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    Natural Pearls from the Gulf of California-Mexico

    These are my cortez pearls, up to 7,5mm, I put the picture in my collection pearl thread too.
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    parfaitelumiere natural pearl collection

    Some Pteria sterna pearls, up to 7,5mm.
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    parfaitelumiere natural pearl collection

    Up to 7,6mm pearls. White gold clasp with diamond.
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    parfaitelumiere natural pearl collection

    Those are hammer oyster pearls, I have 3 of them.
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    parfaitelumiere natural pearl collection

    Something new Biggest pearl is 6mm.
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    parfaitelumiere natural pearl collection

    News from today, a daisy ring with oldcut diamonds and natural pearl The pearl is 7mm but damaged I will have to replace it.
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    All comments welcome....

    Here is my display, I made custom silicone shapes, to avoid the strong light in the eyes, so light goes inside the pearl only.
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    One Tahitian into a necklace

    Beadsmith Official sponsor for artists.
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    parfaitelumiere natural pearl collection

    57mm brooch, french silver, biggest pearl is 3,6mm Not a big jewelry piece, but still good looking. Sold in "original box(german address) by a french seller, who probably didn't see the french hallmark on brooch, meaning, not original box...
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    parfaitelumiere natural pearl collection

    Of course the canon 6D is not the best camera, it's almost a decade old, not very good over 800 iso, also the autofocus is good on center only, and not efficient, it has quite limitations, very hard for night pictures or live pictures, especially with en 180 macro. Also add my other natural...
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    parfaitelumiere natural pearl collection

    50mm long and 15x13mm pearl. Strong pink overtone on one side and some green-bluish overtone on other.
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    My akoyas

    The necklace and the clasp
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    parfaitelumiere natural pearl collection

    I found that brooch Lenght is 38mm 23mm american freshwater, blister, some handwork on the beak.
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    My akoyas

    Hi everyone, I will put all my akoyas in same thread, easier for me to remember what I got or still have. Recently I found this piece, mainly for the clasp, but the 4 strands look not too bad. Still not in hand yet, I hope to see a good jeweller hallmark on it as I have a very nice 50's Cartier...
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    parfaitelumiere natural pearl collection

    Last few years were not as lucky as my first year! Today I won a "cultured or natural pearl necklace, 112 pearls", my guess is natural, hope it is!
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    what pearls?

    Hello, I recently purchased this necklace, 50cm, size from 2,5 to 13mm, old knotting, definitely old stuff. Not in my hand yet, so I will tell more once I get it. But let's ask the question. What pearls?
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    A few questions about mussel pearls (especially blue and Atlantic ribbed mussels)

    If you would sell a nice mussel pearl, large enough, and a small mussel shell specimen, I would be interested, and same for quahog pearl, I would find a nice quahog pearl...and small shell too. About the reasons making the pearl, I think it's environmental. Maybe areas with lots of mud, deposit...
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    Pearl necklace casing

    I think it's more a bracelet case, but I got and saw some necklaces in similar cases. I think it's from 50's
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    Pearl necklace casing

    A new case, I put a necklace inside for the picture. I think original necklace inside had a silver clasp with single diamond, victorial era. Sadly, I bought such a necklace a year ago with a shorter section and TWO diamond clasps, but it was stolen during shipping.
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    Pearl necklace casing

    Hello, I wanted to create a thread about pearl casing and it's variety of design. I now own several good examples, from various french and english jewellers, big houses or unknown jewellers, from I think late XIX to 40's. Here are two casings I have, with pearls inside, the first case is...
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