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#1

Hello! This is my first post here. I’m trying to find the
proper/common name for this shape of stone:

http://www.boucherjewelry.com/8images/jewelry/royal/e104rh.jpg

I’ve done an exhaustive search on “baby teardrop”, which is how the
finished jewelry is named, to no avail. That is sort of a misnomer,
as the shape is actually an upside down teardrop of sorts. The only
response I’ve received anywhere was that they were possible
briolettes, but I don’t agree with that.

I would love to find some of these in any type stone or even metal.
They appear to be half drilled.

Thanks for any help!

Tink
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#2
    Hello! This is my first post here. I'm trying to find the
proper/common name for this shape of stone:
http://www.boucherjewelry.com/8images/jewelry/royal/e104rh.jpg 

Dang, those earrings are beautiful. They look like buds, to me. Like
capers. Or, like rhododendron flower buds. I’m sure someone here will
know!

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#3

Tink,

Looks like a rose bud to me. Cheers from Don at The Charles Belle
Studio in SOFL where simple elegance IS fine jewelry!
@coralnut1


#4

Although I don’t know the name of the stone it looks a lot like half
drilled stones I saw at Dirka in New York City, Manhattan, jewelry
district. Unfortunately I can’t put my hand right on their contact
so you’ll have to do the yellow page hunting. Good Luck
Koranna


#5

How beautiful they are! Most people, I think would call them “buds"
or “bud-like”, but if you want to sound more technical you could say
"gemmate”. That’s the adjectival form of “gemma” (bud) , the noun.
HTH

Gary Strickland, GJG


#6
 Although I don't know the name of the stone it looks a lot like
half drilled stones I saw at Dirka in New York City, Manhattan,
jewelry district.   

Koranna, did you mean Dikra?

I’m not sure where my catalog is so I can’t help identify the cut if
it is Dikra’s, but you can find their contact info on this page:

http://www.dikragem.net

Hope this helps. Pam Chott Song of the Phoenix


#7
 http://www.boucherjewelry.com/8images/jewelry/royal/e104rh.jpg 

How about Lotus Flower Buds? That’s what they look like to me. They
are gorgeous!

Vera B.


#8
    I would love to find some of these in any type stone or even
metal. They appear to be half drilled. 

Hi Tink~ I have no idea what the name of this shape is but, I’ve
purchased a number in carnelian from Indojewels in New York (212)
944-7122. They may have other stones available too. Good luck!

~Linda Blumel