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Beach Stones


About this design:

Lovely beach stones from Cape Cod - will do the same for Alaskan River stones just received!

Components:

Unaltered , natural beach stones from Cape Cod MA ,wire , Swarovski crystal on leather cords



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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very very cool!

  2. Cheryl Black Tag Jewelry
    Cheryl Black Tag Jewelry says:

    Hi,
    Your necklaces are very awesome. They are going to be the next “Pet Rocks”.
    Cheryl

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    D Grace says:

    BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Thanks so much! I traded with a gal in Alaska, I sent her stones from Cape Cod and she sent me these really cool stones from a big river near her in Wasilla! Love to barter!!

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Cool!! What other things do you wire wrap besides beach glass and stones…and I mean as in natural materials? The reason I ask is I used to collect these broken shell pieces that looked like small chunks of pitted white marble. I made them into earrings, necklaces and pins. If I can find one.in my boxes of stuff still in the attic I will upload a photo here to.see.if you would be imterested in them.

  6. Science Chick Runs Sibes
    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Love your wire-wrapping. I too do wirewrapped natural stones that I find when out trailrunning or just hiking with my husky. I also pick up stones from our local rivers/streams. I’m attaching pix of stones from my immediate area (wire-wrapped for our annual city celebration’s art/craft show). The close-up shows a local stone adorned with Utah Variscite chips.

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  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Science chick, those are really cool, too. I like the pet rock necklace idea…. :)

  8. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Great idea! Fab pieces!

  9. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    I love the way you’ve wrapped and embellished these stones!

  10. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Thanks all!!!
    Deb, I pretty much wire wrap the stones and sea glass would be interested in shells ,would trade….
    Gayle,
    I love your wrapping as well. I would be happy to trade some Cape Cod beach stones for some Utah stones. I ws in Park City once, love it!

  11. Science Chick Runs Sibes
    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Susan,
    I’d enjoy trading. I’ll look through my current stash and see what’s available–I’ve got both Northern and Southern UT stones. Let’s make contact.

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    beadlady of dallas says:

    That is just too cool! I want to learn wire wrapping, I am always excited to see new designs and learn new techniques!:)

  13. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Hey Gayle – I will send you a message now
    Beadlady sorry do not have your first name! Thanks!! I took a class ay my LBS- technique for undrilled stones is called Caged Cabochon- I am sure you can find a tutorial on line!

  14. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Susan these shells don’t look like shells…that’s why I was always attracted to them. They have been tumbled to the point that they are kind of like white pitted rocks. I have to find them though…attic stuff…messy.

  15. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Cool, love to see a pic if you find them

  16. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    These are so much fun! Great designs both of you ;)

  17. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Awesome Sue! Your wirewrap is so pretty, but I love the simplicity of the drilled hole and simple dangles.
    I can’t wait to see the Alaska stones. I lived in Alaska as a child and have such fond memories of snow and skiing and sleds! :)

  18. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Thanks Frida! Where in Alaska,Julie? The stones I have are from a river near Wasilla.

  19. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    My dad was Air force and stationed at Anchorage Air Firce Base. I was 3rd, 4th, 5th grade so I don’t have really detailed memories. I would love to go back and experience it as an adult! Dreaming of a cruise up the panhandle from US through Canada to Alaska! WOW!!!

  20. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Just did a quick Google. Wasilla is in/near Anchorage area. Wow! My memories of the area are not detailed enough to know…

  21. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Small world! The gal from Alaska has a shop on Etsy I got some sea glass from her too!!

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