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Cherry Trees in Bloom


About this design:

This piece was inspired by the February ABS Challenge. I loved the subtle colors in the pendant and it just screamed to become a necklace for this challenge.

I'm trying to get over my tendency to hoard art beads and special clasps and just use them. It's hard to decide which ones I have to keep for myself and which I'm willing to part with!

I wrote about my design process on my (brand-new) blog at: http://sjdesignsjewelry.blogspot.com/2013/02/february-art-bead-scene-challenge.html

Components:

Ceramic pendant by Nancy Schindler of Round Rabbit, Green Girl Shibuichi clasp, light peacock freshwater pearls, Czech glass, Vintaj chain and findings

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Totally love it. The pendant is divine and your design compliments it beautifully. I can imagine it is hard to part with items like that and the toggle. Here’s an appropriate cartoon.

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  2. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Lovely! And that clasp is soo cute – btw I have one on one of my own bracelets! ;-)

  3. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Simply beautiful! The soft pearls are perfect!

  4. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Beautiful design and colors! That pendant is fab!

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Beautiful!

  6. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Love it!

  7. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Nice!

  8. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    I love it! You know, I think I’ve hoarded away that same clasp! I need to pull it out and use it!

  9. Sarajo W
    Sarajo W says:

    Thanks so much everyone! I’m pretty proud of the way this one turned out. Deb, I love the cartoon!!

  10. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Love the design!

    haha Deb for that cartoon ;) I’m a hoarader :P

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love this one too, I just started and I’m already a hoarder, what will happen in a few years ?

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