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Dendritic Serpentine and Tiger Eye


About this design:

Large chunky dendritic serpentine with black tourmaline and white calcite growth. Some of the stones are very clear and translucent..looking like grapes. Paired with golden tiger eye and copper bead caps and toggle.

Components:

18-20mm chunky serpentine nuggets, 8mm golden tiger eye, 8mm antique copper bead caps, 5mm fluted antique copper beads, TierraCast antique copper Anna toggle from Lima Beads.

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  1. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Ooooh! This is fabulous!

  2. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love the cool greens and chunky beads! Could they also be known and Phrenite?

  3. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    @Elis Mom….I also thought they looked very much like prehnite but no, the colors are not the same. Seller says they are serpentine.

  4. Cathy H Chocolate Chick
    Cathy H Chocolate Chick says:

    So very pretty!

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    Like them all but this is mine favorite, great stones :)

  6. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Simple works really well with these beads – - they are so fabulous on their own. Great design !

  7. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Kat..this is lovely. The stones are so smooth and cool! Tiger Eye is a great stone to use with those beads.

  8. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Love the colors, great!

  9. Batticat
    Batticat says:

    I love your bracelet. The copper gives it a beautiful antique look. Normally I’m not attracted to the color in tiger’s eye, so I was surprised to see how you used it with the beautiful green stones, my favorite color. I have some prehnite, and the color is lighter and cooler and very translucent/transparent. I like the stones in your bracelet much better.

  10. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Fab colors!

  11. PPR
    PPR says:

    Your design and colors are very pretty!

  12. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love the cool colors in the chunky shape beads. Excellent design! :)

  13. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful piece :) Like it a lot :)

  14. Valley Girl
    Valley Girl says:

    Very very pretty. Nice job!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely!

  16. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    These 2 stones look GREAT together!

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