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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”:
    “Thank you LRC! I am anxious to try out your instructions. They are…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “River Stones”:
    “Yes, I believe it is the same stone, just a different name.…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Well rats! I goofed setting this whole thing up. That's what happens when you…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “River Stones”:
    “Love the soft muted colors! It looks like the pendant and the Wild Horse Jasper…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow! This is wonderful. Love these necklaces and tiger eye is a favourite of…” read »

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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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    Maggies Mom on “I took a Class”:
    “Amazing! Can't believe this is your first time weaving! I am very impressed!…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall Tones”:
    “I love this colour mixture and the design is so appealing - very nice.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Beautiful Gail! I agree the turtles are such a cute addition.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Gifted”:
    “Thank you - still lots of wood beads left to play with.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “I took a Class”:
    “Thanks ladies. It was fun, but intense. Kept repeating the mantra: single up…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
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    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
    “Love the weaving! Must have been a blast! :) …” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

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    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

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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”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

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

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    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
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    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
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    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “I took a Class”:
    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

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    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
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Lapis Fun


About this design:

A friend ordered this Lapis from Lima but got disappointed with the color? I do not know why... but she gave the stones to me and I made this set today :)))Necklace is 20" long.

Components:

Lapis,Rose Quartz,Hematite and Sterling Silver



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Lovely!! Great design! :)

  2. Mocha
    Mocha says:

    Beautiful

  3. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    A beautiful set, Julia! I think the color is great with the rose quartz!

  4. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, chickies :)

  5. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Yummy! Love this gemstone combo! Fabulous piece!

  6. Stone Treasures
    Stone Treasures says:

    Lucky you! The Lapis is one of my favorite stones. This combinations is unique too!

  7. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Diane :)

    Thank You, Stone Treasures :) I love Lapis too :) ))

  8. Violet
    Violet says:

    Her loss, your gain !!!
    This is GORGEOUS !!!!!!
    I love the way you paired the Lapis with the Rose Quartz .
    Unique and beautiful !!!

  9. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Awesome design, Julia! What an unexpected combo that turned out great! :D

  10. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You, Violet and Ivy :) ))

    I was toying with it and … I decided it goes! :) ))

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    I think it’s gorgeous.

  12. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Donna :) )))

  13. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I’m with Julia – can’t imagine why you’re friend wouldn’t like the lapis.
    Your design is gorgeous!

  14. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Jeannes :)

    She likes lapis in general but was expecting a brighter color and thought it is too gray. I think she sees colors slightly different?

  15. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is beautiful!! how could she not like them.. You will have to show what you did with them..

  16. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Lynn :)

    I did show it to her and even asked if she wants them back now ;) She said a gift is a gift… Oh well… I involved her in the beading but she, being a beginner sees it all with narrower possibilities…

  17. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Wonderful Job! Went to my favs. Great use of color

  18. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Rocky :) ))

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    B Holman says:

    Very inspirational. Your friend has to learn how to think outside the box when it comes to jewelry designs and color.

  20. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You :) She does ;) She is just stubborn, he-he…

  21. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Julia, this is such a beautiful set! I love the color combo you used and your design is wonderful! Sorry your friend didn’t like it — obviously, none of us agree with her! :D

  22. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You, Lynn, very much :)

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