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  1. Thread: got tiaras?

    by Bernadette
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    Gosh Lilpearl, what gorgeous pictures of your...

    Gosh Lilpearl, what gorgeous pictures of your daughter.
    She really does the tiara justice.
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    Yes and no, the design started life as a pendant...

    Yes and no, the design started life as a pendant bail, one thing led to another and at the time I had bench space at a manufacturing jewellers and in collaboration with the jeweller the bail became...
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    Another option is to approach a local bench...

    Another option is to approach a local bench jeweller (Someone who is actually creating items versus being only a shopfront\reseller)

    You can then get something made that is not "run-of-the-mill"...
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    Hello Wandabadanda Regarding the bracelet - you...

    Hello Wandabadanda
    Regarding the bracelet - you may have a repair option by seeking out a workshop with either a Pulse Welder or a laser welder.

    You can do repairs which previously would have...
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    Hello and welcome to the forum, the pictures you...

    Hello and welcome to the forum, the pictures you have submitted are not clear.

    Having said that, the clasp looks vintage, and the box looks vintage too- everything looks to matchup so far, and...
  6. Hi dowzer, I have had a look at the necklaces...

    Hi dowzer, I have had a look at the necklaces that you mentioned- all of the strands have been "finished off" via the pearls with thread, definitely no cable used, including the one with the “end...
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    I agree with Katbran, always have the peg/post a...

    I agree with Katbran, always have the peg/post a snug fit with minimal gap to ensure a good glue joint.
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    Hello Dobo and Douglas Here is the direct link -...

    Hello Dobo and Douglas
    Here is the direct link - https://www.abc.net.au/landline/pure-and-perfect:-farming-pearls-in-cooler/12352912

    Regarding the production volume, not explicitly but they drop...
  9. Welcome to the forum, I would suggest you...

    Welcome to the forum,
    I would suggest you measure one of her favourite necklaces, as this would give you a good guide on a length she is comfortable wearing/styling.
    Personally, a length around...
  10. Let’s make it a trifecta for Australia - South...

    Let’s make it a trifecta for Australia - South Australia , New South Wales and me Victoria :-)
    Beautiful golden south sea pearl earrings they are.
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    Hello Douglas Here’s a YouTube video of the...

    Hello Douglas

    Here’s a YouTube video of the tool in use https://youtu.be/o6QGg8la5Wc

    Yotsuba (Of Japanese Pearl drill fame) have them.

    @JersyPearl yes your right, I have used the humble...
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    Charlotta, you are spot on, G-S cement works...

    Charlotta, you are spot on, G-S cement works very well as a sealant, but it’s bond strength is not in the same class as many glues we have access to.

    I also use two part epoxy ( 24 hour version)...
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    Well spotted Tamarinda After looking at the...

    Well spotted Tamarinda

    After looking at the number of titles featuring real natural -
    I feel that the real natural use of language featuring the real natural insertion of the phrase real...
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    12mm Freshwaters from around or even pre 2000...

    12mm Freshwaters from around or even pre 2000 where available in the market grown from tissue nucleation.
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    I think they are freshwater pearls - noice quality

    I think they are freshwater pearls - noice quality
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    For a first timer, your knotting and finishing...

    For a first timer, your knotting and finishing off is really good beadingquestion123

    Happy to see that it worked out for you.
    You, even managed to make tassel earrings, that is an accomplishment...
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    Gorgeous they are, the colour really suits you.

    Gorgeous they are, the colour really suits you.
  18. Thanks for sharing the article. I found this...

    Thanks for sharing the article.

    I found this on Pinterest, and I am hoping this takes off, perfect for the working bench Jeweller, or sales person at a trade show, or kicking back at a barbecue,...
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    Hello beadingquestion123 the size of the knot is...

    Hello beadingquestion123 the size of the knot is not really relevant to knotting, what is very important however is the correct gauge (thickness) of the thread.

    If you go by knot measurements...
  20. Thread: Unique ring

    by Bernadette
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    What a beautiful and amazing ring, a piece of...

    What a beautiful and amazing ring, a piece of wearable art that is.
  21. Probably yes - from the depth and intensity of...

    Probably yes - from the depth and intensity of the colour
    But
    As Sterling Silver contains copper, you can in certain circumstances arrive at a green colour instead of the more typical blacks and...
  22. Yes it is verdigris ( oxidation from copper),...

    Yes it is verdigris ( oxidation from copper), patina if you like.
    I see this quite a lot in my repair side of my stringing business.
    I hope that Mikimoto can help you, seeing as the strand has been...
  23. Hi ShashiRatna, they look like fresh water stick...

    Hi ShashiRatna, they look like fresh water stick pearls.
  24. Hi gigi, check to see if they are half seed...

    Hi gigi, check to see if they are half seed pearls - most sellers sell them full-round.

    The half seed pearls can be harder to obtain.
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    No 1 picture looks like fresh water pearls- the...

    No 1 picture looks like fresh water pearls- the deco clasp looks single style made into double ( quite stunning the clasp ).
    The flower clasp looks like it has Akoya pearl.


    No 2 Looks very old...
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