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Destructive Pearl Tests

I’ve been working on another project that involves destructive pearl tests. I thought you might be interested in the results of this test, but I don’t recommend doing it.

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New Book: How to Tell Whether Pearls are Real or Fake

I released a new book on Kindle the other describing how to determine if your pearls are real or fake. Here is a little preview. If you have any interest, the book is here.

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Pearl and Bead Stringers: Be Wary of Bad Advice from “Experts”

The internet is wonderful for so much. However, and this is a big however, the publishing freedom it provides means that there is an awful lot of advice out there that is not only wrong, but destructive. I came across … Continue reading

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Pearl and Bead Stringers and Pearl Identification

One of the most frequently asked questions by pearl and bead stringers and by our clients is how to determine if the pearls used in necklace strand or in a piece of jewelry are “real.” Years ago when I earned … Continue reading

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