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How To Store South Sea Pearl Earrings For Travel?

Discussion in 'Pearls' started by luckyhonu, Apr 23, 2019.

  1. luckyhonu
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    by luckyhonu » Apr 23, 2019
    I've got several pairs (okay 5 pairs) of South Sea pearl earrings ranging from studs to dangling earrings. They are 11mm to 13mm big. I'm trying to figure out the best way to store them in a travel jewelry box. Most of the travel boxes I see have a hole to put the earring in but since the pearls are so large the box won't close!

    I would like to travel with them but am trying to avoid using little plastic baggies to store them. I know that you're not supposed to store them together so it'll scratch the nacre.

    TIA!
     
    


    


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  3. luckyhonu
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    by luckyhonu » Apr 23, 2019
    I've been storing them in the zipper bags but I read that they're supposed to breathe.
     
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  5. Pearlescence
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    by Pearlescence » Apr 24, 2019
    Spending time in a plastic bag will not hurt your pearls. They spend months travelling from farm to factory to wholesaler to retailer in plastic bags..and...together. tahits-300x169.jpg
     
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    by pearlsngems » Apr 25, 2019
    We're not recommending you store them permanently in bags... just when traveling. The bags will not hurt the pearls.
     
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    by yssie » Jun 6, 2019
    OMG OMG OMG @luckyhonu this is going to sound TOTALLY weird and stalkery but I remember you!!

    I mean, I don't know you at all, but I know you've got a 3.3ct ACA and a size 2.25 finger because you have NO idea how many times I've mulled wistfully over your photos over the years...

    Could you indulge me and pretty please post a hundred or so more photos? In some other thread, I guess - I don't need to take over this one in the wrong subforum... :mrgreen2: I honestly never thought I'd "meet" you and get to ask :kiss2::cool2:
     
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    by ennui » Jun 7, 2019
    I have a small drawstring bag with six pockets, with satin lining. I scratched a GSS pendant once, so I'm paranoid. I keep one pearl in each pocket.
     
  10. luckyhonu
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    by luckyhonu » Jun 7, 2019
    @yssie Thank you for appreciating and remembering my ring! I didn't take that many pictures because my camera skills are not that great like most PSers =)2 Plus I'm clumsy so the shank badly needs a polishing. It's been 3.5 years since I've gotten the ring and I've worn it nearly every day since :D

    @ennui That's a good idea for the drawstring bag, I can put my watch in there as well. As I have several pairs of SS pearl earrings I don't think there's one that can hold that many but I can put the earrings in small plastic bags.
     
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