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    Thanks for posting your ombre strand again. One of my all time favorite, Charlotta.

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    Charlotta, I donít think anyone enjoys playing with, and rearranging their pearls more than you!! Itís good to have that entertainment during these stay at home times.

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    Thank you lisa c, Marianne and Jeg. I do love to play with my pearls, it's such a comfort. Especially now, as you put it Jeg, I do meet a lot of people at work, but otherwise only not-husband and the cats. As I work in a field that is declared neccessary it's is stressful trying to keep a distance at all times. People still forgets, especially the elderly that aren't suppose to go anywhere except for walks. I haven't gotten sick yet so there's that. I do miss spending time with people, especially the children. But we all have to try being cheerful and positive. I amuse myself with my pearls, books, flowers, cooking and baking (got a new crockpot in the mail) and telling not-husband wierd stories about what the cats "tells" me (a vivid imagination do help) until he laughs. They have quite the conversation the cats sometimes, haha.
    Marianne, I love that ombre rope. I still remember the day I got it in the mail. I couldn't believe my eyes, it was so mugh prettier in real life than it was in the photos Cees sent me. I had to string it right away, forgetting that I was suppose to pack for a weekend in the summercabin. Not-husband often says that I forget everything when I string, remake or create my pearls. It's true, sometimes I forget to make dinner and four hours has disappeared.
    Hugs to you lisa c.

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    Dreadful weather today, but very good for pearl photography. Yesterday I was wearing my big tahitian strand from Cees with some blueish grey tahitians huggies (pearls from Pearlsociety and huggies from Pearlescence). It's the same strand that I bought as two bracelets and then remade into a strand. Cees says that they were a strand before being bracelets as well. It's a beautiful strand with rather muted colors.
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    The strand is also pretty with my blue south sea studs from Pearlescence.
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    And with the blue south sea pendant from Pearlescence.
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    There are some gorgeous pearls in this strand.
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    Today I have been wearing my south sea frog pendant from Pearlsociety, my copper green tahitians earrings from Cees and my ombre vintage akoya and deep golden south sea waverope and wavestrand. I made the rope and strand with a strand of 8mm deep golden south sea pearls from Cees and a double strand of vintage akoyas.
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    I have also been wearing my stretch bracelets. Yesterday two tahitian bracelets with red jasper beads and one ombre tahitian and south sea and red jasper bead bracelet.
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    Today I am wearing my two golden south sea bracelets with calcite jade beads.
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    Ohh Charlotta that ombre necklace from Cees!!!! And the SS ombre!!! And the wave rope!!!! What a feast for eyes! So so beautiful!!!

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    Thank you eolian pearls, I really like how that wavestrand and waverope turned out. I use the pearls much more now. It was a beautiful deep golden south sea strand, but being around 8mm rather small. I bought a bigger deep golden south sea strand last year from Cees. Those smaller deep golden south sea pearls are gorgeous though, I used some in my mixed south sea and tahitian strand as well.

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    I made some new stretch bracelets as well. Another tahitian drop and red jasper skull bracelet. The tahitian drop pearls are mostly from Cees.
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    I also made another golden south sea sea bracelet, with the green nephrite jade skull. The south sea pearls are from Pearlescence.
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    And I remade a nibung palm wood bracelet with a carved red jasper scarab and two vermeil beads from augustus-collection, it was to big.
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    So now I have one wood bracelet, three circled tahitian bracelets
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    Four golden south sea bracelets
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    two tahitian bracelets and one tahitian and south sea ombre bracelet.
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    Next week I am thinking about wearing my golden south sea pearls and my golden akoyas, I have been wearing a lot of tahitians and mixed pearls lately. The golden south sea pearls have been neglected mostly. I haven't been wearing my tassels either. So tomorrow and today I will be wearing my 8mm deep golden south sea studs from Oceanscove, my champagne south sea enhancer from Pearlsociety and one of my vintage tassels, the one with a golden birdcage, that would be Mary, on an ivory freshwater rope from Pearllunar.
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    I might be using the champagne south sea enhancer with a shorter ivory freshwater strand tomorrow instead of my grandmothers gold chain.
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    I will probably be using these two golden south sea bracelet with carved calcite jade beads all week. The golden south sea pearls in these ones are from Pearlescence.
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    If the photos look a bit cold it's only because I experimented with the wierd lighting this morning. There was a mist that took the sun hours to burn of, making the light look blurry.

