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lisa c

Perpetual Pearl Student
Hurray, Marianne!

maybe sitting on pearls that closely seen together is like sitting on one of those chunky-wood-bead mats?
if I were making the dress, I might have an open seam/vent all down the seat, to make two panels. That way you could have an underskirt to sit on, not pearls.
 
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JerseyPearl

Active member
Wonder what kind of pearls they were...the pearls on the bodice seemed quite large. Overall it was beautiful
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pkinnew

New member
crickett - Those lavenders are amazing!

I'm wearing my natural white Hanadamas today and really don't like the pictures. But hey, some days are better than others!
 

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pkinnew

New member
Gorgeous, lucious pearls! Ear shots please!

Today I'm wearing a Tahitian strand purchased from PP this last summer. It's a go-to strand with turtlenecks lately but they sure don't photograph very well (maybe I shouldn't blame the pearls lol!).

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Red

New member
I'm wearing my natural white Hanadamas today and really don't like the pictures. But hey, some days are better than others!

I beg to differ. Your photos show some spectacular pearls! :)

Edit: Whoa! Please bring them back. I liked those pearly white photos.
 
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cyndayco

New member
Mabe pearls and opal on silver

Mabe pearls and opal on silver

For months, I obsessed about this mabe pearl and opal necklace on Ebay, but I was afraid I wouldn't like it in real life. So when it went on sale last month, I decided to take the plunge.

I don't know if the mabe pearls are saltwater or freshwater, but the silver was crafted in Indonesia. Being in the 11mm range, it has a decent amount of shine and surface quality. The opals are 6x4mm have a surprising amount of fire, given that it's sold on Ebay.

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BAS

New member
WOW! What a fantastic and unique piece! How nice that you'd wanted it and it went on sale! I'd love more neck shots when you get a chance. In different lighting.

Congrats and wear in health!
 

CathyKeshi

New member
Cyndaco, that's spectacular! Do you know where the mabe' pearls are from, or the origin of the necklace?
Oh, sorry; went back and read again ... now that you have the necklace, what do you think about "saltwater versus freshwater" on the mabes?
 

cyndayco

New member
CathyKeshi, the merchant says the mabe pearls are from saltwater oysters grown in Sulawesi, Indonesia. For opals, he used Australian doublets.

That mabe pearls are saltwater make sense, but I wouldn't be surprised if the Chinese figure out how to grow mabe pearls in freshwater mussels.
 
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