Pearls, Pearls, Pearls

As I mentioned last week in the weekly update (known fondly to us around here as the “blurb”) – we have a boatload more pearls coming. (62 types this week) These are from Marg’s buying trip in Tucson in February. The thing about pearls is, that given the way they are made – i.e. by an animal! – they don’t pop out consistently from batch to batch, so even if you go out to buy pearls with some serious specifications in mind – OK – I need 6 mm rice pearls in pink, some 4 mm round in light cream, …