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  1. Abi

    New Chinese Ripple Look A-Like Kasumi Pearls

    Question: Are these considered Kasumi-like pearls? I never really been into ripples/Kasumi, but this caught my eye and I was wondering what category this goes into :).
  2. Abi

    What strand do y'all think this is?

    Here are more of the pictures, they said this is the best they could take of the hole, and they took some pictures of the blemishes.i never owned imitation pearls so I don't really know their nature.
  3. Abi

    What strand do y'all think this is?

    here are some more pictures...
  4. Abi

    What strand do y'all think this is?

    This was posted as gssp. Do y'allthink its GSSP, or really really really nicely dyed freshwaters? Any ideas?
  5. Abi

    Starting over in making my tahitian strand

    Pattye, you are so right, practicing will really help! I'm planning on making maybe a bracelet, or a tin cup with the remaining Pearl's :). Hmearly morning I finished the third try. The 2nd try wasn't pictured bc I learned a third of the way that the regular #30 isn't working, so back to #20...
  6. Abi

    Starting over in making my tahitian strand

    Thank you everyone! I'm still waiting for my clasp and a few small bead components, but I temporarily strung it on a pair of small clasps... to which I learned are too small and fragile for my new tahitian Pearl's. Not final yet! Also, I was struggling to remember how to string them, so the...
  7. Abi

    Starting over in making my tahitian strand

    Thank you everyone! 2 more from last night and this morning after a little pearl bath. I have to refresh my memory of restringing.
  8. Abi

    Starting over in making my tahitian strand

    Hello my dear PG family, hope to see some of y'all in Tucson at the seminars or around :). I mentioned in another post about my stolen purse with my tahitian strand/earrings and Edison pendant/earrings. So today I dropped by the Pueblo Gem show to take a quick gander around, and found 2 strands...
  9. Abi

    Stolen Tahitians

    This was a pearl bath And this was an evolution of the strand, where I added and removed Pearl's to my liking.
  10. Abi

    Stolen Tahitians

    Hi my beautiful pearly family. I've been MIA, but have been checking the threads periodically to see how everyone and their pearls are doing. I meant to post this sooner, but I was and a little still in sadness of my pearl loss. Dec 23, Steven and I were in Tucson with our 8 month puppy at a...
  11. Abi

    Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2018

    JP- I hope I can see you again, maybe at our first ruckus? :D Jeg- Isn’t it great to have a place where we can share our love for pearls 😊. Pattye- It would be so great if you come to Tucson next year! I hope to see you in July! The pearl clutch had stopped me in my tracks. Lol Jenny- I hope...
  12. Abi

    Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2018

    Pattye- It's thanks to your suggestions that I was able to sit in the seminars, and was able to hear Elizabeth Strack. It is amazing to put faces on the usernames!! Today was Judi, Jersey Pearl, and Gemgeek! They were really kind with me, even though I am actually shy and awkward in person...
  13. Abi

    Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2018

    Guess who I bumped into yesterday, Over in the AGTA lobby! It was great to finally meet them, really kind and funny! I look forward to Elizabeth's seminar this Friday. The gold on the south sea keshi strand were so deep, someone probably grabbed it after I left. Some fun baroque south...
  14. Abi

    Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2018

    So it's been a couple days since the Gem Shows have started. I was able to head to the Pueblo Gem Show and snap a couple of pictures of pearls and non pearls :) I went to JOGS as well, but took more pictures of non pearl items there. I ACTUALLY am able to attend AGTA seminars. Lovely...
  15. Abi

    Golden earrings size?

    Beautiful gssp studs PD :) I go between my 10mm and 9mm depending how I feel. I believe whatever you can comfortably wear. What size pearl studs do you have currently, and how do you feel about them size and look wise? Here are a couple pictures. I'm not a great photographer, my 10mm are...
  16. Abi

    Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2018

    Hi Pearl Family! I haven't posted in awhile, have a lot of pearling up to do! I was wondering who is coming into to Tucson this month! It's my first time going, and I was hoping to meet some of the pearl guide family! I learned through facebook that Kojima will be at the GJX. Sadly, I'm not...
  17. Abi

    Edison pearl's nacre thickness.

    How about Google, instead of searching online :D :D :D?- update- whoops I totally missed Bweaves already saying that. In regards to that name that pearl forum, I was wondering whatever had become of that... I was going to suggest Mina Pearls (Edison's 2nd Wife ;) ) or Zhūzi Pearl (Bead in...
  18. Abi

    Restyled & Recycled Jewelry Challenge!

    purranha, your earring look similar to the ones I had made not too long ago, except I had the white pearl on top and the Tahitian on the bottom :). Your wire wrapping looks superb, but I also find your proper jewelry change dazzling. I have these 7mm bead nucleated lavenders that my mother...
  19. Abi

    Wish list

    Ah, well I could only eye this one and dream. Kojima's Sun Shadow's Cortez. A Lot of Hisano's pieces are also on my wish/dream list. Blue Diamond and White SS pieces are my top favorites. https://littlehjewelry.com/products/blue-diamond-and-white-south-sea-pearl-geode-pendant .... it goes on lol.
  20. Abi

    Hong Kong Jewelry Show September 2017 and Facebook LIVE!

    Roosters, heart stopping creme de la cremes, and mermaid pearls Roosters, heart stopping creme de la cremes, and mermaid pearls So Day 2 video was a beautiful Eyeful. Did anyone else see the Rooster at 4900/ ~10:51 Sorry for the poor quality picture, but I'm no pro in screen shots :). I...
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