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La Boheme


About this design:

I had an itch to make a mixed metal necklace. Luckily, we were at my fiancé's parents' house last night, since our electricity just got shut off! This is another possible entry into the contest.
The toggle and hook are hand made, I wove thinner gauge around heavier gauge for the effect on the toggle.

See my jewelry at

Www.etsy.com/shop/eternalheartcreation

Components:

Sterling rectangle blank, hand hammered and stamped (words filled with Vintaj Patina); Vintaj Brass Wing Blank, hand hammered; Sterling Chain, 3 styles; Vintaj Brass Chain, 2 Styles; Vintaj Brass JumpRings and Eyepins; Vintaj Bird Charm; Green Girl Pewter Feather Charm; Sterling Round and Oval JumpRings; Sterling Saucer Beads; 20 and 26 gauge solid Sterling Round Wire, 21 and 16 gauge Vintaj Brass Parawire; Sterling EyePins; Apatite Rondelles, Tiny Color Enhanced Faceted Sapphire Rounds; Vintaj Patina in Lapis

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very cool!!

  2. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Fabulous design, Sonja ! That pendant is just gorgeous – - -

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful!

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love the layering , great job :D

  5. ginAveri aka Dee
    ginAveri aka Dee says:

    Really FUNKY!!!!!!!!! I love it. Dee

  6. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    A delight! The touches of blue are the perfect counterpoint to the metals.

  7. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Cool, good job!

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    E Ryan says:

    The piece has such stylish energy. It took my breath away.

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