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How I Found My Ruckus Pearls

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  1. juliebeth
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    by juliebeth » Sep 11, 2014
    FlyGirl, those keshi earrings are TDF! LOVE them, they're so sweet and pretty, yet so WOW at the same time! brilliant!

    and of course, that ROPE! what more can be said? can't wait to see IRL shots...!
     
  2. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 13, 2014
    Ah, thank you, and thank you for being there 4Ranch Girl. Having your approval means a lot.

    Thank you, and thank you for coming by when I was working away sorting pearls in the vault. I think that these are going to be a couple of pretty nice pieces.

    Thank you, icy. I feel pretty fortunate to have been where I was to snag these pearls. I think that any brightly colored Sea of Cortez pearl is rare, but I don't think that either of mine would be called cranberry.

    Thank you, NL. I remember trying to compare them to the Tahitian sale strands, and you just kept pointing to these. It made the decision pretty easy. :D

    Thank you, juliebeth. I wore the keshi earrings again today. I think those little white keshi pearls have the nicest glow and are just the prettiest little white pearls.

    As for the ROPE, I got the glamour shots today after the final stringing by Hisano.

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  3. bsomlo
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    by bsomlo » Sep 13, 2014
    O to the M to the G. Fantastic! A regal addition to your spectacular collection.

    I can hardly wait for neck shots! And those clasps in yellow gold are to die for.
     
  4. PiscesPearls
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    by PiscesPearls » Sep 13, 2014
    Fly Girl....Absolutely stunning!! :love: :appl: :twirl: :clap:
     
    


    


  5. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 13, 2014
    Thanks, bsomlo. They all have great overtones, but the little star of the strand is pretty evident even in the photos. The fifth pearl from the bracelet clasp up on the right side meets my definition of INTENSE GREEN overtones. :naughty:

    Thank you, PiscesPearls. :wavey:
     
  6. bsomlo
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    by bsomlo » Sep 13, 2014
    Yes! It makes my mouth water, literally.
     
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    by krissy7 » Sep 13, 2014
    Wow, those are absolutely amazing! The clasps are a beautiful complement to the pearls.
     
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    by CRDKeshi » Sep 13, 2014
    FlyGirl, I am speechless!!! Those are, and were in the vault, the most beautiful Tahitian pearls I've ever seen. I felt very lucky to be able to watch over your shoulder for a bit; I was so hoping I didn't "bug" you too much :) I loved that you took the time to explain what you were doing ... and the results are just over the moon beautiful ... Congratulations!
     
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    by 4Ranch Girl » Sep 13, 2014
    FlyGirl You are going to be beautiul at your sons wedding in these pearls. The memories of how you picked them in an alley and then setting in the vault with a tray of pearls matching a bracelet. Those also are pinch me moments. Special pearls with special stories. Congratulations :appl:
     
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    by pkinnew » Sep 15, 2014
    Fly Girl - Your rope and bracelet are fantastic! I think you have all of us drooling!!!
     
    


    


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    by pinkjewel » Sep 16, 2014
    Oh, wow, Fly Girl- that is just gorgeous!!!! Absolutely spectacular tahitians!!!! :love:
     
  12. Frost Me
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    by Frost Me » Sep 16, 2014
    To die for, :o OMG that color and the clasps, stunning! :o
     
  13. Frost Me
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    by Frost Me » Sep 16, 2014
    :o Flygirl, Love Love. Are all the pearls 10 mm to 11 mm gorgeous?
     
  14. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 16, 2014
    Thank you, bsomlo, krissy7, CRDKeshi, 4Ranch Girl, pkinnew, pinkjewel, and Frost Me.

    I picked up the package from Fed Ex tonight on my way home, and the light isn't the best, and the pearls are soooo reflective that the photos aren't nearly as good as what I see. I'll keep taking photos, I promise. :!:

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  15. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 16, 2014
    Frost Me - As I was sorting the pearls, I think the diameters ranged from 7mm up to just over 11mm. I asked Hisano to arrange them from large to small several times over the length of the strand, so the larger pearls are not all in one region.
     
