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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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Czech Seed Bead Metallic Red 11/0
Picture of 11SB842, Czech Seed Bead Metallic Red 11/0
11SB842

1 H $3.45 ($3.45 per H)

2 H $5.15 ($2.58 per H)

12 H $24.60 ($2.05 per H)

24 H $47.35 ($1.97 per H)

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Shape: Rocaille Seed Beads
Size: 11/0 Rocaille
Color: Reds
Finish: Metallic
Material: Glass
Manufacturer: Preciosa Ornela
Made in: Czech Republic
Description: Rocaille Seed Beads are squat and rounded in shape, they're slightly wider around than they are tall.
11/0 Seed beads measure approximately 2.1 millimeters. Always be certain to purchase a few more beads than you expect to need to avoid finding yourself a day late and a bead short. Preciosa Ornela traditional Czech glass seed beads exhibit superior quality, outstanding uniformity, and exceptional breadth of assortment, making them the perfect choice for any beading project!
Some metallic and galvanized beads are not colorfast. Test for colorfastness before use. Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight and chemicals. Remove jewelry before washing and bathing. Hand wash with water or mild soap if you must clean embroidery.
Showroom Aisle: 21
Showroom Section: V

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