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  1. Vesper
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    by Vesper » Jul 2, 2018
    It came!
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  2. Bluegemz
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    by Bluegemz » Jul 2, 2018
    That is just so special, Vesper!
     
  3. Vesper
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    by Vesper » Jul 2, 2018
    I have been wearing it at work all day :lol-2:
     
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  4. stracci2000
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    by stracci2000 » Jul 3, 2018
    Love it!
    I think you could easily go about your day wearing it, and get lots of compliments! Think of it as an opportunity to educate the masses on antique jewels!
     
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  5. Vesper
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    by Vesper » Aug 21, 2018
    Gulp. Look at these Georgian earrings:
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    by Vesper » Sep 12, 2018
    I have searching Nigerian wedding coral and have totally fallen in love. I wish I could wear something like this:
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  7. Bluegemz
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    by Bluegemz » Sep 12, 2018
    Omg! Those are truly amazing!!!
     
  8. missy
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    by missy » Sep 12, 2018
    Gorgeous! Truly statement pieces.:kiss2: @Vesper FWIW I think you could rock some form of this for sure. We are PSers after all...8-)
     
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    by missy » Sep 12, 2018
    LOVE this. Gorgeous!
     
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    by Vesper » Sep 12, 2018
    Thank you. It gets a lot of daily use :P2
     
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    Wowza! Thanks Vesper, for educating me!
    **Running to look up "Nigerian wedding coral....***
     
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    by PreRaphaelite » Oct 30, 2018
    Sorry I’m late to this thread but where did this photo come from, omg the earrings are so gorgeous. Help?
     
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  16. AMRN0516
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    by AMRN0516 » Mar 5, 2019
    Hi PSers! I’ve had this strand of coral for several years. My mother bought it at a gem show in AZ for me. I have intended to use it to make some custom pieces, necklace, bracelet and earrings. Not being much of a designer, I’ve struggled with what to do. I’ve always envisioned pairing the coral with turquoise and pearls. Any crafty people out there care to offer their thoughts? I have some inspo photos saved on Pinterest.

    Also - am I completely naive to think that I can do this myself as a beading project and having a jeweler make me a gorgeous clasp? D5057FD5-BA89-44FE-9812-175A95883640.jpeg
     
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    by AMRN0516 » Mar 5, 2019
    CC1B4A21-4EC5-4A79-B0CA-7CB04180BC1A.jpeg 8D19B4D1-7E86-4847-8B85-72C71B5951B2.jpeg F69EE630-D8EF-4EB4-9513-CCB985AA2774.jpeg E6DA1CB1-957B-40D7-9595-F57C3E8D06A2.jpeg EA8E587D-E483-4AAA-A86A-06A726C03681.jpeg Here are some inspo photos. There isn’t anything specific about these photos I like, other than just showing branched red coral paired with turquoise.
     
  18. lambskin
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    by lambskin » Mar 6, 2019
    I love the combo-especially that last necklace:love::love::love:so beautifully done.
     
  19. stracci2000
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    My good friend from Santo Domingo Pueblo here in NM makes the most incredible jewelry.
    I modeled this necklace that he made last summer.

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    I love the last one too! It’s my favorite one I have found. But I wonder if I am distracting too much from the coral branching by adding all that turquoise. And also adding a lot of cost, that one is def not DIY!!
     
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    That’s beautiful! How lucky you were to model it! I love just about everything that comes from southwestern jewelers. The materials and the details and the willingness to go big on scale.
     
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    by FlashyFlamingo » Mar 28, 2019
    I just won this little lovely on eBay. I’ll post another picture once I get it sized. It’s my first coral purchase but now I’m hooked.
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  23. Acinom
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    by Acinom » Mar 28, 2019
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    Here are mine: new jewelry in Sterling silver with Antique coral beads (Cannot justify new coral)
     
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    by Dancing Fire » Apr 2, 2019
    Big pieces of natural colored rose corals. I bought these 30 yrs ago when they were still legal to sell. koi 089.jpg
     
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    I’ve been loving coral lately! I was at an estate auction and won this little coral ring. It was listed as possible coral in white metal with a terrible picture in the program so I didn’t have much competition. I have no idea how much coral sells for, but I think I got a deal on it. Turns out it’s real coral set in platinum with a little diamond halo.
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  26. Bluegemz
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    Gosh, that’s a gorgeous piece! What a great find:)
     
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    So different and unique! I LOVE it!:love:
     
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    by Pumpkinsparkles » May 11, 2019
    7C281D47-4B28-4E99-947A-6F75FBEF2C43.jpeg 09A10C0C-5CB9-4AC9-AA04-5D80BAE9608A.jpeg 5AE95395-A334-4B87-B1EA-093841F09CFC.jpeg My 2 lovely coral rings. My daughter has claimed the little one for the future (only 4 years old) I love the shade of the bigger one and the setting is unusual but definitely different.
     
  29. stracci2000
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    by stracci2000 » May 11, 2019
    They are beautiful!
    I am guessing that the bigger one was made in Italy. It has that vintage European look!
     
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    by Pumpkinsparkles » May 11, 2019
    Thank you very much,
    I believe you are right, there isn’t any hallmarks on the inside.. just a C outside on the shank of the ring. It tested as 14k gold.
     
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