Hey guys...I am working on an "order" for my best friend's wedding. I am looking for a strand of Ivory potato pearls. I need a minimum of 35 pearls. I also am looking for some really dainty chain but I need to keep the "cost" down so if I can get my hands on some bright silver colored but not SS that would be great. I need quite a bit of chain cause I am making 7 necklaces. I also am looking for 7 large bright silver colored jumprings - I need them to be approximately 1cm in diameter, maybe a little larger. Help?
I have a beginner beading book, a couple mags, and of course beads...esp. seeds. PLEASE PLEASE help!!!!
Kelly-- I found a great very fine delicate chain in SP from RingsandTHings, I think the spool was.... about $10... let me see if I can find the exact item I bought here it is! http://shop.rings-things.com/cart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=12883&idcategory=511 it's fine enough you can actually string beads wtih larg-ER holes right onto the chain... like swarovski 8mm beads for example. It IS so fine that you might want to finish the ends with crimp-loops and a bit of glue. I just recently bought mine and haven't had time to play with it, but it's really pretty! I have a 10 meter spool, so if you don't want to buy the whole spool from them, I could probably trade you some.
As for the large jumprings, I have those too, both in thin and thick guage wire. Send me an email if you want me to trade with you!
Hi Kelly, I have thin cable chain, but it is SS but I don't think it will be enough for your needs...believe it or not, I got it AB for a couple dollars a foot...there is alot to say for when we order by quantity. I have a strand of 6mm white potato cultured pearl freshwater I am sure and there are 50+ of them. You can have them if you want...there were free when I placed an order through FMG a while ago and still in its package. They say white, but they more lik off whte or ivory. the biggest jumprings I have is 5mm and I have some silverplated if you want. Sorry, I really don't know the mertric system...lmao!!!! Let me know if you want these. Here is a picture. Email me know if you want them.
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I may have some chain that will work. I sent you an e-mail. Just let me know.
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I've got scads of off-white potato pearls but I wouldn't exactly call them ivory, just natural-looking. They're in the 6-7mm range. If you need some just let me know.
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I have some german silver wire and a mandrel, I'd be more than happy to whip you up some jump rings .... 1cm in diameter? I think my mandrel only goes up to 9mm, but that would be the interior diameter. Will that do?
Also, if you'd like more than 7 ... i can make 21 and you can loop 3 of them together to make like a knot ... the effect looks something like this ... except this is sterling silver wire, with one of the jump rings made of twisted wire:
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Kelly, I also have some 4-5mm ones...let me know what size is better if you need them.
Can't help with the chain or the jumps, but have potato pearls in the natural off whie color in anything from 2mm-6mm. The 6mm are by far the roundest shape, and I have plenty is you want. Just let me know if you need them.
I'm a bit late responding to this, but Kelly if you haven't yet gotten the pearls you need, I can probably help you with those. What size? Just email me if you still need them.
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