The best source I’ve seen for Mabe pearls is New York Jewelry Mart
Corp. (26 W. 46th St., NY – 2 doors down from Metalliferous).
They specialize in pearls of all shapes, sizes, and flavors and have
wonderful coral as well. They are one of the few suppliers that has
a huge range of blister pearls, too, some pre-edged in gold and
They also have gemstone beads ranging from semiprecious to truly
Phone is 212-575-9701 or 800-342-0026. Email
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