Pearls have captured the imagination for centuries. Their beauty, rarity and seemingly magical origins have made them the prized possessions of royalty and the wealthy. The classic string of pearls makes an iconic statement. In Jewelry Style: Pearls, the editors of Beadwork magazine combine stories of this irresistible gem with gorgeous designs to inspire and delight the modern jewelry maker.
Projects incorporating natural, freshwater, and imitation pearls draw on a wide range of exciting materials, colors, and shapes in 20 wearable designs:
The Classics include traditional pearl stringing, a long Tahitian-look rope, simply elegant coin pearl earrings, and a dramatic dog collar necklace;