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    Natural Pearl Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert newberry's Avatar
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    Default Vietnamese blue akoya

    Last spring I was asked by KaySD if I would go to PP with her. I always take a trip to PP in the spring. Jeremy and Hisano found big wonderful white and blue baroque akoyas that I wanted to see. I saw the white ones and fell in love and had to have a strand that ended up being the white tin cup with the white metallic drop. I also had a few other remodeling pendent projects in mind at the time. I had also taken my Sea of Cortez peanut with me to see if the blue baroque's would be a match.

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    Hisano in her wisdom said that these do not work and I did not want these and she would find me something better. Boy oh boy did she deliver. I totally forgot I had left the peanut with her. Last week I got an email with the perfect match. Which stand would I like and what length? Me being me I said I would like both.

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    It did not take me long to think that what I did not want to do was duplicate what I already have. Pearl Paradise baroque blue akoyas with a blue south sea pearl enhancer from Patricia Saab designs.

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    The Sea of Cortez is a very special pearl from the 2014 ruckus brought off the hood of Jeremy's Tesla. I have a decision to make and a couple of choices. Which would you choose?

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    Choice one is a triple strand torsade

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    Or the four strand torsade

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    Hisano is changing the bale to the V diamond enhancer bale.

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    I'm glad to see that special pearl is getting special treatment

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    And who better to do so than the lovely, talented Hisano

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    Hehehehehe! I'm glad I'm not the only one who said, "BOTH!" to Hisano.

    I like the 4 strand torsade.

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    Sweet! Either three or four work for me… big help huh

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    I vote for 4!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marianne View Post
    Sweet! Either three or four work for me… big help huh
    I know I can always count on you Marianne because I have been thinking the exact same thing

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    Breathtakingly gorgeous, newberry!! I love the look of the triple torsade

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    I LOVE the 4 strand...go bold or go home!

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    Four looks terrific for the torsade, though usually I'd go with odd numbers. Love that peanut pearl and I know you've been wanting more blue akoyas!
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    I'm afraid I'm no help either ... those little dark blue akoyas make me swoon .... love that diamond y bail. Whatever Hisano creates will be gorgeous on you
    Cathy

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    The peanut is a big boy, and looks really big on the three strand. But, he is robust enough to handle four strands.

    Either way, I love the look and the colors are perfect!

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    I think the three stranded torsade compliments the peanut best and really allows it to shine. But they are both glorious options. You certainly can not go wrong with either option!

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    I think both options look great so personally I'll go with the more comfy (I.e. lighter to wear) option.
    Looking forward to loads of pics when you get it k?

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