    


    


  16. bsomlo
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    by bsomlo » Sep 16, 2014
    Oh, Fly Girl -- I am so happy for you! I know you'll post lots more photos for us in the days to come.

    What's your first impression?!!!
     
  17. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 16, 2014
    My first impression is that these are really, really pretty pearls. They simply glow with color. I also think that the necklace length is going to fill a nice niche in my collection. I love, love, love necklaces that I can just sling over my head and go. The clasps are absolutely gorgeous in person. Still, I think that these are pearls that I am going to wear a lot. Maybe it is the multi-color that does it, but as beautiful as they are, they still seem to be very wearable. Not overly precious and fussy, if you know what I mean.
     
  18. Frost Me
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    by Frost Me » Sep 17, 2014
    I like a little mix in pearl mm's vs. a true graduation for the ropes, the smaller pearls appear at the bracelet clasps. The clasp is is the best looking I have every seen it is so balanced and finishes the pearls. I wish it was offered without the diamonds for budget reasons, but I want the diamonds! Fly Girl, so blessed are you and others, to have been able to attend the Ruckus in 2014. I know your are over-the-top about these beauties.
     
  19. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 17, 2014
    Thank you, Frost Me. Yes, I was so excited the thrilled to attend the ruckus. And, I opened the purse strings because I knew these beauties would not come my way otherwise.

    Today's attempt to get a good shot. I'll keep trying. You can see my camera, my fingers, and pretty much the entire background in the tiny orbs. :sun:

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    by Gemzy » Sep 18, 2014
    absolutely stunning, shimmery pools of silkiness bet it feels heavenly to wear
     
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    by Kay » Sep 18, 2014
    Fly Girl, your new rope and bracelet are amazing -- you will have a hard time topping this one! I love the color and luster of those glowing orbs, which are complemented so well by the gorgeous clasps. :lickout: :love: I really like the way you had the pearls graduated so that you can turn the necklace any direction and have it look "right." I have the feeling you will wear these a lot.
     
  22. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 29, 2014
    I wore my round multicolor Tahitians today for the first time in the lariat style with my Kamoka drop attached. I'm still waiting for great lighting, but here is what I got today. This is the best neck shot out of several dozen. :| So, the rest of the shots are close ups laying on my white hat. I'm trying to show you how Hisano matched the pearls from side to side. I'm just amazed at what she was able to do, given that she had a fixed set of pearls to work with. :o :)) The layout is so pleasing to the eye. :clap: :dance:

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  23. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Sep 29, 2014
    Thank you for your kind comments, Gemzy and Kay.

    I also wore my matching multicolor Tahitian bracelet today.

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    by bsomlo » Sep 29, 2014
    Man, those are beautiful pearls! Thanks for showing us how she matched them up. How did you like wearing it lariat style?

    Wear it every style in good health!
     
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    by pkinnew » Sep 30, 2014
    Your rope is fantastic and Hisano did an excellent job matching those pearls. Amazing!
     
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    by Frost Me » Oct 2, 2014
    Fly Girl, I would love to see and hear about that Kamoka drop, I may have missed a prior post some where. It looks like the equestrian clasp also? I would love to see the setting and pearl up close, pictures please when you can!
     
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    by CRDKeshi » Oct 2, 2014
    Have I mentioned I LOVE your new strand worn as a Lariat with the big drop at the end? I remember you telling me it was a goal to wear like this ... and you've succeeded brilliantly :appl: :appl: :appl:
     
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    by Pirard » Oct 2, 2014
    Spectacular and you wear them well!
     
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    by pregcurious » Mar 29, 2015
    Wow that set is amazing.
     
  30. Fly Girl
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    by Fly Girl » Mar 29, 2015
    Thank you, pregcurious. In fact, I wear the multicolor round Tahitian bracelet nearly every day. It is a combination of loving to look at the beautiful pearls, the fact that the colors seem to go with everything, but most of all, for the very easy to use clasp. :naughty:
     

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