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Pearl, pearls and more pearls!

by francine on Apr.09, 2010, under Handmade Jewelry



If you are like me, you have pearls all over the place, including the floor. As you know, pearls come in many different sizes and shapes. They are all beautiful and add that something special to a piece of jewelry.

I recently collected up all of my stray pearls from the floor of my studio and decided to create something with them.

Since I did not have enough for an entire necklace and there were too many different sizes to create a bracelet where they were simply string on beading wire, I decided to drill larger holes in them and knot them on linen.

While drilling pearls is not overly difficult, it is very dusty project and you MUST wear a mask to avoid breathing in all of that dust.

After the pearls were drilled, they were strung and knotted on black linen. The clasp is actually a button and works quite well on this piece as it breaks up the color and adds some shine.

This project will work with any color or shapes of pearls. So check out your stash of loose pearls and let’s see what you come up with!

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  • Antoine Seemann

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