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    Second-graft Pearl Senior Guide Member
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    Default South Sea Manado drop pearls

    From a pearl farm near Manado in Sulawesi ( Celebes) I picked out of the harvest which just came in for an auction in Tokyo, Japan, these 2 high luster and clean drops. Matching drops is about the most difficult excersise I know. But these 2 are fine.11.85 mm approx.

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    Wow..those are impressive!

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    Cees, these are gorgeous, and I couldn't agree more about the difficulty of matching~
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    Oh my goodness they are divine Cees, divine!

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    Nice looking pearls Cees!
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    Beautiful , I can't wait to see the finished piece.

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    I want them. I'm afraid to ask how much they cost.

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    WOW those are stunning, Cees ... great find!
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    Cees, my dream is to be a fly on your shoulder during your buying excursions...you have a wonderful eye.

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    Stunning, they would make amazing earrings.

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    Gorgeous drops, thanks for sharing!

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    Wow Cees you have done it again! Look at the surface on those pearls...so fine! Mirror like reflections! You did a brilliant job matching those! You are right about the drops - never fails ..you get the shape to match and the colour is off or you get the colour to match and the shape is a bit off... lol You got everything right!

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    Thanks all, it was pure luck that I walked in, there was a batch set aside already to be offered to Mikimoto and the lot of drops was not a lot, just pure luck that out of 30 pearls, 2 matched.

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    What a stunning pair of drops. They should make gorgeous earrings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelluvpearls View Post
    Beautiful , I can't wait to see the finished piece.
    I will post pictures.

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