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Golden South Sea Pearls – September Sale at PP

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  1. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 9, 2015
    I picked up my Goldens from FedEx after work and had time for a couple of quick neck shots in the car. The light is gone now, but I'll try to get a few more pictures tomorrow.

    Anyhow, my first impressions are, THESE ARE KEEPERS!!!!!! :love: :love: :love:

    Love the color. :drool: Not sending these back. :cheeky:

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  2. seaurchin
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    by seaurchin » Sep 9, 2015
    Those deep goldens look great on you, Fly girl! They look nicely round, too!

    Thanks for all the delicious pics, Ranch girl. Much appreciated!
     
  3. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 9, 2015
    Thank you, searurchin. Yes, these are plenty round for me and I love the color.

    I have some light golden free form baroques which give me a completely different shape and look.
     
  4. Tucs
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    Gorgeous, FlyGirl! :love: :love: :love:
     
    


    


  5. Lovinggems
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    by Lovinggems » Sep 9, 2015
    Flygirl these are gorgeous on you! Do you think you prefer 24k or 22k tones? Also comparing the colour of the pearls with gold, do you think it's more like 18k or 20k or 22k etc? I hope my questions makes sense.
     
  6. 4Ranch Girl
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    by 4Ranch Girl » Sep 9, 2015
    FlyGirl :appl: :appl: :appl: :appl: BEAUTIFUL :appl: :appl: :appl: :appl: Love, Love, Love your new pearls :love: Last year the pistachio girls, next year the Golden Girls :naughty:

    BTW even thought the free form goldens are lighter in color they are still one of my all time favorite strands. I love the naturalness of them. It is just divine.
     
  7. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 9, 2015
    Thank you, Tucs.

    LG - Thank you. I'm not sure I really have a preference, because I can't compare the strands. Ask me after the next ruckus! :naughty: But, in any case, I am sure to prefer the pearls that I already own. I'll get out my 18kt gold pieces and take a look tomorrow. I don't have any 20kt, 22kt or 24kt gold to compare to. I can't compare the yellow, rose, and green overtones. I can be sure that these are much deeper golden color than my light gold free form baroques. I guess the answer may be that I like all of the golds.

    Thank you, 4Ranch Girl. This is all your (and Kay's) doing, you know! :bigsmile: Such pretty strands, and a great opportunity. I hope PP can get more of these wonderful dark golden pearls with the beautiful shapes and great price point so more folks can get them.

    Anyhow, I'm going to call these my Sky Glider pearls, because this is where I was when the PP Golden Sale began. :praise: :halo: ;))

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  8. CRDKeshi
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    by CRDKeshi » Sep 10, 2015
    FlyGirl, you look lovely in those stunning pearls ... Congratulations!,,
     
  9. Kay
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    by Kay » Sep 10, 2015
    Hey, Golden Girl! :wavey: That strand looks glorious on you! :love: Those pearls look pretty darn round to me. If that is how they look in poor lighting, I can't wait to see your daytime shots.

    After being used to Tahitians, I am amazed at how large 11mm strands look on both you and 4RG.
     
  10. icy_jade
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    by icy_jade » Sep 10, 2015
    Fly Girl: they look really round! How are the green overtones irl?

    4RG: thanks for the color comparison. Really helpful to see the various tones together.

    Beautiful strands ladies. Thanks for all the lovely eye candy. Pls keep the pics coming! :appl:
     
    


    


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    by NacreLover » Sep 10, 2015
    Thanks for the picture fly girl mine won't be here for a while. I told Chemai to hold mine till closer to my anniversary.
     
  12. JaneSmith
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    by JaneSmith » Sep 10, 2015
    Ladies, I die. :love: :love: :love: :love:
    Thank you for all the lovely pics, I can live vicariously via you.
     
  13. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 10, 2015
    Thank you, CRDKeshi.

    Thank you, Kay. I'll post some more photos shortly.

    Thank you, icy_jade. I don't think the green overtones are all that obvious, but I'll post some photos and let you be the judge. I think it would help to see lots of strands of golden pearls together, then it may be more obvious which strands are rose and which are green.

