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How to turn inexpensive pearls into a beautiful wedding accessory

Weddings and pearls are perfect companions.  Did you know you could make or buy an inexpensive pearl necklace and turn it into a beautiful wedding accessory?  The addition of an elegant Bowdabra bow adds just the right touch!

Updated June 2019

How to make Pearl wedding accessories


First, begin by gathering all the materials you will need.   Either purchase an inexpensive pearl necklace or make our own.

How to make wedding accessory

How to make wedding accessories

To make the bow for the necklace place the Hair Bow Tool & Ruler onto the Mini Bowdabra. Cut 18″ of Bowdabra Bow Wire and fold it in half. Place the wire into the Mini Bowdabra. Next, place the tail end of the ribbon into the Mini Bowdabra. Create a 1.5″ tail.

How to make bow for the necklace place

Fold and twist the ribbon at the 1.5″ mark to make your first loop. (My ribbon is one side so I have to fold and twist each time to get the correct side of the ribbon.)

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Fold and twist the ribbon on the other side to make a matching loop.

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Continue folding and twist the ribbon until you have a total of 6 loops and a 1.5″ tail.

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Scrunch down with the Mini Bowdabra Wand.

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While the bow is in the Mini Bowdabra thread the two tail ends of the wire through the loop.

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Pull the wire tightly. Then, bring the wire around the back of the bow and knot. Next, thread a button onto the wire and tie it tightly. Use the wire to attach the bow to the necklace, trim away excess wire.

wedding accessory

wedding accessory

wedding accessory

There you have it!  The perfect pearl necklace wedding accessory.  This accessory is a great addition to a wedding whether for the bride, bridesmaids, or mother of the bride.  But don’t stop there this accessory is wonderful any time of the year when you want to make an elegant statement.

How to make Pearl necklace


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Bowdabra's easy-to-create bow-makers are available at the Bowdabra website's online store and also at various retail establishments such as Amazon, AC Moore, Pat Catan's Stores, Jo Ann store, Michael's, and Walmart.

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