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baby nurse

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I recently purchased a strand of white Edison pearls from Pearl Paradise. In my collection of colorful baroques, these pearls are unique and I find myself reaching for them often!

The strand is graduated, 17" long, and the pearl sizes range from 9.2mm to 12.2mm.

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baby nurse

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Thanks, Queenie! They're completely different from anything I have. I'm fascinated with them!
 

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baby nurse|1454692912|3987248 said:
...They're completely different from anything I have....
That is key, I've found, to maximizing enjoyment of my pearls. I try not to buy the same sort of thing over and over. It makes for a more compact collection that actually gets worn.
The necklace looks fantastic!
 

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I love the size :love:. Such a presence on the neck :appl:

Are they heavy because of the bead?
 

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pearlsngems|1454694194|3987255 said:
baby nurse|1454692912|3987248 said:
...They're completely different from anything I have....
That is key, I've found, to maximizing enjoyment of my pearls. I try not to buy the same sort of thing over and over. It makes for a more compact collection that actually gets worn.
The necklace looks fantastic!
I agree, pearlsngems, though I must admit I have a lot of "repeats" in my collection : )
 

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baby monster|1454695397|3987267 said:
I love the size :love:. Such a presence on the neck :appl:

Are they heavy because of the bead?
Thanks, baby monster! I'm happy with the size; they're not too big or too small.

I don't find them heavy at all but I'm also not the least bit sensitive to weight around my neck.
 

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These are GORGEOUS!!! I love the overtones and the way it sits on your neck!!! :love: :love: :love: :love:
 

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Wow! Those are SPECTACULAR!!! They look fantastic on you. I'm so jealous!!! :bigsmile:
 

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ckrickett|1454696030|3987276 said:
These are GORGEOUS!!! I love the overtones and the way it sits on your neck!!! :love: :love: :love: :love:
Thank you, ckrickett! I mentioned elsewhere that I usually buy 18" strands but really like the classic look of shorter strands so decided to go with 17" this time. It's a little closer to the neck but still long enough for a lower neckline. And I saved the extra pearls in case I want it lengthened or decide to get matching earrings.
 

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cmd2014|1454699715|3987303 said:
Wow! Those are SPECTACULAR!!! They look fantastic on you. I'm so jealous!!! :bigsmile:
Thank you, cmd :wavey: .

Lol, I won't feel too badly re any jealousy since you have your fair share of gorgeous pieces! ie the phenomenal white triple, a number of Tahitians etc... :love:
 

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As I mentioned on the other pearl site, I'm lusting after these. I had contemplated this strand, and then ordered Sheri's Screamers instead. Unfortunately, Sheri's Screamers weren't me, and I sent them back. Now, I'm kicking myself that I didn't get the Edison's instead. They are absolutely gorgeous on you. Well, I know what I'm going to start looking for next. Thanks!
 

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I don't know a whole lot about pearls. What are Edison Pearls?
 

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Queenie, Edison pearls refer to large, high quality freshwater pearls resulting from in-body bead nucleation. That is, the bead is placed among the organs (maybe actually in the gonad, I'm not sure), rather than in the mantle tissue (as is done in the case of mantle tissue-nucleated freshwaters.)

The name "Edison" refers specifically to the pearls produced by the Grace Pearl company but it seems that people have begun using it more generically, along with the name "Ming" pearls.

Here is a recent article:
http://jnashowdaily.com/201509/2015/09/15/grace-pearl-presents-edison-pearls/
 

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Thank you for the article pearlsngems. I appreciate the information.
 

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BabyNurse the pearls glow on your neck, I agree there are some lovely overtones on the pearls. :appl:
 

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HI:

Oh so gorgeous! Your collection is enviable!!

And I like the rabbit. lol

cheers--Sharon
 

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Beautiful..
They just glow on your neck.

Can I ask was this a special order on PP or did you by them from the online website?
Enjoy -just stunning :wavey:
 

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baby nurse|1454702890|3987332 said:
ckrickett|1454696030|3987276 said:
These are GORGEOUS!!! I love the overtones and the way it sits on your neck!!! :love: :love: :love: :love:
Thank you, ckrickett! I mentioned elsewhere that I usually buy 18" strands but really like the classic look of shorter strands so decided to go with 17" this time. It's a little closer to the neck but still long enough for a lower neckline. And I saved the extra pearls in case I want it lengthened or decide to get matching earrings.
Might be interesting (if you have enough) to do a slightly longer tin cup to go with this strand (similar to what Bsolmo did with her hanadamas)
 

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Oh WOW! Amazing pearls, Baby Nurse! Such presence! And as always, you pair your pearls so well with your outfits! :appl: :appl: :appl:
 

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BWeaves|1454703262|3987335 said:
As I mentioned on the other pearl site, I'm lusting after these. I had contemplated this strand, and then ordered Sheri's Screamers instead. Unfortunately, Sheri's Screamers weren't me, and I sent them back. Now, I'm kicking myself that I didn't get the Edison's instead. They are absolutely gorgeous on you. Well, I know what I'm going to start looking for next. Thanks!
It's only a matter of time before you find them, BWeaves. The Edisons are only going to get better :))
 

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D2B|1454718057|3987442 said:
Beautiful..
They just glow on your neck.

Can I ask was this a special order on PP or did you by them from the online website?
Enjoy -just stunning :wavey:
Thank you, D2B! These were not special order; PP posted them on the Pearl Paradise blog.
 

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baby nurse, your new Edison strand is just GORGEOUS. It glows and looks amazing on your neck! :love: :love: :love:
I love your whole collection. Perfection. :love:
 
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