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    wellsdalakaJulie on “River Stones”:
    “This looks so peaceful and lovely, with all the elements in perfect balance.…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “River Stones”:
    “The stones are gorgeous whatever name they go by! I like your choice of smokey quartz…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
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    Mahala RockChick on “River Stones”:
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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Tiger Eye”:
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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall?”:
    “I too love the bracelets you keep coming up with - you definitely have a wonderful…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I love the soft muted colours - so serene and relaxing. Beautiful design!…” read »

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    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
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    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
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Peachy Dragonfly Necklace


About this design:

This necklace has a mix of peach and orange gemstones and pearls. The pendant ia a faceted Pink Aventurine, a large Peach Jade coin and a patinated white dragonfly pendant. The chain is made with wire wrapping stones and pearls with brass wire connected to an antique goldplated chain.

Components:

Sunstone, Pink Aventurine, Peach Jade, Pink Opal, freshwater pearls, patinated white brass dragonfly pendant and bird links, antique goldplated chain, brass wire

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    Reet says:

    Fabulous design! Love sunstone.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Beautiful!

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

    So elegant!

  4. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Gorgeous!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    I love this great design!

  6. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    All of the above…and you make beautiful bracelets as well…such a talented lady.

  7. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Thank you, gals! You’re so sweet! :-)

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    So fun!! You have great style!! :)

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Oh!! She made a necklace! You are just as good at this as you are making bracelets! :-D
    I love your design Wenche, and patinating the dragonfly….GENIUS!

  10. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    It’s a necklace! It is gorgeous just like your bracelets. Love the colors and design. :D

  11. LArc Enciel
    LArc Enciel says:

    Beaut-i-ful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    AWESOME! LOVE the dreamy mix of stones and the the dragonfly together. Total fave!

  13. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful work!! :)

  14. DMYJewelryDesign on etsy
    DMYJewelryDesign on etsy says:

    Love it, love the color, love the design!

  15. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Thanks again!! Yes, I do make necklaces sometimes! Glad that you liked this! :-)

  16. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Wow, stunning necklace Wenche!!

  17. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    GOERGEOUS! I love the faceted Pink Aventuring pendant, and the dragonfly really adds a special touch. I love the way all the other components really serve to complement and set off the pendant.

  18. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Beautiful design Wenche!

  19. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Thank you Karen, Linda and Sarah! :-)

  20. Tanja L
    Tanja L says:

    Love the colors…simple and elegant

  21. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Beautiful, I love the colors.

  22. Violet
    Violet says:

    Stunning !!!!!!! Love the colors and the dragonfly !!!!!!

  23. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Wenche, I too love this one … that dragonfly is something with your pendant and soft colors!! SLS

  24. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Thank you all for your nice comments! I love shimmering Sunstone and it looks nice with the Pink Opal. :-)

  25. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Lovely necklace!!! Love the design and I love dragonflies!! :D

  26. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Such a gorgeous design and color mix, Wenche! I love how you used that dragonfly, too! :D

  27. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    So Beautiful!! I had missed that one, how could I? Again I love everything about it; the dragonfly, the gemstones, the design, sooo very nice!! Not to take anything away from your bracelets but you should definitely make more necklaces!! ;D

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