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    Default Clueless about pearls

    Hello and thanks for taking the time to view my post,

    My partners dad left many moons ago and fled to the Philippines. She has only really just started talking to him again but he sent her some pearls. He says they're valuable but I have no idea. I have a bit of a background with opals but I'm clueless about pearls. Just curious on people's opinions if i should take them to be evaluated or not. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Kindest regards.

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    Default Does anyone know if it is worth getting these appraised professionally

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    Rare Pearl Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert BWeaves's Avatar
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    They are inexpensive freshwater pearls. The dark pearls are dyed.

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    pearl from China

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    I agree with the above 2 posts.

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    Agreed. Very inexpensive pieces. I would not bother to have them appraised or insured.

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    I agree with the other's. They look like inexpensive freshwater pearls to me as well. I wouldn't bother to get them appraised.

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    It's possible your partner's Father was misled about the value of the pearls; we've heard many stories here about how markets there misrepresent the pearls they sell. Yes, I agree with the others; these are inexpensive Chinese freshwater pearls.
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    Or he knows they are inexpensive and he's trying to make your partner think he spent a lot on her, when he did not.

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    What ever the case, I agree with everyone. They are inexpensive Chinese Freshwater pearls. You can find this sort of thing in any of the markets or little jewellery stores. Not at all expensive. Don't have them valued.

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    yep, those are definitely sidewalk-quality freshwater pearls. Just for kicks, my husband brought a few of those last week for my daughter, who's loves all things shiny and girly. :P

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