Is the issue that the holes are too small or that your wire is too
big? Why not find some fine silver wire that fits the holes and
use a torch to ball the ends. Has to be quicker than grinding the
For what I need to do with them, the holes are too small. I can't
even get them to fit on a 26g wire. For bracelets or long necklaces
I'm not comfortable going any smaller in size as it will weaken the
piece. I actually prefer to use 24g on bracelets.
As my line is a production line, the stones were bought for a
specific purpose. If drilling them is going to be big pain, I guess
i'll try and find another use for them, and then buy more stones for
This is another sign from the Gods that I need to stop using beads
in my line!
Amery Carriere Designs
Romantic Jewelry with an Edge