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Simply Orange


About this design:

Orange Jade!!! Yum! I love this stone for its color and powers!!! I saw these sweet faceted beads and I knew I had to have them, so I bought them and made this:) As I said before I appreciate the challenge that wire wrapping allows me, also the patience it forces me to have! I am getting more comfortable with it now.

Components:

3mm faceted orange jade, sterling silver chain, sterling lobster clasp, and wire.

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  1. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    I adore this! Love the combination of the delicate chain with the bold orange color.

  2. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is so pretty! Delicate, yet makes a statement! Great job!!

  3. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Thank you both!:) I made an anklet as well, and I never want to take it off!! It’s so cute.

  4. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    I love this…just a simple chain with sporadic pops of color. Nicely done.

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Well, practice makes perfect, yes? Especially so in this delicate necklace. Nice!

  6. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Practice makes better;) I still have a ways to go. At-least I’m not cursing every 10 minutes because I have to start over!!(now it’s every 15)

  7. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Love this design! You wraps look fantastic.

  8. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    You are funny! Your wire wraps look very good so whatever you are doing, it is working nicely! Love how this looks around your neck! Aren’t ankle bracelets fun?? I have one with white quartz and pewter jingle balls that I love to wear. :) Can’t take credit for making it, though.

  9. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Lovely!!

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    Great job :)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely!

  12. Cathy H Chocolate Chick
    Cathy H Chocolate Chick says:

    Wonderful job with your wire wrapping!

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