Pearls, along with moonstone and alexandrite, are a traditional June birthstone. Whether you prefer classic white or cream pearls, subtle pinks, peaches and pastels, or edgy iridescent pearls, here you'll find high-quality faux pearls for your special projects. Get Swarovski cystal pearls while you can. (More info about Swarovski.) Created to look and feel like the real thing, Preciosa Nacre Pearls contain a crystal core coated in several layers of pearlescent nacre, giving them their signature silky-smooth finish. Tip: Use the "Availability" filter to shop only in-stock items. Crystal pearls are more consistent and easier to maintain than real pearls! If you're looking for versatility, try 4mm or 6mm pearls for a size that works wonderfully in necklaces plus a wide assortment of additional jewelry projects. To string sophisticated graduated designs, choose several sizes of crystal pearl beads.
Best stringing material? Opinions vary: The classic favorite for stringing pearls is silk cord. However, many modern beaders prefer beading "wire" (stringing cable) for its durability and simplicity (no knotting required).