Eventually they all are stained or glazed, and to the ones with glaze, I added a coat (thin) of clear glaze. Mayco Stroke and Coat glazes have served me well.
Mainly I'm lazy, or jewelry impaired...I've got lots of cord, loops, rings, findings etc. Just not inclined to make the necklaces and ask three times the price. For now, all pendants are $5.
I'm saving some of them back for special friends who like the feminine divine.