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Help in Tahitian Earrings

Discussion in 'Pearls' started by Pinkmartini87, Aug 14, 2019 at 5:51 PM.

  1. Pinkmartini87
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    by Pinkmartini87 » Aug 14, 2019 at 5:51 PM
    Hi,

    I’m looking for a pair of “mismatched” Tahitian earrings.

    Found this pair online for around $400. What do you all think? Price seems overall fair?

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  2. ennui
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    by ennui » Aug 15, 2019 at 2:49 PM
    They're beautiful pearls, but part of the price of earrings is in the matching. I think they're a little high for mismatched. I created my own "mismatched" earrings when I lost one.

    I'd love a pair of the white.
     
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    by Pinkmartini87 » Aug 15, 2019 at 10:27 PM
    @ennui Great point, thank you! I think I’ll pass since there may be some size discrepancy due to white appearing larger than the dark pearl.
     
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    by ennui » Aug 18, 2019 at 10:54 AM
    Good point, about white appearing larger. Also, consider if your hair is dark and the Tahitian disappears.

    I often see mismatched earrings with Tahitian/Golden SS, or with two Tahitians in different tones.
     
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  5. moneymeister
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    by moneymeister » Aug 18, 2019 at 11:24 AM
    I made my own pair some time ago and the white "match" looks funny. Visually much bigger. If I had a do-over, I would definitely downsize the white pearl.
     
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    by Pinkmartini87 » Aug 18, 2019 at 1:46 PM
    @moneymeister Thanks for sharing your experience! Yes, I think I may stick to a matching pair at this point.
     
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    by amoline » Aug 18, 2019 at 5:46 PM
    Tahitians are very difficult to shop for - what sort of colors are you looking to find? The classic "peacock" overtone?

    If you post what you're looking for, I'm sure plenty of folks can help you
     

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