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  1. Mermaid

    Nacre depth requirement scrapped from January

    So, with these possible changes in quality, who would all of you suggest for good quality Tahitians [at least that ships to the US]? PearlParadise Kamoka ???
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    South Sea baroque pairs

    Hi girls!!! I have been away for forever, been busy starting my own business =/ also trying to stay away so I am not tempted with all your beautiful collection of pearls. Ms. Cees, what is your instagram handle?
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    2017 Tucson Gem and Mineral Shows - AGTA news

    I agree with MSC, Please someone post pics of SOC!!!!!!
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    Orbit Clasp

    OMG JERSEYPEARL!!!! That necklace is beautiful!!!!! How long is each strand.
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    What was most regrettable pearl moment?

    Omg KatBran, I would have turned beet red and died from embarrassment, I am very shy but have the bad habit to slap my husband's butt, jajajaja.
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    What was most regrettable pearl moment?

    Oh man, that is hard! I totally understand!
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    New Harvest Vietnamese natural color Akoya pearls

    holy macaroni!!!! I want that whole first line. Wow!!!! It looks like the mythical Bifrost.
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    What was most regrettable pearl moment?

    I intended to leave this necklace at my aunt's house in Puerto Rico after I got married and have my brother bring it back with him when he came back to the States. Somehow i accidentally took it with me to Iceland and Norway, and I tried to make sure it will always be carried in my money belt...
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    365 Days of Pearls

    BabyNurse, those are beautiful! How heavy do your earrings feel when you wear them?
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    A marriage made on the web ....

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    Sea of Cortez Mabe Tie Clip

    For my wedding last year, I wanted to gift my dad something special on my wedding day. I came up with the idea of a pearl tie clip but didn't like the options in the regular market. I had just discovered and joined Pearl -Guide [Thank you all for all the advice and knowledge!] as well as had...
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    Burmese Golden Pearl

    I am so new at this, and using carat for pearls is confusing for me. So how much would you estimate then for a single pearl to go for? They look beautiful!
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    Question about Freshadama / Gem Grade Pearl Earrings

    Yes, it is the spots. it has two. My cellphone has a crappy camera. I know those are created naturally but I was still wondering. I just wanted to make sure I am not being stupid or overtly fastidious, especially as this was purchased from one of the recommended vendors from here. Sent them an...
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    Question about Freshadama / Gem Grade Pearl Earrings

    I just purchased this pair of Gem Grade 7-8mm pearl stud earrings on the Christmas Sale from a reputable vendor. I, however have a question: I noticed a natural blemish on one of the earrings. Is this normal for a gem grade/freshadama entry level simple studs? I haven't contacted the vendor yet...
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    Who wants to go to BALI?!?!

    wohoo! finally finished the quizzes and final exam!!!! I feel so much more confident and knowledgeable when purchasing pearls. Thank you so much for this! A. Gonzalez
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    Freshwater can put South Sea in the shade

    omg, LondonPearl, those are jaw droppingly beautiful!!!! If you don't mind my cheekiness, where did you get them from?
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    Metallic ripples

    glad to see they went to a good home. I was eyeing them but wasnt fast enough hehe
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    Do real men wear pearls?

    I do hope you get better! I got a nasty cold when i came back to the states from Iceland, which evolved into a sinus infection with tons of coughing.... it has been 2 months and I am still fighting it. I have missed you here and hope everything gets well on your end and start seeing you here...
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    My Vietnamese Akoya Collection

    Your pearls are extremely beautiful! Love the pistachios and the ombre triple necklace