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    Crystal Canary on “Spring Birds”:
    “All of YOUR support is a tremendous comfort. Sometimes we can feel so alone in…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “OK....this is totally the look I'm trying to achieve, but sadly never do! I'm in…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Finally”:
    “Love the focal. Gorgeous bracelet. I really like the multi-strand components. Just lovely.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Finally”:
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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “whirlpool”:
    “Wow Robert. This is a gorgeous design and the workmanship is excellent. Into my…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “3 Kumihimo”:
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    dolllady aka Pam on “Easy Does It”:
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    dolllady aka Pam on “Finally”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “3 Kumihimo”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spotted Necklace”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “whirlpool”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spiral Dance”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “odalisque”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Finally”:
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    kye on “Felted Beads!”:
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    S KatollakaSue on “Spotted Necklace”:
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Marriage of Rhodonite and Smoky Quartz


About this design:

Yesterday, I went back to my friend and we did some designing and beading again :-) This is one of the 4 necklaces that were made. I hope you like it!

Components:

Rhodonite w/ Pyrite, Smoky Quartz, copper spacers



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    This is a very pretty color combo, FaeryGoth Chick! You and your friend must have a lot of fun beading together! Did one of you get to keep 2 of them and the other one get the other 2?

  2. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    IT is hard to beat pink and black. Love the copper sparks too! This is another faery riot waiting to happen!!

  3. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thanks ladies! I have a very good friend Lynn, I get to keep everything LOL

  4. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    That’s not a good friend, that’s a GREAT friend! LOL

  5. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    She is in fact my husbands niece and she is indeed a wonderful person! I have ordered 2 books on wire wrapping and we are going to learn and try it together. Curious how that will work out!

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    That sounds like fun, Sarah! :D

  7. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    I’m about to fall out of my chair! Quit! I can’t take it anymore. I LOVE this one too!

  8. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thank you Tara!

  9. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    I love that rhodonite and smoky quartz together, Sarah! It’s beautiful! :D

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    I agree with everyone else, it’s lovely colour combination! Which wirework books did you order? I look forward to seeing your creations :)

  11. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    I am seriously falling for your Rhodonite creations!!! Love it! :-)

  12. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thanks chickies. I ordered “Bead on a Wire: Making Handcrafted Wire and Beaded Jewelry” and “Wirework: An Illustrated Guide to the Art of Wire Wrapping”. I hope I ordered some good books…

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Very pretty!! :D

    They sound like good books to me, Sarah. Keep us posted!

  14. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thanks Vee, I will make sure to do that :-)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Very pretty combo. Checking out tour designs site.
    I like them all. Oh my heavens there are so many things. I like it all. I want it all.

  16. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thank you Faith :-)

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