Search:

Type: Posts; User: pearlescence; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    10
    Views
    107

    Ace - and Stephen is really good at answering...

    Ace - and Stephen is really good at answering questions (it helps to have the book of course!) if you need guidance. Check his website and insta
  2. Replies
    6
    Views
    59

    I'm sorry to hear you hate beading (Do you mean...

    I'm sorry to hear you hate beading (Do you mean knotting?) There are lots of methods, perhaps a different method would enthuse you?
  3. Replies
    10
    Views
    107

    Get hold of a copy of Polishing and Finishing by...

    Get hold of a copy of Polishing and Finishing by Stephen Goldsmith, who is a master polisher. All queries answered
  4. Replies
    6
    Views
    59

    What sort of clasp? They will want to look at...

    What sort of clasp? They will want to look at that if it is any sort of metal. I also agree with Dennis. Take it apart and send just the pendant
  5. Replies
    10
    Views
    107

    I don't know about the technicalities but I...

    I don't know about the technicalities but I really like the look.
    Maybe a polished band instead of what looks like textured, but that's a quibble
  6. Replies
    14
    Views
    313

    Single WHITE pearl:-"

    Single WHITE pearl:-"
  7. Replies
    14
    Views
    313

    You should try photographing a single pearl and...

    You should try photographing a single pearl and then tell me that.
  8. Replies
    14
    Views
    313

    I'll dispute that. Anyone can take a rubbish...

    I'll dispute that. Anyone can take a rubbish photo and it will still be rubbish even with advanced manipulation. Optimising a photo so that it is clear and an honest depiction isn't cheating....
  9. Thread: Weather

    by pearlescence
    Replies
    16
    Views
    484

    Gloating is unattractive

    Gloating is unattractive
  10. Replies
    13
    Views
    435

    As an ex-law teacher these three words have very...

    As an ex-law teacher these three words have very specific meanings!
  11. Replies
    2
    Views
    288

    Look outside europe - most of the stuff sold in...

    Look outside europe - most of the stuff sold in the EU is made in China anyway. Check with Alibaba and Aliexpress to find manufacturers. You'll still have to pay import taxes but you'll be buying...
  12. Replies
    3
    Views
    134

    I suspect that your friend has heard about the...

    I suspect that your friend has heard about the maeshori process which buffs up pearls.(buffing, heating) Not heard about that relating to mother of pearl but I suppose it is possible. Though there...
  13. Replies
    10
    Views
    418

    Yes it's the form for when you come back to the...

    Yes it's the form for when you come back to the EU/UK from the rest of the world with anything worth more than 18 of commercial goods. Red channel time.
    You were presumably not delivering these...
  14. Replies
    3
    Views
    398

    A couple of thoughts. Classic setting, but if...

    A couple of thoughts.
    Classic setting, but if the claws work even slightly loose you will very quickly have one very scratched pearl
    You have used an 8mm button pearl, which looks to me to be...
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    418

    CN22 is easy peasy. This is the hand carry form!...

    CN22 is easy peasy.
    This is the hand carry form! Every box must be filled in correctly and then you pay the VAT or your stuff is impounded.12842
  16. Replies
    10
    Views
    418

    That article conflates several issue. 1 shipping...

    That article conflates several issue.
    1 shipping companies are charging more because they have to do more now - simply convey and deliver before brexit. Now there is a full customs procedure to...
  17. Replies
    6
    Views
    277

    Ah..sounds like it is 'Tahitian black' - cheap...

    Ah..sounds like it is 'Tahitian black' - cheap freshwater pearls dyed with 'Tahitian black' dye to make them look like Tahitian (black) pearls.

    Note that Bali silver is sterling silver processed...
  18. People can't be told.

    People can't be told.
  19. I found the chamber of commerce existed to...

    I found the chamber of commerce existed to perpetuate itself and pay wages to its staff. Never got a single benefit from my year's expensive membership.
    If you've not run even a small business what...
  20. As I said to your post in another thread, if you...

    As I said to your post in another thread, if you are having to ask forums for answers to such basic questions, you should question the whole business. You simply aren't ready
  21. If you can't answer those questions yourself I'd...

    If you can't answer those questions yourself I'd say your ambitions are way ahead of your ability.
  22. Replies
    15
    Views
    355

    I messed around for well over an hour. Then...

    I messed around for well over an hour. Then concluded that any repair would not last. considering the replacement is around 12 if I get 10 more years that's not bad, and by then I'll be too decrepit...
  23. Replies
    7
    Views
    345

    Perhaps you could so some research yourself re...

    Perhaps you could so some research yourself re price etc..ebay, relevant websites, gemporia..
  24. Replies
    15
    Views
    355

    I'm awaiting the arrival of a new saw frame as my...

    I'm awaiting the arrival of a new saw frame as my 40+ year old one died on Sunday - handle fell off and not repairable.
  25. Replies
    13
    Views
    724

    2020 has been an interesting time. But aren't...

    2020 has been an interesting time. But aren't some of us at least fortunate to be able to work as normal since we already work from our home workshop? With more of the same sure to come we're already...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4