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    Charlotta, that tassel (with Mary?) is breathtaking!!!

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    Thank you SurfnSci, that tassel was namned Mary with some help from Bweaves. I have made three tassels (Mary, Alexandra and Victoria) out of vintage akoya strands, one graduated strand is usually enough for a tassel. I have also made a tahitian tassel (Isabella) out of tahitian keshis and tahitian drop pearls. I have written a description of how to make one somewhere, it could be in my akoya tread. It would make a great present for someone special.

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    Tomorrow I will use my vintage akoya and golden south sea waverope (the south sea pearls are from kongspearl) with my champagne south sea studs from Tahitipearldesigner. I haven't worn that strand in months. Don't know why, I really do like it.
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    That photos with the mist filtered sunshine does look a bit cold. Two others that I took a while ago.
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    That waverope would have been longer had the previous owner of the double strand of akoyas not generously applied probably perfume and hairspray, many of the pearls were damaged, mostly on one side (lefthanded maybe). The remaining pearls are beautiful though.

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    Golden south sea week continues. Today I wore my ombre circled south sea rope and my mismatched circled south sea earrings, all from Pearlescence.
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    It's such a pretty rope.
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    Tomorrow I am going to wear my other ombre circled south sea strand, also from Pearlescence. I haven't decided about the earrings yet. Either my deep golden south sea bracelet from Pearlescence.
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    Or these huge white baroque south sea studs. Here they are with the wrong strand.
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    Just the earrings.
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    This is a better photo of my south sea earrings.
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    Or with the same earrings as today. These are amazing.
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    I forgot to post the pearls I used for the rest of last week...well I did combine my deep golden south sea strand from Cees with my deep golden south sea studs from Pearlescence with my deep golden and vintage wavestrand (pearls from Cees and a vintage double strand of akoyas). The two strands are about the same lenght, so they didn't nest or anything. But they did look gorgeous together. I forgot to take a photo of them together though.
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    I use those studs a lot.
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    I didn't wear golden south sea pearls the last day of the week...I got sidetracked, remade my ombre tahitian and south sea strand a bit, the one without regards to the size of the pearls. This one
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    I removed the golden (or rather greenish) pearls, added some more bumpy tahitians and added two bigger white circled south sea pearls. I liked it so much that I had to wear it at once. I post a photo when I have one.
    Yesterday I wore my ombre blue and silver tahitian waverope (pearls from Cees and Pearlescence), my green and pink tahitian studs from Pearlescence and my circled blue tahitian bracelet with a carved blue azurite skull. With a navy eyelet lace woolmix sweater I purchases at home in my own closet...I recently bought a new bag from the same place...wonderful taste I must say. ..shopping my own stash is not only pandemicly right, delivery is instant and I didn't spend any money. Haha. One thinks that I have lots of clothes, but no. I just always use what's on top, that basically means switching between two espresso brown cashmere sweater and blue jeans... Funny thing is I first searched online for the bag and a sweater like that, then decided to check out my closet first, I had a bag just like that tucked away and I love the sweater that I haven't worn for years. Wierdly enough I do want to buy a green tahitian strand sometimes soon, I did check my jewelry box and didn't find any...bad jewelry box. Anyway blue and silver rope.
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    Love this one.
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    Those pretty studs are probably my most used earrings, the luster and color is great, slightly button and therefore very comfortable and the size is great, 10,1mm. They go with most pearls.
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    I am going to go search my jewelry box for that green tahitian strand again, haha. I should do laundry really...
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    Hi Charlotta, there are so many pictures and gorgeous pieces of jewelry in your posts! I love the mismatched south seas circle studs with the diamonds, so fun!
    Can you post pictures modeling the layering of the different strands?

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    Thank you Lilpearl, I try to get a photo of the strands this weekend. Mostly my selfies gets blurry and the colors looks washed out...