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    Default My first pearls! Are they real?

    Without and with flash. They're about 12mm and heavy.

    What do you ladies think? Are they south sea pearls? How is the quality?
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    Pearl Enthusiast Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert Pearl Dreams's Avatar
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    What kind of pearls were they sold to you as?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pearl Dreams View Post
    What kind of pearls were they sold to you as?
    South sea pearls

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    They could either be south sea pearls or nuked freshwater pearls.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pareltje View Post
    They could either be south sea pearls or nuked freshwater pearls.
    Is there a way to find out?

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    Where did they come from ? Are the findings gold or silver?

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    They are 18k solid gold. I purchased them on eBay from allegedly Hong Kong.

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    Beautiful luster!

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    Can you post the seller and the other things they have for sale please. I don't want to buy but it's a clue to what they sell.

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    Have you had the gold tested by a jeweler? Bad sellers will sometimes sell gold-plated that is marked as solid gold. If they are solid 18K, then that would probably mean the pearls are good quality and real.

    I can't tell if I see any orient or not based on your photos. Can you take a photo on a white paper towel in natural light, but not directly in the sun?

    Do you see any imperfections at all?
    What does the area of the pearl that is attached to the post look like? Can you give a photo of that, too?
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