I love the snake siblings!!!
Cool and very manly carvings. Guys should think about Tahitian pearls like car chrome = shiny is good!
Oooh, you got to spend time with the amazing Sarah ... isn't she a delight ?
Oh, yes, the gem shows tend to be overwhelming; it really does help to have a mission focus and stick to it! I'm hoping to catch the Oaks PA show this weekend, if I can shake the remnants of a head cold ... not the best conditions for concentration.
Thanks GG- I totally agree. We went to a Gem Show this weekend and met Sarah (@Kojima) and her wonderful personality just might've made a pearl convert out of my guest (who cares nothing about jewelry let alone pearls). Now he is asking questions and wants to take the Pearl as One course! If this indeed happens... I just may need to clone Sarah!
I know these are not pearls (apologies to all) but someone asked for me to show the Black Spinel necklace when it was done, and I promised to do so. I took too long to do this but this is the end results:
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Originally I had Tahitians in place of the Rock Crystal...but I just did not like it, the spinel has funky sparkling shapes and the Amethyst rounds are micro faceted and sparkly, the Rock Crystal has cool spiral faceting breaks up some the darkness where the pearls just got lost, now the panther heads stand out a bit on their own too.