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Neo Victorian Necklace with Agate and Pearls


About this design:

I saw a string of these huge faceted agate beads online one day and knew I'd happily fight my wallet to the death to have them. I finally figured out what to actually DO with them when I got my hands on some big brass beadcaps. I took one of the more photogenic beads and made a pendant out of it with a large "leaf" beadcap and a cluster of pearls. I accented the chain with two smoky banded agate beads that I got from Limabeads. It's probably one of the simplest of my necklaces since there was no filigree wrapping involved, but I think it's one of my favorites.


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    JustImagine - Val says:

    That agate is so elegant! I love this design.

  2. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    I adore agates and that is one beautiful focal piece. I am glad you let the stone stand by itself…it definitely did not need anything else.

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    olive penguin says:

    Simply stunning! Another beauty! I love your stones!

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

    Wow — This is gorgeous! I love those amazing agates and your design is a perfect way to feature their beauty! :D

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