my Princess Diana Swan Lake necklace inspiration. The thread will go through where wire (except for the finer gauges) will not. The other way was to use a scrap wire to bore out the hole myself. But that is so laborious.
Wiresculpture.com has this useful video tutorial which shows us how to use a fine reamer. The instructor suggests reaming the pearls underwater to reduce the heat buildup during the process and also to wash the pearl dust away. Makes sense.
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