    You are welcome for the picture. Here's to hoping you have a fall anniversary, and it isn't in the spring like mine. :lol: I'm looking forward to seeing some more of your strand. I hope the color difference is sufficient for you from your current goldens.

    You are welcome, JaneSmith.
     
  14. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 10, 2015
    Beginning with some gold photos. The clasp in the upper left is 14 kt gold, the heavy chain is 18 kt gold, and the pendant has 24 kt woven gold thread. I'm pretty sure the pearl colors aren't determined under these lighting conditions, because the light reflection from the pearls makes it difficult for me to determine the pearl body color. Mine are supposed to be dark goldens that are 22 kt in gold color. They are clearly darker than the 14 kt gold, but after that I really can't say.

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  15. Fly Girl
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    Comparing the new dark golden drops to my free form light goldens. I have two strands of light goldens at 19 inches and 21 inches that I can wear nested or as a rope. Lots of light reflection here. The dark goldens have green overtones, and the light goldens have silver overtones. I see some rosy overtones on some of the dark golden pearls as well.

    My golden pendant is dark golden with strong green overtones. I think having that as a comparison makes it easier to pick out the green overtones on the dark pearl strand.

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  16. Fly Girl
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    Some close ups of my new dark goldens that have green overtones along with my dark golden pendant with green overtones and my dark golden stud earrings with rose overtones.

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  17. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 10, 2015
    Finally, some more neck shots.

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  18. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 10, 2015
    Looking forward to more golden photos of other dark strands. I'm pretty sure those 24 kt pearls kick it up a notch, as can be seen in 4Ranch Girl's photo comparing hers to the different colors of golden rounds at PP. Hers are the darkest! :naughty:
     
  19. 4Ranch Girl
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    Love that triple FlyGirl!!!!! What a way to wear your pearls :appl: :appl: :appl:
     
  20. Fly Girl
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    :lol: Thank you. That shirt was so very bright it helped to offset all those goldens.
     
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    by CRDKeshi » Sep 11, 2015
    Fly Girl, thanks so much for the lovely photos! I find myself still confused about what would suit me best, which is okay as most are sold out in the affordable ranges. Walter is not heartbroken, although a bit suspicious I'll find a way someday LOL.
     
  22. Tucs
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    Gorgeous triple, Fly Girl!

    The pendant looks like it has much stronger green overtones.
     
  23. Kay
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    by Kay » Sep 11, 2015
    Wow, you really are a golden girl, Fly Girl! That is a gorgeous neckfull of pearls.
     
  24. pinkgem2522
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    I need to buy those! They look amazing.
     
  25. Lovinggems
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    by Lovinggems » Sep 12, 2015
    Great comparison photos FlyGirl, the reason I asked was I also bought one of the 22k drops but with straight gold overtones. The luster is described as sharp, AA+. I linked it to the baroque akoyas and I think their luster are comparable. Pretty happy with my strand, especially it was the cheapest 22k strand..
     
  26. Lovinggems
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    by Lovinggems » Sep 12, 2015
    Some photos, the gold necklace and bracelet are 18k gold and 24k gold respectively, the other pearl strand is the white baroque akoya from PP and my pendant from Fiji Pearls.

    I think the 14 to 24k gold designation must be used to describe the relative tone of the pearl and not the actual shade.

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  27. Tucs
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    Beautiful, lovinggems!! And that Fiji pendant.. Looks yummy!
     
  28. Fly Girl
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    Very nice, LG. :appl: Thank you for the great comparison photos. I can see that your stand is more of a brighter yellow, and lacks the bronze overtones that mine have. I expect that when we see NacreLover's rose overtones that the pearls will have a slightly pink cast to the gold.

    Love your Fiji pendant. That pearl is gorgeous! :love:
     
  29. Lovinggems
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    Thank you Tucs and FlyGirl :bigsmile: , the strand will be very handy in the upcoming summer, I need to get a few more white tops.

    FlyGirl great description, a bright yellow go for gold overtones, bronze go for a green overtones, slight copper go for rose overtones.

    Also it looks like 24k is a couple of shades darker than 22k.
     
  30. 4Ranch Girl
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    Lovinggems what a wonderful strand you now have. :appl: :appl: :appl: :appl: :appl: Enjoy your new beauties.
     

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