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Watercolor Peacock


About this design:

I had this dangly brass peacock pendant for awhile, and with the vintage silk ribbon I found the other day, I decided to make a soft, ombre-inspired piece. I patinated the pendant and bead caps with three colors, and hammered a formed a Vintaj wing blank into a bail, then patinated it as well. On one side, I made links of Lapis Lazuli, Dumortierite, two shades of Amethyst, Rose Alexandrite, Filigree Bead Caps, and Swarovski Crystals, while the other side is a patinated Vine Link connected with a braid of pale lavendar vintage silk. The back is a braid of palest blue vintage silk and a strand of etched oval chain.

The earrings are gemstone links leftover from the necklace and vintage silk pieces.

All metal is Vintaj Natural Brass.

Components:

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  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    Great vintage inspired piece :D

  2. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Awesome :) I love peacocks!( just not when they are screaming it is ).

  3. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Beautiful look. I love the soft color combinations and the beautiful choice of stones and crystals.
    Ombre is so vogue right now. I think it’s so pretty!

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love your funky boho style!

  5. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Such an interesting necklace! A little of this and a little of that and a lot of creativity makes for one gorgeous design!

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Wonderful set!

  7. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    So pretty. The ombre on the peacock is perfect!!! :) I also like the vine connectors… one is lavendar and the other is purple. How genius is that?
    :) Yep, I’m stealing your excellent idea.

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Wow your patina work on the pendant is superb. Beautiful!

  9. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    This is really great and I love that ombre effect.

  10. Laud
    Laud says:

    Exquisite!

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