if...
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    Hi Pearl Dreams, In both cases the sellers say...

    Hi Pearl Dreams,

    In both cases the sellers say its solid gold, not plated. in #2 the seller claims they are diamonds too - asked her for a cert when she asked to trade but she didn't provide any....
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