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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...

Three pearls in Eighteen Months!

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"Three pearls in eighteen months? Three pearls in eighteen months!" I questioned, then exclaimed. In eighteen months, our pearl diver discovered exactly three pearls. I did not mean it as a point...

Why You Will Not Find A Pearl At Dinner

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There is a pretty good reason why you will not find a pearl at dinner tonight. That’s right, eat all of the oysters you can and you will not find a pearl. Why not? Oysters produce pearls, right? A...

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