Graduated size captive pearl necklace, captured bead jewelry, chain maille pendant, caged bead pendant, graduated size glass pearls

$15.00



You've probably seen the captured pearl or caged bead jewelry by now, but have you seen these with graduated sizes?
I'm not sure what's the best name for them, but they're really neat.

Learning to do the captured or captive beads is a recent project of mine. I'm learning to do chain maille, which is the art of putting metal rings together to create armor, or in this case, jewelry.

I have seen these called captured bead, captive bead, captive pearl, caged bead, captured pearl, etc. I've seen them called wish pearls, too.

So I decided to mix chain maille with different sizes of caged beads, and this is what I got.

So I present to you...
Graduated pearls. They do make pretty pendants.

The cages are made with bright aluminum jump rings.
The captured beads hang from a decorative metal jewelry bail. The bail and any charms are silver toned metal alloy and are nickel, lead, cadmium, and arsenic free.

I've made 4 different kinds to show here.

Two are done in three sizes of dusty rose glass pearls in 8mm, 6mm, and 4mm.
One is hung with the largest bead on top.
The other is hung with the smallest bead on top.

Another is done in purple glass pearls in 8mm, 6mm, and 4mm and is also hung with the largest on top, but with the addition of a tiny key charm hanging from the bottom.

The 4th type has 5 pearls. It's done in teal, and goes from 4mm to 6mm to 8mm, them back to 6mm, and finally, to 4mm again.

It's really hard to take a good photo that really shows the progression of the sizes well, but all of these hang so nicely.

You can get the pendant as is, with a ball chain, or with a nicer chain.

Message me and we can build a special pendant together just for you, or buy one of these premade. I have dozens of colors of glass pearls and the cages and findings can be silver, gold, copper, bronze, or gunmetal.

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3-5 business days

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 0 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Questions about your order?

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Frequently Asked Questions

Custom and personalized orders

Custom orders are welcome.
If I have the materials available, I'll be glad to make whatever you'd like.
Usually, there is no charge for changes to an existing item, unless I have to special order something.

Tell me about the prayer beads, malas, and rosaries.

Well, a friend asked if I could make him some rosaries. I tried, and discovered I really enjoyed making them.

After I made a few rosaries, I started researching other types of prayer beads, rosaries, and malas.
There are several types in the shop now, and more will be added.

Please be assured that whichever type of prayer beads I am working on, I make them all with great care and reverence.
Whatever your religion or belief system, I will always be respectful.

What's the difference in all the types of Jade that I see for sale?

It can be a bit confusing! lol

Jade, real Jade, comes in two forms:
Jadeite and Nephrite.
Jadeite is the most desired form of the two.
Both come in many colors. The main difference is the crystalline structure that makes up the stone.

Malaysian, or Malay Jade, is the industry name for expertly dyed, translucent Quartz. It often passes for quality Jade.

Mashan, aka Mountain Jade or Candy Jade, is the industry name for expertly dyed, white Dolemite Marble. It is sought after for its vibrant colors.

The Jade I use is all Malay Jade. (To the best of my knowledge).

Do you do custom orders or will you make substitutions?

Yes.

Any item made with glass pearls can now be made with Czech faceted glass or Malay Jade if I have the right colors.
Any item can be made with different color beads or metal types.
There may be a slight charge for substitution.
I have eye pins and other findings, rosary parts, and some charms in silver, gold, or gunmetal tone, bronze, and copper.
I do have some stainless steel bangles, findings, and charms.
.925 findings are also available. Inquire for info.
I can change any cross, crucifix, rosary center, charm, etc. to your preference.
I can do any name, phrase, or quote in Morse Code jewelry. (I won't promote hate speech).
In addition to glass pearls, Czech glass, and Malay Jade, I have gemstones, glass, acrylic, and metal beads.

What is Morse Code jewelry?

Well, Morse Code is a character code represented by dots and dashes, originally used to send messages by telegraph, later by flashes of light or by radio. It uses dots and dashes to represent letters and numbers.
Morse code jewelry is jewelry made with words or phrases using beads. I use two colors. One for the dots (.) and another for the (-). Most of my jewelry is made on eye pins using pearls or other beads, and the eye pins are connected much like rosary chain. Each letter, for instance, A, (.-), would have its own eye pin. I like the concept because I can spell out anything...Grandchildren's names, movie quotes, or more subversive messages, and no one will know what they say! Well, I'll know. lol

More Morse Code info

I like being able to wear my Grandchildren's names without worrying about giving away too much knowledge to people that don't need to know.
Or wearing my feelings about a controversial topic or person. I can wear my jeweley to the mall or grocery store, or to a family reunion, and no one knows what it says. Bwahaha. No heart attacks, arguments, or shocking Grandma.
YES, I do custom orders. Your names or phrases, your color choices, etc. Price is based on the number of pearls, spacers, etc. that I use.
I have many items already made and ready to ship.

Do you have any info on pendulums or gemstones?

Here are a few links to get you started:

http://www.crystalinks.com/pendulum.html
http://healing.about.com/cs/tools/ht/How_pendulums.htm
http://peopleof.oureverydaylife.com/cleanse-charge-pendulum-6505.html
http://www.holisticshop.co.uk/articles/guide-pendulum-dowsing
http://hubpages.com/religion-philosophy/PENDULUMS-How-To-Make-Choose-Cleanse-Program-and-USE-a-Pendulum
https://www.healingcrystals.com/How_to_Clear_Clean_Crystals_Articles_9239.html

Do you have more info on gemstones or Pendulums?

http://www.judyhall.co.uk
http://loveandlighthealingschool.com/pendulum-dowsing-for-beginners-some-helpful-tips-for-successful-dowsing-by-kelly-small/
*For more information on heated, treated and man-made crystals, see this article:
https://www.healingcrystals.com/article_info.php?articles_id=11914&

Any info on Chakras?

CHAKRAS!
Here are a few links to get you started:

https://blog.mindvalley.com/7-chakras/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chakra
https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-91/The-7-Chakras-for-Beginners.html
https://chopra.com/articles/what-is-a-chakra
http://www.chakras.info/7-chakras/
http://www.chakras.info/
https://iarp.org/chakra-basics/

When are the Sabbat dates for 2020? Full moon dates?

This is a good place to start for info on Paganism, as well as the Wheel of the Year, and dates for Sabbats in both Hemispheres. You may have to copy and paste the link.
https://www.learnreligions.com/pagan-wiccan-calendar-4110202