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Rhyolite necklace


About this design:

I wanted to put together a necklace for a bohemian blouse that is a light mustard yellow - the same color as the pearls. I do not know what the donut is made from, but it was the only one close to being yellow/orange in color. I learned how to wire-wrap the donut using one of Eni Oken's tutorials.

Components:

gold/yellow stick pearls, rhyolite barrel beads, Czech iris brown beads, MOP rice beads, flat round gold pearls, Swarovski yellow and clear 8mm crystals.

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  1. Truckin Grandma Karen
    Truckin Grandma Karen says:

    i love the natural look. wire wrapping great. selection of beads great. where can i find the pattern for the wire wrap?

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely necklace!

  3. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Gorgeous ~ I love the way the beads seem to drape and fall, and the colors are fantastic. I love the gold colored pearls … a really nice touch. And the wire wrapping on the pendant, which is beautiful, is exquisite.

  4. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous! :D

  5. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    This is a great necklace, I love the unique design and color scheme! :D

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    Fenya says:

    Thank you everyone! These colors were really outside of my comfort zone. Karen, you can find the tutorial on Eni Oken’s website, http://www.enioken.com. The tutorial is called Frame Donut Pendant. I added the twist in the wires in order to make them more tight against the donut.

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    Janet Miriam says:

    Amazing necklace! I love the colors! And the wire work is just wow!

  8. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    the wrapped pendant is great

  9. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is so beautiful, and your pendant is so cool..

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    Fenya says:

    Thank all of you for your wonderful compliments! I really love working with wire!

  11. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Very pretty.

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Exceptional wire work and design!
    Gorgeous!

  13. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Just love it … and your wire work on that pendant is beautiful! SLS

  14. OneOfAKindJewels4u
    OneOfAKindJewels4u says:

    This is absolutely GORGEOUS! Great work on the pendant, wire wrapping is flawless. I actually have this tutorial & have tried it 2 times only to put it down & be frustrated about it. You have “reinspired” me to try it again tmr. Definetely saved to my favs. Great job!

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    Fenya says:

    Thank you! Lori, I used half hard wire with this donut. It seems to hold it’s shape better and the wire does not get all kinked up (well not too much)like the dead soft wire does.

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