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Aphrodite's Tears

Swarovski Iridescent Dove Grey Pearls with Czech Glass Drops on Antique Brass Chain Necklace
designed by Cynthia Kimura
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueSimple Stringing
Time1-3 hours
Approximate Size23 Inches

In Greek mythology, it's said that pearls are tears of joy shed by the goddess Aphrodite. This necklace combines the magical beauty of pearls with Czech glass drops in a look that's fit for a goddess!

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The Iridescent Dove Grey pearl from Swarovski is a versatile pearl that works in a lot of styles. They work perfectly with the Czech glass pear-shaped drops featured in this necklace. When paired with antique brass accents, they create a style that can be dressed up or kept casual. See more jewelry inspirations for using Swarovski Innovations from Spring/Summer 2019 in this Artbeads Cafe episode.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Swarovski 5810 8mm Round Crystal Pearl Iridescent Dove Grey
Code 5810-IDG8
Material Crystal Brand Swarovski Dimensions 8mm Hole Size 0.5mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin Austria
1 $0.30
20 $0.26
Czech Glass 16mm Opaque Green Ultra Luster Pear-Shaped Drop Bead Strand
Code BEADS-4952
Material Glass Dimensions 16 x 12mm Hole Size 0.9mm Strand Length Approx 7.5" Sold by the Strand
1 $7.87
3 $7.15
TierraCast 5mm Brass Oxide Finish Pewter Nugget Spacer Bead with 2mm Hole
Code BRO-0449
Material Brass-Oxide Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Hole Size 2.0mm Sold Individually Place Of Origin USA More Measurements Diameter 5mm, Length 2mm
1 $0.23
30 $0.19
8x6.5mm Antique Brass Textured Cable Chain By the Foot
Code BTF-0929
Material Natural Brass Finish Antiqued Longest Link 8.0 - 8.9mm Link Style Closed Links Sold by the Foot Important Occasionally, orders over 5 feet may be sent in more than one piece. No piece will be shorter than 3 feet.
1 $4.05
3 $3.64
TierraCast Brass Oxide Pewter Heirloom Clasp Set
Code BRO-6070
Material Brass-Oxide Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Sold by the Set Place Of Origin USA
1 $2.64
3 $2.35
TierraCast 2 x 2mm Brass Oxide Brass Crimp Tube
Code BRO-0030
Material Brass-Oxide Finish Antiqued Brand TierraCast Features Crimpable Place Of Origin USA
1 $0.08
80 $0.06
3mm Antique Brass Crimp Cover
Code FIND-2392
Material Natural Brass Finish Antiqued Dimensions 4.2 x 3.4mm Sold Individually
1 $0.09
70 $0.07
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1 $7.49
Artbeads Designer Jewelry Wire, 49-Strand .019 30-Feet (9.1 Meters)
Code ZP49-30F-019
Material Stainless Steel Brand Artbeads Thickness 0.019 Inches Wire Type 49-Strand Sold on Spools Place Of Origin Japan More Measurements Length 30 feet
1 $12.99
Bead Crimper Tool
Code TOOL-100
1 $13.99
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