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Burgundy Keshi Pearls Set

Being that it is the halfway through January and 2015, there are a couple of things top of mind, design wise.  We are thinking about Valentines Day and Marsala, Pantone’s new color of the year. So I thought, why not make something that can fulfill both elements? Pearls are absolutely perfect for Valentines Day and these burgundy Keshi pearls are unique, lustrous and gorgeous!

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I wanted to make something classic with a twist. A standout necklace to go with a little black dress or a white shirt. A necklace that could make a simple outfit look fancy without being overdone. And of course, some earrings to match…

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The Burgundy Luster color of the SilverSilk Capture Chain matches these pearls perfectly.

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Another option is to make this necklace with two or three strands of the SilverSilk Chain because they also make double and triple end caps.

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In which case you could either keep the pearls as a single strand or you could also make the pearls a double or triple strand. As always, make it your own and to your own liking!

Materials:

Instructions for the Necklace:

  1. Attach one end of the beading wire to the end cap with a crimp bead and trim the excess.
  2. Add the pearls in a way that is pleasing to you. Total length of pearls was six inches for me. Again, make it as long or a short as you want it.
  3. Attach the other end cap to the beading wire using a crimp bead.
  4. Cover both crimp beads with crimp covers.
  5. Put the SilverSilk chain in the end cap and carefully close with a pair of regular or nylon pliers. Repeat for the other side and both ends.
  6. Attach the clasp to the end caps with a jump ring.

Instructions for the Earrings:

  1. Take six pearls of your choosing and make a wrapped loop on each. If you don’t know how, you can watch a video tutorial here.
  2. Attach three of them to a jump ring and attach the jump ring to the earwire. Repeat for the other pair.

Have Fun!

Robyn.

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