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Fluorite summer garden


About this design:

This piece was inspired by the lovely wild rose filigree pendant that I got from LB a few months ago, plus assorted rainbow fluorite and crazy lace beads carved into flower shapes. The beads are knotted on silk thread in two different colors, pale lavender and green, finished with an antique copper finish pewter clasp.

Oops - forgot to mention that I also included a bracelet made w/ rainbow fluorite, freshwater pearls, firepolished crystals and swarovski crystals, made in a class I took on color paletting and design.

Components:

rainbow fluorite, Crazy Lace Agate, freshwater pearls, copper filigree, wood beads, silk thread, antique copper pewter clasp

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  1. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very pretty, I just love Rainbow fluorite and the silk thread nice.

  2. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    I love this flourite necklace. It looks so light and airy and whimsical and looks like it would be a joy to wear!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I love this necklace. And must borrow Sali Jo’s words. I just can’t say it any better.

    Love the bracelet too!

  4. J Yee smart chick
    J Yee smart chick says:

    Thank you chickies, I also forgot to add “wood beads” to my description, I threw in a few of those cute “wooden” log beads… :)

  5. CAS
    CAS says:

    Another favorite!! Joyce, I really do love your designs, so whimsical, light and airy feeling (gosh, Sali Jo and I are thinking alike, I just looked up and noticed her comments), like a puff of air would blow them away. :)

  6. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    This is another stunning design. WOW!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    This looks so delicate & floaty :)

  8. J Yee smart chick
    J Yee smart chick says:

    CAS, Leigh D and Starsparkle Spiral Chick, thank you for your compliments, I love knotted necklaces, as such designs sure help keep the piece from being heavy… this one is definitely lighter to wear than the Pacific NW lariat that I like. On the other hand, I do tend to use somewhat larger beads in my knotted pieces than most folks do, because I like beads that aren’t “too tiny” (like 2-3 mm, 4 mm…), and the rainbow fluorite in this one is mixed, some translucent, some a bit rougher in texture, wish you could all see it up close.

  9. John M
    John M says:

    Great job! I am just the opposite. Big, bold. Big wire, big stones!

  10. Valentine Chick
    Valentine Chick says:

    THis is beautiful!

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