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    Maggies Mom on “I took a Class”:
    “Amazing! Can't believe this is your first time weaving! I am very impressed!…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall Tones”:
    “I love this colour mixture and the design is so appealing - very nice.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Beautiful Gail! I agree the turtles are such a cute addition.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Gifted”:
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    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
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    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
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    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
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    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

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    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

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    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “I took a Class”:
    “This necklace looks very complex for a beginner. But, you did a great job for the…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Gifted”:
    “Pam is right! The necklace has a great ethnic vibe! The wood beads are highlighted by…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Wow, how beautiful! Great selection of stones. The colors are wonderful, and the caterpillar lends such…” read »

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The "Carrie" Necklace


About this design:

I've been admiring different versions of the "Carrie" necklace,that I've seen on the web. Here's my interpretation,with some dreamy Aquamarine rondelles.

They're so sparkly ice blue. I like the delicate look of this piece.
The original was diamonds,of course,and is worth 55K!

Components:

Aquamarine rondelles 7.5X4mm,sterling silver oval cable chain 3x2mm,SS wire,and lobster claw clasp.

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    Gorgeous :)

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Beautiful! But I don’t know what the “Carrie” necklace is. Google here I com.

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Oh duh, you had a photo of “Carrie Bradshaw”.

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Sweet! This design is so versatile and the aquamarine beads a lovely.

  6. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thanks ladies. Easy to be inspired with those stones. (I’m in love with Aquamarine)
    Deb…your’e not goin nuts. I added the picture after your comment. ;)

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    franny says:

    your’s is better!..i like the gorgeous colour in yours (which is more authentic, the blue or the green in your pics; like it doesn’t matter, both are beautiful!) & how you’ve strung them on a bar – been trying to do that but it gets weighed down, so howdya do it? if you don’t mind my asking!

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Oooooh…cool, I thought darn I’m dumb.

  9. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Simply beautiful!

    Franny what kind of bar do you mean? :)

  10. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Hi ladies~~~~Thanks for your very nice comments. The stones are actually ice blue.In fact,if you look at them thru magnification,you can see rainbows. (sigh). ; )
    My “bar” is just SS wire. (I used 22G, round,half hard). I simply slid 6 on the wire,and made a simple loop at both ends.Then I bent it very gently. Just attach a jump ring,and loop that onto your chain.
    Here’s a super duper close up of another one.

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  11. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Nancy, this is a beautiful piece. I love the simplicity of the design. Perfect to show of these lovely stones.

  12. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thanks,Foxhill. That means a lot to me! It’s nice to get comments from people who are so much more advanced in this craft.

  13. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Gorgeous!

  14. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    So pretty Nancy! I love the aquamarines! Maybe not as valuable as diamonds, but much more character and color!!! :)
    Like you, I’ve seen this type of style on all kinds of bead and jewelry pages recently. Hum… Guess “Carrie” is an influence! LOL
    I think it would be fun to try this with some of our colorful crystals or the fun Czech rondelles.

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    franny says:

    hi, Nancy…thanks so much for answering my queries…now i’m going to have to investigate the properties of wire!…this ‘jewel bug’ is an ever expanding spiral of new enquiry…those stones are just exquisite!

  16. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thanks everyone.
    Franny..it’s a wild world out ther in jewelry making land. I’ve lerned a lot about wire on the web,and by making boo boos. ;)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Beautiful!

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