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  1. Thank you y'all. Seems like they are also called...

    Thank you y'all. Seems like they are also called Biwa pearls.

    Cheers,
    ShashiRatna
  2. Flat, thin, rectangular pearl identification request.

    Hello,

    Could somebody please tell me what kind of pearls these are. I love the lustre on them and their texture. They have this beautiful rainbow colours to boot. A hint of this pink glow. Quite...
  3. Thank you for the kudos! It feels worthwhile and...

    Thank you for the kudos! It feels worthwhile and it means a lot.

    About that wrist shot, I don't feel all that comfortable so, I do hope y'all will excuse me. :) And thank you for asking me and...
  4. Thank you y'all for the compliments. The drape...

    Thank you y'all for the compliments.
    The drape actually feels good.
  5. Hello ladies, After burning the midnight oil...

    Hello ladies,

    After burning the midnight oil and some mishaps, I finished the bracelets. What you see are 2 bracelets, each wrapped twice. That way I can use it on either wrist and be able to mix...
  6. And I forgot to add, I didn't bother to learn...

    And I forgot to add,
    I didn't bother to learn from my mother. :)
  7. Hi Cathy, Thank you for the vote of confidence...

    Hi Cathy,
    Thank you for the vote of confidence but I am afraid it's going to disappoint. :) My project is not one of those delicate crochet projects. My mother made me some beautiful crochet stuff...
  8. Oh, would you guys like to see it? :) Great! I...

    Oh, would you guys like to see it? :) Great! I would love to show it. I have just finished the crochet part. Have to add the findings. Once complete will want you guys' opinion.

    I have crocheted a...
  9. Pearl Dreams, Yes I did make a test sample using...

    Pearl Dreams, Yes I did make a test sample using the nylon wire, but it didn't turn out exactly as I wanted but might have to do. :)

    Lady Disdain, yes the nylon coated wires is not ideal but I...
  10. Thank you Lady_Disdain. So it looks like...

    Thank you Lady_Disdain.

    So it looks like whether I use Silver or Argentium Silver, I am going to have the problem.

    Cheers.
  11. Thank you! You have the power! :)

    Thank you! You have the power! :)
  12. TYPO: The headline should read "Do silver wireS"....

    TYPO: The headline should read "Do silver wireS". :)
  13. Thank you for the technical information. Yes...

    Thank you for the technical information.

    Yes the wire fits snuggly as I am trying to crochet the pearls. And yes I used soft Argentium silver and was not aware that I needed to heat treat it. How...
  14. Thank you for all your responses. Now I have lot...

    Thank you for all your responses. Now I have lot to think about. I just undid 2 wrap bracelets and cleaned all the pearls and don't think I want to do that ever again! :) And I was only wearing it...
  15. Do Silver wires tarnish when used with pearls?

    Hello,

    I used argentium silver with my pearls and I noticed black colour at the holes of the pearls. I was given to understand that argentium silver is tarnish resistant to a high degree. The...
  16. Thread: My pearls

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    I love colours too!!! :)

    I love colours too!!! :)
  17. Thread: My pearls

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    Hi Karin, 80 rondelles!!!! I really admire you...

    Hi Karin,

    80 rondelles!!!! I really admire you guys who have the patience to individually wrap them. They are very nice. I make some necklaces myself - but prefer to take the easy way out. :)
    I...
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    Great pics!!! Seems like we were there. ...

    Great pics!!! Seems like we were there.

    Cheers,
    SR
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    You guys lift your shirts!!!!! LOL. I would...

    You guys lift your shirts!!!!! LOL. I would too!!!

    Oh - but you should show her off at night - oh --- the mermaid comes out only at night - charming everyone in her wake. :)

    Can we bring our...
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    Beautiful tattoo Sheri. I mean - really...

    Beautiful tattoo Sheri. I mean - really beautiful. Hope you are showing it off all the time. It would be a shame to hide her. ;)

    I would love to meet you guys - but I might be making a trip to LA...
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    All the best Bodecia . A very noble thought. ...

    All the best Bodecia . A very noble thought.

    -SR
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    Beautiful Bodecia. -SR

    Beautiful Bodecia.

    -SR
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    GemGeek and Newberry, Both the pearls are...

    GemGeek and Newberry,

    Both the pearls are beautiful!!!

    Cheers,
    SR
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    Beautiful pearls. I wish I was there too. And the...

    Beautiful pearls. I wish I was there too. And the food!!! - I love Chilie Relleno - and with shrimp!!! Hmmnn - my mouth is watering.

    -SR
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    Thanks for bringing it to life Josh. The pearls...

    Thanks for bringing it to life Josh. The pearls are simply gorgeous. Maybe you could write some poetry. :)

    Cheers,
    SR
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