Hi sugar friends! This was a fun cake! The pearl s are painted with gold hi-liter and the topper has a layer of choc. ribbon roses with lots of fun dried stuff coming out the top. If you have any questions regarding this cake, please e-mail me @ email@example.com (I'll post a closeup of the top) Jennifer Dontz Traveling sugar art teacher DVD author "The Easy and Tasty Way To Perfect Fondant" & "Fun With Fondant Frills"