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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 »

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

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    “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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    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

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    “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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    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

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    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

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    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” 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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    “I love copper and you really are the master.…” read »

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    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    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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    “It's a wonderful piece, and the wireweaving is amazing! I'm sure it represents a great…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “I took a Class”:
    “This necklace looks very complex for a beginner. But, you did a great job for the…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Gifted”:
    “Pam is right! The necklace has a great ethnic vibe! The wood beads are highlighted by…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Wow, how beautiful! Great selection of stones. The colors are wonderful, and the caterpillar lends such…” read »

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Malachite Nocturne


About this design:

Malachite.Necklace is 20" long.

Components:

Malachite faceted round beads, Green Jade faceted round beads, Ocean Green Agate natural Edge free form faceted slab(from Lima), Sterling Silver hook and findings

Additional Images:



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  1. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Yummmmm malachite! Love it, love green, love the necklace. :)

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    What a fabulous set, Julia — love the design, color, and the adding of the focal off-center! Great idea! :D

  3. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Little Round Chick!!

    Thank You, Lynn :) My husband looked and asked me what is wrong with you? Everything you bead lately is off center!!??? he is an engineer so…. I told him it is ‘in’ now days…ha!

  4. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I know exactly what you mean about engineers, Julia — my hubby is one, too, and thinks in a very logical manner. Since I don’t (LOL), we balance each other out. :)

  5. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Change the photo, as previous one did not show correct!

    Yes, my husband tells me that I am dreamer who needs to ground herself and walk in the real world…

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I’m glad I’m not the only dreamer here! :D

  7. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    I too love the off center design. I’m also married to a retired engineer, but he still thinks like one, so doesn’t like my cock-eyed looks. Also love Malachite and you have done a nice job with it.

  8. Stone Treasures
    Stone Treasures says:

    This is spectacular! Lovely blend of stones, color and design!

  9. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Beautiful set, Julia! you are on a roll with great desighs!

  10. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Very clever design and match with malachite, it is such a fabulous stone but not easy to use! :D Funny how many creative/engineer couples there are; same thing here ;D Odd that opposites should attract like this, no?

  11. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You, chickies :) ))

    My husband and I are opposites in our horoscopes too: He is Aries, I am Pieces. He is Snake and I am Rat. But they say if such union does happen it is a very fascinating one! I’ll say! Ha-ha :) WE are married for 41 year!

  12. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    Love love love!!!!

  13. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Really love the green jade with the malachite!

  14. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Excellent Match up. Love it!

  15. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You, darlings, very much :)

  16. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    LOL!! We’re opposites in horoscopes too! I’m a Leo and he’s an Aquarius and I’m a Dragon and he’s a Horse ;P We have a long way to go to 41 yrs though, only 17 so far and fascinating is an euphemism!! More like an never ending challenge!

  17. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Ha-ha… “challenge” is the right word! ;)

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