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"Salvage Operation"

About this design:

"Salvage Operation" I made the mistake of trying my first woven bezel with sterling silver and when the wraps were uneven and messy looking I was still reluctant to waste all that silver, the Solution? .. Sparkly little gemstones of course!!


Unknown stone cabochon, Sterling Silver, Amethyst, Peridot, Garnet, Sapphire (orange), Black Spinel, Citrine, Aquamarine, Lapidalite Jasper, White Moonstone, Sterling silver chain and handmade clasp

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    K H says:

    OMG, this design is PERFECT! Like the happiest accident ever! :)

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

    Shannon, Katherine is so right about your happy accident! The crystal colors are perfect with your focal and look as though they were meant to be there all along! Love this! :D

  3. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    All I can say is…God Bless your mess because it’s fabulous!!

  4. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Very cool…love the colors! I know what you mean about being reluctance to waste any wire, especially silver! :-)

  5. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    It’s a knockout!!!!!!

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    olive penguin says:

    This is wonderful! I love the textures and the colors. I love it! Great job! :)

  7. Shannon J
    Shannon J says:

    Thank you everyone! :) this is another one of those pieces that seems to find its own way to perfection… :D

  8. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Don’t you just love it when that happens, Shannon? 8)

  9. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    By the way…Orange Sapphire? Gimme gimme!!

  10. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    A gorgeous “mess”, love it.

  11. Violet
    Violet says:

    What a beautiful “mess”…
    I love how you turned it into a real beauty instead of throwing it away !!!

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Violet said it perfectly when she called this a beautiful “mess”. Just stunning.

  13. Shannon J
    Shannon J says:

    Thank you all again! :)

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