Small Pearl Brads. Size: 5.5mm. Pink pearl with silver edge. These dainty little pearl brads are perfect for wedding invitations. Pearl brads can also be used for centers of small flowers. Pearl brads are a great embellishment for handmade greeting cards. To apply pearl brads poke the prongs through the front of your project. Turn the project over and bend the prongs of the pearl brad back. Pearl brads are a quick and easy scrapbooking embellishment. Brads do not require any tools to apply.