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    Baroque Pearl Senior Guide Member imanit's Avatar
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    Default Please, give me your thoughts about those pearls.

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    12mm plus, plus... natural color....should I attempt to buy them ??
    Ivona

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    purveyor of pearls Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert pearlescence's Avatar
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    fab colour..if the lack of roundness isn't a major problem for you, and if you think the price is okay, then why not?

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    Baroque Pearl Senior Guide Member imanit's Avatar
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    no.. I like baroque pearls. My concern is with the pearl sides that I DON'T see.. From what I can guess looking at the picture, some are flattish. I was told that luster on the "other side" is very good to and that there is no blemishes...

    Price is in the range of better "ripple" pearls..
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    Would they take a picture of the other side?

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    It reminds me of the strand of pearls I decided I had to give to Hisano. You suspicions are right, however. The side showing is the best side. Of the strands I've seen like this, the back side is not as lustrous or colorful. When Hisano wears her strand I am constantly adjusting it to make sure the right faces are showing.

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    Baroque Pearl Senior Guide Member imanit's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by KarinK View Post
    Would they take a picture of the other side?

    - Karin
    no... it went for drilling now.
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    My concerns were the same as the others~if the backs are flat and what they look like. Is there a good return policy? I can work with a smaller flat area, but when they are real flat, not always.
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    Baroque Pearl Senior Guide Member imanit's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by pattye View Post
    My concerns were the same as the others~if the backs are flat and what they look like. Is there a good return policy? I can work with a smaller flat area, but when they are real flat, not always.
    If they are flat, I can always make pendants out of them... I don't know.....I love the color !!
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    Pearl Scholar Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert pattye's Avatar
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    Absolutely! The colors are amazing!!
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    I think the colors are improving rapidly; wild orient is a new technique,maybe.... This one really reminds me of Hisano's but darker. It is the second one like this I have seen-including hers. I just bet more are on the way though. This is new stuff, and at top dollar, I'll bet, because it is highly desirable. I hope I am right.

    So if you can afford it, why not? It is a really step up in orient from what I have seen before. I can hardly wait to see more!
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    Baroque Pearl Senior Guide Member imanit's Avatar
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    Thanks to all of you for your input. I will buy those pearls. If they will not look too good as strand, I can make few different pieces out of them I hope... I just have to see and touch them.
    I guess that my illness is progressing.. You called it what.. A pearlaraitis ???...
    Incurable... and causing early financial death..

    ...LoL...
    Ivona

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    The backs are often flat and lavender-colored and not as shiny. That photo is in low light to bring out the color, so I would expect them to be more pastel in person. But hey, I think they're gorgeous. Who cares if you have to flip them over here and there?
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    YES YES YES! Please yes. and show us when you have the goodies

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    Natural Pearl Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert Amrita's Avatar
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    They are gorgeous - go for them! And show us the pictures later please! :-)

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    What causes the back side to be both flatter and less colourful on this type of pearl?

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