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Keishi Pearl Haircomb

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Jewelry
Type Accessory
Style Romantic, Formal / Bridal
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Who is this project for? Women

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What materials did you use? keishi pearls, crystals, frosted and clear glass teardrops, non tarnish silver parawire and a gunmetal haircomb

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What are you most proud of? That there are brides wearing my combs on their special day!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? There is really no wrong way to do this, you will come up with your own version!

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Do you have pattern instructions for this beautiful comb? If so, I would like to purchase from you.

09/03/2011 Flag

Oh, I'm afraid I don't! If you just start by wrapping the 30 gauge wire around the comb to start the base, leaving both ends of wire to start adding crystals and pearls and teardrops. I wind the short ends of the remaining wire around the undersurface of the pearls to hide them and to form stronger "stems".

10/05/2011 Flag

Where can you find the crystals and pearls for this lovely design? I've been attempting something for my daughter's wedding next June. I wish there was somewhere that offered directions/instructions.

11/04/2011 Flag

Hi there, I think you could find almost all of the components you would need at, You need center drilled keishi pearls, tiny 2.5mm Swarovski crystals, larger 5 or 6 mm bicone crystals, tiny frosted teardrops and 30 gauge parawire. You may have to find the comb itself elsewhere, I bought mine from an Etsy shop. I simply start by wrapping the comb with the wire and adding the componets, threading the wire through the pearl, then a tiny crystal then back again through the hole. It is a very organic--ie--free form process. I wrap the loose ends of wire around the bases of the pearls to strengthen and hide the ends of the wire. co shop

11/05/2011 Flag

very beautiful!!

09/22/2013 Flag

Very pretty! Where do you buy the Keishi pearls, they seem to be hard to find...

01/17/2014 Flag

Where did you buy the comb? I love it!!!

03/01/2014 Flag