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Pearl patch


#1

What do you do when you need to fill a drilled hole in a pearl? This
comes up from time to time at work, when an undrilled or half-drilled
pearl that suits a purpose cannot be found. Often, we fill with a
piece of gold wire polished off flush, but sometimes it would be nice
to make a hole (even if in the back) as inconspicuous as possible by
filling with something that matches. So far, it’s epoxy and
fingernail polish…

Noel


#2

I wouldn’t make a habit of selling a filled Pearl but if you had to
you could take an old Pearl and file it to dust and mix the dust with
epoxy


#3

I’d not hide it but be decorative. Drill the hole bigger and place a
tube set diamond in the hole.

Have fun and make lots of jewelry.

Jo Haemer
timothywgreen.com


#4

Jo what a wonderful solution you made about not hiding the hole, in
thepearl but making an artistic feature out of it by setting a
diamond in it. Alma