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A Periwinkle Promise


About this design:

This set was inspired by the Czech glass flower beads. I love the color periwinkle but it can be a challenge to find in the bead world. I wanted to design a necklace using many shades of blue but featuring as much periwinkle as I could find in my bead collection. When I pulled out all my blue beads this is what evolved. The necklace is 16.5 inches from end to end and the earrings are 2 inches long.

Components:

Assorted shaped glass and crystal beads in periwinkle, AB navy blue, baby blue, light blue, cobalt, midnight blue, light AB grey, and black. Vintaj antique brass hammered oval chain and antique brass floral heishi spacers. Finished with a scrolled antique brass toggle clasp.

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  1. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Very interesting and beautiful… And also would go awesome with summer tunic : white or light blue :)

  2. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    A feast for the eyes! Periwinkle is one of the most mystical colors. You complimented it very well with the darker shades.

  3. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    This is exquisite!~ Truly a piece of art.

  4. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Beautiful!

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    JC Hamm says:

    Love, stunning!

  6. Laud
    Laud says:

    Wonderful. I’m a big fan of periwinkle, too. I love the fullness of the necklace. You really make the most of the color!

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    Fit for a queen :D

  8. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I totally LOVE this kind of design! The more dangles the better! :) And that color is otherworldly! LOVE it!

  9. Science Chick Runs Sibes
    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Stunning…I like that you did not continue the chain onto the back of the neck. The use of the strand of mixed rondelles intensifies the color and makes for more comfort when wearing. Blues and purples are my fave colors.

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