I was commissioned to create a Judges collar, similar to what Judge Ginsburg wore over her robes. I used purple silk satin and beaded the collar with fresh water pearls, glass beads, and some crystals and rhinestones. I am using Tulip Beading Needles, which have a larger eye for threading. The size 11. The thread is Silamide Bead Thread Size A.
The pearls I had in my supplies.
I purchased the beads from Toho Shoji,