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Leftovers for Dinner

About this design:

I had lots of freshwater pearls of various shapes, colors, and sizes leftover from other necklaces so I decided to string them all together in this fun necklace. Lots of my friends saw it and now everyone is begging for leftovers. 😂


Freshwater pearls of various shapes, sizes and colors.

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Oh,but leftovers many times are better than the first round. You have just proven that is just as true with beads as food.

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    What a fun necklace. Sometimes it’s just wonderful to get crazy and go for it. I can see why all your friends want one.

  3. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Yummy leftovers! I like how you spaced the different colors all around. Definitely a fun piece to wear anywhere you go.

  4. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Great idea to use them in one delightful necklace!!

  5. Althea A
    Althea A says:

    Thank you, everyone. When I made this, I simply threw all the pearls in a container and randomly drew which pearl to string next. I promised myself, no peeking, and you’ve got to string whatever you happen to pick. A truly random arrangement.

  6. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Great idea for randomness. I can’t believe how evenly balanced it is–I would probably have drawn all the colored ones on one side. :)

  7. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Althea – It’s hard to try to make something random. If I’m using lots of seed beads in different colors I will sometimes mix them all up and just pick out the one closest to me. Also I wrote down a random bead generator from Pam (I believe) that works nicely.

  8. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    Fun and festive, and a great way to use a lot of miscellaneous pearls.

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