For the right thing this filament looks really nice. http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:50154.
The backlit shots of it all look very nice. It may not look as nice without that, but it’s quite pretty in your photos.
Yes, it adds something extra. Her is one in different light. https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Rijrrb0RDpw/URwYHuKzgZI/AAAAAAAARHA/CBknGsSJeGw/s1078/IMAG0735.jpg.