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Garnet Drape


About this design:

Since I had a bracelet I thought I'd try with a garnet necklace. The matching earrings with 8mm beads already sold.

Its monochromatic except for sterling silver bali spacers. The length is 24 inches.

I sometimes wonder if it needs a pendant.

Components:

genuine 6mm & 4mm faceted round garnet gemstones, vintage 8mm tablet beads, Czech garnet 6mm faceted AB rounds, czech garnet 4mm faceted AB rounds, czech 6mm faceted rondelles, czech light garnet oval beads, sterling silver bali spacer beads

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I can’t find where to edit so I’ll just add here that I meant to include that I purposely wanted it to be asymetrical.

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    Very pretty, Nancy :D

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    I agree! I like the length as well. No pendangy needed!

  4. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    This is scrumptious! Leave it as is,and let the stones do all the talking. ;)

  5. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    I really like the design and color, also the simplicity of it.

  6. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Agree with the other comments – - simple is often very striking. And this necklace is indeed striking, Nancy !

  7. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Thanks everyone.

  8. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Loving all the garnets..with this length it definitely does not need pendant. Go with your gut!

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