STUNNING Jersey Pearl! I am getting ready to string a tahitian project too! Hope it comes out as well done as yours is!
Skills? Let me tell you, I can barely tie shoelaces (I am not kidding...mid-50's and I still use bunny ears). I just followed the WONDERFUL tutorial on this site. https://www.pearl-guide.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6942
when I got those inexpensive ripple pearls little bit ago some of them were missing nacre, and one had a large missing portion near the hole, most of them I just tossed but this one had the most beautiful colors, I was determined to find a way to save it.
I came across some oxidized silver and pave diamond floral bead caps and bought a few, sure enough they fit the pearl like a glove and only the teeniest bit of the missing nacre shows through. so I made a little pendant and was wearing it today.
I tried taking a pic with it on but didn't come out good, so here it is n a piece of cloth.
reminds me of the types of pendants that Sarah offers at Kojima Pearl
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