Oh my goodness, time flies! It has been almost a year since I last beaded and blogged. Well, it was my choice to have taken up two courses over the past nine months. Priority, priority, priority. No regrets.
Now, back to beading.
I have been commissioned (by my daughter) to reconstruct two of her old pearl necklaces. I totally stripped of one of them, salvaged only the beads and added new ones to make a long pearl necklace (pic A). As for the other one, I took out the crocheted flowers and added some new pearls to make a pearl-chain necklace (pic B). These two new pieces can be worn on their own as shown or combined together as one multi-strands pearl necklace (pic C). How about that?
pic A pic B
pic A pic B
Prior to this project, I have made for myself a simple bold pearl necklace. "bold" because those are BIG pearls. See for yourself!
Its bead size is 16mm The one at the foreground is the necklace shown in pic A and the bead size is already 10mm! The stringing material for this short necklace is tigertail wire. I used seed bead between the beads to prevent the pearl from rubbing against each other.
By using a decorative clasp, I am able to wear it in different ways:
Hmm....I should have use a bigger clasp to make a statement .....and pearl goes better with gold than with silver.