These freshwater pearls are head drilled to provide an elegant dangling effect when strung. Choose from a variety of colors and styles to find the perfect components for your designs. These versatile pearl beads can be strung and knotted alone, or combined with Swarovski crystal beads for looks that range from casual to formal. Sold per 16-inch strand. Please note: Because freshwater pearls are a natural material, they will display slight variations in size and color.