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  1. Ash

    Birthday Pearls

    Mama's Birthday was this week. Her dementia was in force until I showed her the "birthday tiara". She has such a reverence and love of pearls. Her Hospice team and the activities coordinator really wanted to make it special. They love her where she is. The aides and techs during shift change...
  2. Ash

    So I made a thing....

    So I made a thing. Been way to long since I really played with pearls and strung anything. Pretty happy with how this turned out. Freshwaters given to me by mama 25 years ago and Pink sapphire bead grade quality drop shaped beads. A clearance sale, "whim" purchase. Pretty happy with how this...
  3. Ash

    Show Us Your Pearls In Action!!!

    Some new creations Some new creations Some of my new creations. All pearls are fresh waters of various shapes. Red and gold ones are dyed. Peach and mauve ones are natural color I think, no visible evidence of dyeing at the holes or in ant of the "pits and other imperfections" on the pearls...
  4. Ash

    Show Us Your Pearls In Action!!!

    New butterfly necklace, earrings & bracelet set I made last year when I started my weight loss Journey. Working on some new ones. Have not finished them or working on me yet. Cheers!
  5. Ash

    New Book: Sea of Pearls

    New Book Out in October ... Sea of Pearls, Seven Thousand Years of the Industry That Shaped the Gulf. By Robert A. Carter http://www.oxbowbooks.com/bookinfo.cfm/ID/160629 Cheers Ash
  6. Ash

    id of pearls

    Definitely agree with Wendy & dmj in their assessment of these pearls. They look similar to the Chinese fresh waters I made a bracelet out of (Pic attached) Enjoy them in good health! Cheers Ash
  7. Ash

    Some of Satine de la Courcel's pearls

    Here is one more necklace this one is freshies with dyed "mountain jade" beads not sure what stone mountain jade is "code" for, but this "turquoise" color is very intense an pretty. Cheers
  8. Ash

    The most Disgusting Pearl Ring Ever Created?

    Oh my goodness. I'll give credit for creativity however, it is still really gross and disgusting. Cheers! Ash
  9. Ash

    grey faceted Tahitian pearl ring

    I am with you it reminds me of the SF underwater movie The Sphere. Some of the facets seem to "dance" and refract the light as if the ring itself is underwater. Though there is a distinct possibility, I have been reading too much SF lately. :) Cheers Ash
  10. Ash

    Books online for Download

    Hi Everyone, The initial link to this site came from another list. Not sure if anyone has seen this or not Entire Books out of Copyright online for download in various formats. Looked for pearls here are the results. http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=Pearls Enjoy! Cheers Ash
  11. Ash

    Home remedy for Bleaching pearls?

    Originally Posted under the "Sunday" thread originally but moved it here maybe someone will have an Idea Thought this was coverd this but I am not finding anything at 2:30 am so Ihope noone minds a new thread. I just hope I make sense. This may be a longshot but I wanted to sk teh best...