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About this design:

I added a few embellishments to this gorgeous porcelain pendant: an enameled flower and some beaded rings.

Components:

Porcelain pendant, lampwork beads, metal link, glass teardrops, fresh water pearls, Czech glass, enameled ring and flower, pewter swirl, Vintaj findings & chain, etc.



Read the comments (or add your own)

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    JC Hamm says:

    Wow!Loving the colors of this combo,the pearls are so beautiful. This is a great necklace and all my favoite colors.Awesome work.

  2. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Yes, this is a “wow “! Love the design and the colors! That pendant is so cool! It’s a beauty, Martha! Congrats!

  3. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Very beautifl. Lovely colors and nicely balanced.

  4. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Such a fresh, cool look. You rock the asymmetry designs I aspired to!

  5. dianew
    dianew says:

    I love that! that is some fine work!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    The queen of asymmetrics is at it again!
    Fantastic, Martha!

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

    A beautiful design, Martha. The assymetry works so well!

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

    Once again, you’ve creating a gorgeous asymmetrical design in beautiful colors! Love the clasp on the side and your additions to the porcelain pendant are perfect! :D Hugs to you, dear friend!

  9. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Martha it’s absolutely gorgeous! You are Queen of Asymmetrics! ;)

  10. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Beautifully done,Sunny Chick. I agree that it has nice balance. You complimented he focal so nicely,and didn’t do anything to overpower it.
    I’m loving the pearls and the little blue teardrops.

  11. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thank you kindly, Chickies, for your comments. I appreciate your encouragement and support! :D

  12. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    Martha, loving this asymmetric beauty! Gorgeous!!

  13. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    My dear Sunny Chicky,

    What can I say but…..this design is off the hook! I love how even though the necklace is asymmetrical, it still seems in balance and would wear this design in a second flat. You have excellent taste in picking your pieces. Loving it and definitely a favorite. Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous design today. It really lifted my soul.

  14. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Martha, gorgeous design as always! Love the mix of components!

  15. AshyRats
    AshyRats says:

    Really cool, interesting piece. Love it!

  16. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love this, Martha! The design is so well balanced, and the components are perfect together!

  17. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    As always just beautiful :)

  18. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    You have achieved perfect balance – - and I see a few ideas that I might just incorporate myself ! Great necklace.

  19. Asia
    Asia says:

    I’m a huge fun of asymmetry when is done properly and this is perfect :D

  20. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thank you, Chickies! I appreciate your kind remarks! :D

  21. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Ahhh, I knew this was yours before I even saw your name … it’s perfectly asymmetrical, the hook closure is great, and I love how you intermingled that lovely shade of blue throughout! :-) SLS

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