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Freshwater Pearls

Unlike other gems, the pearl is born of water and living creatures. Pearls begin as a foreign body embedded within a mollusk's shell. The animal's defense against the foreign body is to form a protective layer of nacre around the intruder. The culturing process simply entails planting a "seed" within the mollusk, normally either a plastic bead or a small piece of shell, nature takes its course and another pearl is born. Our cultured freshwater pearls come in an ever growing variety of shapes, sizes and colors, so whatever your fashion preference you are sure to find the pearl to suit your needs. Ancient beliefs about the origin of the pearl include: moonlight filled dewdrops and Aphrodite's tears of joy. Although not technically a stone, pearl is one of June's birthstones. Currently, the International Commission of Colored Gemstones (CIBJO) recognizes only five organic (once living material) gemstones: Ammolite, amber, pearl, jet, and coral. Also be sure to check out our freshwater pearl mixtures and our flawlessly crafted glass pearls by Jablonex and crystal pearls by Swarovski.

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Clasp Box 2 Strand Silver 10x15mm
Picture of FI121-S, Clasp Box 2 Strand Silver 10x15mm
FI121-S

12 SE $2.50 ($0.21 per SE)

24 SE $3.75 ($0.16 per SE)

144 SE $17.45 ($0.12 per SE)

288 SE $33.55 ($0.12 per SE)

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Shape: Multi-strand Box Clasps
Size: 10x15mm
Color: Nickel
Finish: Metallic
Material: Nickel Plated Base Metal
Showroom Aisle: 28
Showroom Section: S
Catalog Page: 381

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FI121-G

10 SE $2.49 ($0.25 per SE)

20 SE $3.80 ($0.19 per SE)

80 SE $11.95 ($0.15 per SE)

240 SE $34.50 ($0.14 per SE)

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Wire Guardians Silver .022 Inch Hole
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FI174-ST

144 PC $4.20 ($0.03 per PC)

288 PC $7.25 ($0.03 per PC)

720 PC $14.50 ($0.02 per PC)

1440 PC $27.75 ($0.02 per PC)

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In our Showroom Aisle 28 Section U
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Clasp Fish Hook Filigree Nickel 7x21mm
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FI150-LS

6 SE $2.25 ($0.38 per SE)

12 SE $3.30 ($0.27 per SE)

60 SE $13.20 ($0.22 per SE)

180 SE $38.05 ($0.21 per SE)

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Toggle Clasp Bright Silver 10mm
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FI156-ST

3 SE $2.25 ($0.75 per SE)

6 SE $3.50 ($0.58 per SE)

30 SE $13.50 ($0.45 per SE)

90 SE $38.65 ($0.43 per SE)

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In our catalog page 385
In our Showroom Aisle 28 Section T
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