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A Slice of Ham


About this design:

The client who bought this did so because she said the slice reminded her of a slice of ham. She likes ham, LOL.

Another slice, more orange....Im not bored with them yet!

Components:

Carnelian, Red Agate



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. martham
    martham says:

    Hilarious! First chocolate, now ham. I love your wild and bold designs Jazz. You are encouraging me to do some pendants, I haven’t gone that route yet.

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    Carole S says:

    I’m ready for dinner and dessert! Love this! I use pendants on almost everything I make. Where did you find this slice? (of ham). Thought LB had offered some sliced gemstones but haven’t been able to find them here.

  3. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    The necklace is great! Love the rondelles and the nuggets!

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Very nice!! I love how a client bought it because it looks like ham! lol :D

  5. Carola
    Carola says:

    Hey, don’t laugh… I just bought 2 smoked picnic shoulders today…not easy to find around here.

    No, that is funny…..and a nice piece.

  6. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    I don’t work so much with these colors, but I do like the necklace you’ve made! The mix of beads with the “ham slice” is perfect! :-)

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    These are gorgeous colours & that slice of ham is fabulous!

  8. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Now who is “Hamming it up?” Sorry …had to get that one out of my system. ;)

    Love the pretty pendant, and you did a great job of presenting it in a really pretty setting. The beads you chose are just right!!! I use pendants a lot, and I really like this. The earrings are very nice too! :-)

  9. Jazz
    Jazz says:

    Thank all of ya’ll. :-)

    Carole: I order the agate slices by the dozen from a local who imports from Egypt. The company he gets his stuff from only has these red agate slices, which are wonderful, but I wish I could get them in some other colors. But since every single one is an individual (not uniform) shape, style and color/shade, you can make gorgeous and DIFFERENT pieces of jewelry out of each one.

    LMAO@ “hamming it up”. :-) ))

  10. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Well this certainly is HAMALICIOUS! Love the accent stones. Very pretty!

  11. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    So pretty I could eat this :-)

  12. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    I love the agate slice, the colors are very pretty.

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    EVE G says:

    Ladies: I just wanted to let you know that Shipwreck Beads carries some of the slab style beads. Jazz, Beautiful color combo.
    Eve

  14. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Jazz, I don’t eat ham and I still think this is a beautiful pendant! LOL Great necklace and earrings to go with it! :D

  15. Shannon aka Silly Chick
    Shannon aka Silly Chick says:

    Makin’ me hungry, Jazz! This is my kinda pork!! Just beautiful!!

  16. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Way nicer than a slice of ham, but whatever makes them sell, right?! :)

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