I've written an article on Nautilus pearls for a magazine, which they edited to about 3 pages, down from 6 or 7, with GREAT photos. I think readers would find it interesting. It has about 2 megabytes, so I don't know how to upload it to my thread. Any ideas? Best, Tom
Due to the world's financial woes, the GIA Gemological Research Conference has been cancelled. That lets me off the hook for a poster presentation, but it's a great disappointment for me to miss out on the technical stuff.
I'm wondering if Hong Kong might be a real possibility next year. Tucson could get a eastern Pearl Walk competitor, or should we say, Sister?
I've returned from vacation and have received a draft of one chapter of a manuscript that was written by a clammer of the 1800's (I believe). An author is writting a detailed
article about Wisconsin pearls for the State Historical Society. Might be nice if anybody had information about Wisconsin pearls I could pass on.
I live west of Tucson out in Pima County. Nearest trading post: Three Points. I had a couple of great uncles who moved to Phoenix before AZ became a state. They helped my parents to relocate here in the 40's right after WWII.
I'm honored that you invited me to be your friend. I grew up in Phoenix--where my great-grandparents homesteaded--and I have relatives in southern Arizona (...and Mexico, for that matter.) . If you don't mind telling me (...and I'll understand if you do.) Where in Southern Arizona do you live?
I'm having trouble seeing some of the pictures people are posting. What am I doing wrong? It used to be that the pics were just there. I'm not the best at figuring out the computer so haven't been able to find the right button to push. Can you help me?