Wedding project ideas and style how-tos for brides, bridal jewelry designers and wedding planners.
Using basic stringing techniques, the only skills required for this project are opening and closing jumprings to attach chain, and using crimp tubes to secure the ends of the pearl strands (use the resource links below for complete instructions).
Using a multi-strand clasp in the metal color of your choice, attach a strand of Accu-Flex® beading wire to the bottom loop with a 2x2mm crimp tube. Cut to your desired length for the top strand and string on small-sized cultured freshwater rice pearls. Midway through the strand, string on the shell focal component. Continue stringing the rice pearls and attach to other end of the clasp, measuring carefully so the shell focal is centered on the strand.
The result is a magical piece of jewelry art your guests will marvel over and you will find excuses to wear with everything long after the honeymoon.
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