You don't have to break the bank to enjoy the elegance of pearls. Glass pearls beautifully mimic the appearance of real pearls, while offering more colors, more sizes, and more uniformity. They also have larger holes than traditional or freshwater pearls. However, while glass pearls can be straight strung on beading wire, pearl knotting techniques also work well on these beads. If you want to learn how, try Karla's free pearl knotting video, then order some glass pearls and try your skills at a do it yourself pearl necklace!