“As I was creating this lovely, my mind wandered to another place and time. Who had worn this pearl necklace with the beautiful glass stones, what did she look like, was this one of her favorite pieces? I was so curious, I imagined the life she might have had – nights out, dinner, and dancing.”
The shabby chic pearl necklaces, featured in this free article download, are just in time to help you create a carelessly elegant beach look. They’re the perfect accent pieces for all those fun summer get-togethers that last late into the night. Best of all, this article offers detailed instructions on how to recreate these stunning looks. True to its name, you’ll be the Queen of Everything with Colleen Pike’s gorgeous necklace design. This extravagant shabby chic pearl necklace will dress up any pair of denim shorts and sandals, adding just the right touch of glamour and elegance. Made with a collection of bits and pieces, like bracelet rhinestones, a small decorative buckle, an assortment of chains, and of course a good amount of pearls, everything needed for this design could easily be found in a second-hand store or in a yard sale.
Wrap dress, corkscrew wedges and sunglasses – there’s only one thing missing from this summer ensemble, a shabby chic pearl necklace. Charlotte Self’s Pearl on Knotted Silk manages to be elegant and down-to-earth all at the same time. Made with upcycled silk and faux pearls, this is an inexpensive and interesting project for any jewelry artist. Click here to download the free article, “Pearls on Knotted Silk,” by Colleen Pike and Charlotte Self that originally appeared in the spring 2012 issue of Jewelry Affaire.
Get these Shabby Chic Pearl Necklace Designs and Many Others
The first publication of the magazine’s quarterly release – the spring 2012 issue of Jewelry Affaire features wearable pieces with an industrial edge as well as pieces with heavy fabric influence. This one is an oldie but definitely a goodie, so make sure you check it out to get even more amazing inspiration.
Posted: Monday, May 5th, 2014 @ 12:24 pm
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