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Stone Blossoms


About this design:

I wanted a piece as delicate as early spring.

Components:

Carved jasper flowers; carved pink marble tubes; ceramic seafoam rounds; new jade rounds; pink opal rounds; peace jade rounds; Czech glass flowers, rondelles and rounds; clam shells; fresh water pearls; antique copper chain, links and clasp; seed beads

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  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Laud, this is another of your stunning designs. I love your detailed work and color combination. What a wonderful way to use the round links and the little segments of leaf chain look so natural. Just love it; a definite favorite!

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Yea its back. I was worried when it vanished.
    Exceptionally pretty…like new spring blossoms.

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    JC Hamm says:

    Gorgeous,love those carved flowers!!!

  4. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    You have succeeded: soft, delicate and lovely!

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    DbnRose says:

    An exquisite piece. You are so talented.

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    Ed C says:

    Nice soft colors and a stunning necklace!

  7. Laud
    Laud says:

    Thanks! I was so pleased to find a way to use the marble and the shells–items I had no idea how to use for the longest time. I thought I’d add the stone flowers to a bead lariat, but I like them better this way. (Got them at a bead show; wish I’d bought more.) Something I learned: When a stone just doesn’t inspire you, take the strand apart. The clam shells looked much prettier when they were separated, and the same was true of the marble.

  8. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Just beautiful!

  9. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Gorgeous, Laud!

  10. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is beautiful! Soft and so spring-like!

  11. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Lovely design!

  12. Laud
    Laud says:

    This time of year, I feel just as pale as those stones. *grins* Thanks for your great comments!

  13. Asia
    Asia says:

    Laud, this is sooo pretty and sooo spring like, your pieces are always inspiring :D

  14. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Gorgeous so romantic I think :D

  15. Laud
    Laud says:

    Thank you!

  16. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    That is so pretty, feels like spring already.

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