If you require something different for your cake why not try edible jewels? The following vendors offer cakes and products that simulate the look of actual jewels such as pearls, and even clear gems. I think that this look can make an great impact in such a small detail for any event.
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Hannahs Edible Art - Custom Handmade Cakes with unique details.
Fancy Flours - A Bakers Delight