Using seed pearls - 2mm freshwater pearl beads - with beading techniques shows an edgier side of pearl jewelry - but still completely appropriate for the workplace! These creations also travel well into cocktail and evening occasions. Also you'll find luscious 10-12mm freshwater pearls in this collection, all in a choice of oxidized or bright brush-finish sterling silver finishes. See photos for examples.1. Seed Pearl Domes with Earwire - 2mm-2.5mm seed pearls are needlewoven around inner wooden half-spheres and set in hand-fabricated oxidized sterling silver bezels. Hook closure for pierced ears. Total length is 1.25" and half-sphere is approximately 3/4" diameter. Hook closes in back. Oxidized sliver pictured.
2. Seed Pearl Buttons - Button-style earrings with posts for pierced ears. 2mm-2.5mm seed pearls are needlewoven around inner wooden half-spheres and set in hand-fabricated sterling silver bezels.
3. Pearl Buttons - 10-11mm freshwater pearls are hand-matched and set in fine silver bezels with a 1mm rim. Approximately 5/8" diameter; posts for pierced ears.
4. Pearl Drop with Rim - 10-11mm freshwater pearls are hand-matched and set in fine silver bezels with a 1mm rim. Approximately 5/8" diameter and 1" long; hook closes in back.
5. Pearl Discs - 12mm freshwater pearls are set in shallow sterling silver discs of 1" diameter; Omega clips with posts or without posts for unpierced ears; specify at checkout when you also choose your silver finish.
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