seed pearls


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seed pearls

nplsemenza fsg
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Minute diamonds of moisture from the mist hung, too, upon Tess's eyelashes, and drops upon her hair, like seed pearls. When the day grew quite strong and commonplace these dried off her; moreover, Tess then lost her strange and ethereal beauty; her teeth, lips, and eyes scintillated in the sunbeams and she was again the dazzlingly fair dairymaid only, who had to hold her own against the other women of the world.
Here is one of Jane Andrews' stories depicting her heroine as sleeping in a beautiful white satin nightdress trimmed with seed pearls."
Petite orange blossom teaspoons are cast on foraged leaves and flowers, clad in gold- and silver-plated bronze, then finished with tiny seed pearls.
Her Majesty's gown was created using the finest white Duchesse satin, embroidered in a lattice-work effect and was encrusted with seed pearls, sequins, and crystals.
It took four months for costume designer Helen Rose to make the dress of lace and seed pearls. Instead of a tiara, Grace wore a Juliet cap and a special veil to keep her face visible throughout the ceremony.
"To account for the unique hour markers, the hour and minute hands are on a post much higher than on other watches so that they can clear the natural seed pearls," said the statement.
The interior surfaces of the cultured pearls are polished and then lined with a variety of different melee-sized gem materials (faceted stones or beads), including white and black diamonds, amethyst, ruby, emerald, sapphire and peridot, among others; cultured seed pearls also are used.
The sweetheart neckline was covered with Venice lace and adorned with seed pearls and Swarovski crystal beading which could also be found encircling the bottom of the gown.
Grudgingly perhaps, she praised their slender figures, swan-like necks, their natural grace and thick silky tresses seductively ornamented with combs and tiaras set with seed pearls and precious stones.
An Art Deco necklace with braided wire fastening supporting three rows of seed pearls interspaced with roundels of moonstone and the roundel pendant with jade drop, in leather case with double hinged lid, from Spink & Sons Ltd sold for PS5,200.
She was dressed in a resplendent white satin gown, decorated with thousands of tiny seed pearls and the floral emblems of the Commonwealth and although she was wearing the George IV State Diadem crown, she remained - for just an hour or so more - an uncrowned Queen.
Tiny globules of dew were forming across it like seed pearls. She loved the feel of its moisture against her skin.