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    Default Where to buy quality studs?

    Iím looking to buy some quality 6mm akoya studs, but the usual recommended vendors (Pearl Paradise, Pearls of Joy, The Pearl Outlet, etc.), donít carry that size. I can only find really nice 6mm studs from Mikimoto, but I donít want to pay that much. Any recommendations?

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    I see The Pearl Outlet has 6.0-6.5mm AAA akoya studs for $95.00:
    http://store.thepearloutlet.com/akoy...rrings-p9.aspx

    However it's also true that vendors often have items in stock that are not on their websites. You can always inquire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pearl Dreams View Post
    I see The Pearl Outlet has 6.0-6.5mm AAA akoya studs for $95.00:
    http://store.thepearloutlet.com/akoy...rrings-p9.aspx

    However it's also true that vendors often have items in stock that are not on their websites. You can always inquire.
    Thanks! I missed that size on The Pearl Outlet. How about Pure Pearls, which is about $30 more? Any experience with this vendor? https://www.purepearls.com/products/...=7281900978234

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    I have bought from both vendors. I think you can safely go with either.

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    Thats a good price on the Akoya . Ask for a photo that's not a glamour shot in a light box.

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