Rivoli and pearls

A coworker retired, and this was a small gift that I made for her. It’s a gift from those of us who work with her, a small something for her to enjoy. This was the first stage, putting the bezel on the rivoli.

Now I have to figure out the finding. The idea was to make it into something that could be a pendant or a pin. I checked the catalogs that I have at home, seeing what sizes were available in the convertible pin finding. It’s a pin back with a bail on it as well. The smallest was 1″. The largest pin this could have, and not show beyond the edge of the rivoli, is 1/2″.

I could make the rivoli edging wider, but I don’t think it would suit the recipient. Thinking….

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