Shell pearl beads with an authentic pearl look
Shell pearls are made of a glass core which is coated with real mother-of-pearl. The result is a perfect round shape and a surface that has the same beautiful iridescent shine as real pearls. Smyks offer high quality shell pearls that are wear-resistant and can withstand long-term use.
Please note that the holes in the beads are usually 0.8-1mm in diameter. They can easily be threaded on headpins, jewelry wire or beading silk thread, but not on wax cord and the like. Shell pearls consist mainly of a glass core, that is why the holes cannot easily be drilled or enlarged.