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Love in the Bahamas !


About this design:

Hubby and I are off the the Bahamas to celebrate our third wedding anniversary!
I made this necklace to take, using my own focal pendant and sea-glass we collected on our honeymoon ! The part I had to most fun with, was filling in the link with resin and small shells!
If you press tape tightly to any open "framework" it acts as a backing to contain the resin .Then just peel off the tape when resin is cured !
I'm off to the beach...it's better in the Bahamas !!! :D m.e .

Components:

copper chain,round link,sea glass ,shell beads, polymer clay focal bead ,resin



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Gina P - Delta Chick
    Gina P - Delta Chick says:

    Fabulous! Happy anniversary and have a wonderful time! :)

  2. Violet
    Violet says:

    Happy Anniversary !!!!
    Have a great time in the Bahamas !!!!!!!!!!!
    This piece is so unique and GORGEOUS !!!
    I bet people will be wantint to buy it right off your neck !!!!!

  3. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Happy Anniversary!
    Wonderful necklace with a beautiful story, love it!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Happy Annversary. Have a wonderful time a beautiful necklace!

  5. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    So very lovely! :D

  6. Truckin Grandma Karen
    Truckin Grandma Karen says:

    lovely story makes the necklace perfect. love the natural feel. neat idea for the resin. very nice. have a nice trip and find more sea glass.

  7. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is a fabulous piece! Happy anniversary!

  8. CAS
    CAS says:

    Happy Anniversary! Utterly gorgeous necklace Mary Ellen … your pendant is “to die for” cute, and the whole necklace is beautifully arranged in colors and style. I love the resin/seashell connector.

    PS. Bring plenty of sunscreen.

  9. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Stunning … I love this! The focal bead is lovely, and how neat that you combined it with sea glass you found on your honeymoon. I especially like the resin circle with the shells and starfish … wonderful. Perfect to wear for your anniversary.

  10. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Cool design, Mary Ellen! I LOVE sea glass :)

    And Happy, Happy Anniversary! Enjoy the Bahamas! :D

  11. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow that is a sure sentimental piece, great idea!! Love it. :)

  12. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Happy Anniversary! Hope you have a great time… I think you will, wearing that great necklace.

  13. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Enjoy your anniversary in the Bahamas! Your necklace is great; came together very well. (the heart on the focal is a nice touch for the occasion) I agree that strangers will be stopping you to ask about the necklace!

  14. Cathy H Chocolate Chick
    Cathy H Chocolate Chick says:

    Have a great anniversary in the Bahamas! I love the sea glass too! The necklace turned out perfectly!! 8)

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    Connie Tomaszewski says:

    Nice!!

  16. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    wow, this is so cool! I love how you used the link with the resin!

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