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    Thailand South Sea Pearl Farming

    CortezPearls, not sure if you understood the situation but no more pearl farming in Thailand but more north in Myanmar in the southern part of Myanmar there are 12 farms operating. Jersey Pearl I know about Myanmar pearls that they are sought after as they are considered premium pearls because...
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    Thailand South Sea Pearl Farming

    Thank you Jeg, I am ding fine too. Just heard from a Myanmar farmer that there was a pearlfarm on the island Phuket but that one stopped producing around 5 years ago but still is a tourist spot to visit. There are 12 pearlfarms in Myanmar still
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    Thailand South Sea Pearl Farming

    Hi Jeg, how are you? There are still auctions of Myanmar pearls by the government, also in Hong Kong by Bel Pearl and my partner here in Bangkok told me that he also can buy pearls from a Myanmar Pearl farmer directly. Rio Pearl in Hong Kong also has a supply of Myanmar. Pearls from Myanmar are...
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    Thailand South Sea Pearl Farming

    Pearl farming in Myanmar is taking place in the Mergui Archipelago in the southern part of the country, more than 800 islands can be found there. Very rarely they find also Melo Melo pearls in this area.
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    Thailand South Sea Pearl Farming

    They wish they still could grow pearls in Phuket Thailand, the waters there are too poluted by tourists and overfishing. Even I worry about the sea water quality in the Mergui Archipelago in the southern part of Myanmar.
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    auction of a Melo Melo

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    Hong Kong Pearl Fair

    who is going this year in September?
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    What kind of pearl?

    Can you guess what kind of pearl this is?
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    Enormous Keshi Strand

    Came across this South Sea Keshi pearl strand with pearls from 17 - 23.7 mm Australian Keshi. Most beautiful strand I have ever seen
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    Abalone pearl

    I got this 91.40 carat Abalone natural pearl, what do you think?
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    Ombre Akoya

    tried to make 3 ombre natural colours Akoya cultured pearl strands with a harpoon system, so they can be worn in many ways.These photos show the results. The pearls are 3-4 mm, with 6 pearls to fit the harpoon system en 3 more bigger pearls to make it more beautiful.
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    South Sea baroque pairs

    From Mid June to Mid September I always stay in Bangkok to create a new collection for the winter period. This time I felt that I wanted to see if I could find nice pairs South Sea baroque pairs. In 13-14, 14-15 and 15-16 mm Here what I found so far.
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    Who is going to the Hong Kong Trade in March 2017?

    I am going for 3 days from March 1-3, who else in going?
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    New Harvest Vietnamese natural color Akoya pearls

    Just harvested last week and are they not colorful?
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    not Keshi

    Saw yesterday South Sea pearls from Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia and thought they were keshi. The farmer, however, pointed out that these were pearls with a small fresh water pearl as a nuclei. So the pearls got a new name, Orient Pearls. The price per momme is considerably lower than keshi...
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    Need Opinions on Pearl Klonk

    Thank you for all your compliments. Pearls are an addiction and searching for them gives me a lot of energy. As South Sea pearls do cost so much, it is so nice to be able to find excellent alternatives and Fresh Water cultured pearls have nowadays those. The luster and surface is good and white...
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    South Sea rocks 17-20 mm

    I could not resist to buy these rocks, the blue colors were so intense. 17-20 mm
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    Finding Tahitian pearl drop pairs

    One can go through bags with thousands of pearls to find just a few matching pearls. Here some nice pairs
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    2.5-3.0 mm Akoya ombre

    Very beautiful 3, 65 cm ( 27 inch) ombre strands (graduation) 2.5-3 mm high luster Vietnamese Akoya cultured pearls. My favorite.
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    March 2016 Hong Kong Fair

    who is going to the Fair this March Cees