Posted by learntobead on September 25, 2013
PEARL KNOTTING WITH WARREN FELD
Our class now a video tutorial online at CraftArtEdu.com .
Classic Elegance! Learn a simple Pearl Knotting technique anyone can do. No special tools. Beautiful. Durable. Wearable.
Everything you need to know for successfully designing with pearls, including knotting – traditional vs non traditional methods, attaching clasps, finishing, care of your pearls, repair and types of pearls, the nature of the pearl. Jewelry designer Warren Feld will lead you through this comprehensive CraftArtEdu class that is all about pearls. 6 Broadcasts. Downloadable handout.
Level: All Levels
Duration: 106:17 minutes
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Posted by learntobead on February 25, 2010
There is a major international exhibition of pearls at the Qatar Museum. The exhibition covers the range of types of pearls, the history of pearls and the pearl industry, designer jewelry made from pearls. Unfortunatetly, it’s been difficult to find any images of pieces on display.
The Qatar Pearl Monument
I have been able to find some images of the types of things on display.
Melo Collection of Myanmar Pearls
Black Pearls from Mexico
Yagumura Pearl Jewelry
Work by Professor Henry Hanni
Harvesting Oysters for Pearls
Melo pearl in ring
Snail with Melo Pearl
Deco Pearl Necklace
Cross section of a pearl
South seas pearls
Pearl in the oyster shell
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Posted by learntobead on March 13, 2009
You need to check out the beadwork and jewelry at this link:
CLICK on the link for THE LEGACY OF MAHARAJA OF BARODA.
The Maharaja was one of the most important jewelry collectors of the 19th century.
Check out the details on the legendary Pearl Carpet of Baroda.
The Moon of Baroda was the diamond worn by Marilyn Monroe in Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend.
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