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Peter Torraca Scapolite - you guys aren''t bored of Asschers, are you? ;)

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Gailey

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Date: 3/17/2009 9:52:14 PM
Author: LaurenThePartier
Thank you so much, Karee888, Cushioncutnut, Gailey, Bebe, Princessplease, Chrono, Freke, and NeverEndingUpgrade!

Gailey - The new Scapolite is 2.61 ct., 8.26mm x 8.27mm x 6.15mm. I don''t know what I''m going to do with it yet. I can''t mount it in a ring, but I really was hoping to wear it somehow. Maybe a bezel set pendant or something?

Freke - the 21 ct. Blue Topaz was an Ebay buy - radiated with a huge window, but I love the heft of it. It''s one of my play stones.
Lauren,

Here''s a little selection of ideas I''ve saved in my asscher pendant ideas file. I saved the two ring shots because I thought they''d make cool pendant settings.

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Kelli

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Thanks for posting! Love them!
 

akmiss

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I love all your asschers!
Did PT cut the aqua too?
 

Linda W

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Gorgeous Lauren, love all your stones.
 

Dandi

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Beautiful!!!
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And I didn''t know that ''bored'' and ''asschers'' counld be used in the same sentence!! And I LOOOVE the lightbox setup, too cute!!!
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stepcutnut

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You know I love asschers and those two don''t disappoint at all!!! Absolutely gorgeous :)
 

loriken214

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I keep coming back to stare at this AWESOME beauty!
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AmberGretchen

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That stone is lovely Lauren - there''s no such thing as too many asschers!!
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LaurenThePartier

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I''ve been in meetings all day, and the few posts I''ve been able to make have been via iPhone - I''m super bad!

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Thank you Catmom, Kaleigh, Secondhandnews, Mochi, Gailey (WOW, I love the bottom left, and I have Hess'' sister''s Asscher saved, too), Kelli, Akmiss (no, the aqua is from Finewater Gems. Gary was also awesome to deal with), Linda (OMG, the pair of pads, those are awesome!!!), DandiAndi, Stepcutnut, Lori (again

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mercoledi

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Peter does a really lovely job on that cut. What a nice little enclave you have!
 

Clairitek

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That stone has such a unique color. I like it!

Date: 3/17/2009 7:27:56 PM
Author: LaurenThePartier
And because I''m a total nerd, here''s my new lightbox from Think Geek.

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Now THATS what I need to photograph my pieces!

I love your asschers LTP! If that aqua goes mysteriously missing one day I won''t know a think about it...
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LaurenThePartier

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Date: 3/18/2009 5:22:10 PM
Author: mercoledi
Peter does a really lovely job on that cut. What a nice little enclave you have!
Thanks, Mercoledi! I really like his asscher cut, too. Perhaps when the weather is nice this weekend, I''ll take the Scap outside for a walk.
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LaurenThePartier

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Date: 3/18/2009 5:55:41 PM
Author: Clairitek
That stone has such a unique color. I like it!


Date: 3/17/2009 7:27:56 PM
Author: LaurenThePartier
And because I''m a total nerd, here''s my new lightbox from Think Geek.

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Now THATS what I need to photograph my pieces!

I love your asschers LTP! If that aqua goes mysteriously missing one day I won''t know a think about it...
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Haha, Claritek!
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The lightbox has greatly improved my food pictures, too! I have a cooking blog, and I have been taking decent-to-bad pics of food without it, but the second I got this light box, the pics from my little SD400 really seemed to improve tremendously!

I highly recommend getting one if you like taking pics of things . . . or food!
 

somegirl932

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I love them all, you lucky girl!

Your pictures are beautiful.
 

Gailey

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Cooking blog??????????????
 

LtlFirecracker

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Very nice, love the aqua!
 

LaurenThePartier

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Date: 3/19/2009 11:31:33 PM
Author: somegirl932
I love them all, you lucky girl!

Your pictures are beautiful.
Thank you!
 

LaurenThePartier

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Date: 3/19/2009 11:47:07 PM
Author: Gailey
Cooking blog??????????????
It''s a personal site, so I can''t post it here, but I just started it up in January. That lightbox has helped my pics so much! It''s like night and day!
 

LaurenThePartier

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Date: 3/20/2009 1:37:32 AM
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Very nice, love the aqua!
Thank you! I''m thinking of actually having the aqua set soon! I''ll keep you guys posted when I get everything all worked out!
 

icekid

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Gorgeous, gorgeous! Never tired of the asschers over here
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And I love that you got a light box! I am obsessed enough with taking photos that I think I would really enjoy one, too. Maybe my birthday.. hmm
 

LaurenThePartier

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Date: 3/20/2009 1:16:14 PM
Author: icekid
Gorgeous, gorgeous! Never tired of the asschers over here
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And I love that you got a light box! I am obsessed enough with taking photos that I think I would really enjoy one, too. Maybe my birthday.. hmm
Thank you, Icekid!
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It was only $40, and it''s already paid for itself. I only bought an additional lamp from Ikea to light the inside.

Here''s a link if you would like to send it off to DH - http://www.thinkgeek.com/electronics/cameras-photography/a205/
 
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