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Repairs, Reknots & Redesigns!

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The Pearl Girls is the best little pearl jewelry shop in the world! We love creating new jewelry in the shop, but did you know that we also repair and redesign broken pearl and beaded jewelry? We r...

Have you ever slept in an opal mine?

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Have you ever slept in an opal mine? Gazed at the Sydney harbor from your hotel window? Traveled to a remote Australian pearl farm, the oldest family run pearl farm in Australia? Well, I haven't e...

What is NEW in Pearl Jewelry Repair

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As you may know, a large portion of the work we do involves The Pearl Girls Jewelry Repair Pearl! We add pearls to rings and pins, we reknot and revision necklaces. We shorten and lengthen bracelet...

Toe Digging

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Toe digging for mussel shells. Sometimes it is not about putting on diving gear and braving the cold waters of the Tennessee River to search for mussel shells. Sometimes the work can be done from ...

Why Are Natural Pearls So Hard to Find?

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Why are natural pearls so hard to find? It seems pretty sensible that there would be tons of natural pearls produced each year. Right? If pearls are formed by an irritant, bacteria or other organi...

The Wonderful Color of Black Pearls

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The wonderful color of black pearls... where does this color come from? Black pearls come from a Black Lipped Oyster (Pinctada Margaritifera) . Since their shell is black, these oysters can produc...

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