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Acorn hollow


About this design:

It is based on my fresh pick, I need opinion, should I loose the seed beads, change to chain or leave it as it is?

Components:

Oval embossed copper blank with heat patina that is slightly domed and tumbled, Grace Lampwork acorn, Poppy Jasper, Czech glass, leaf copper chain, hybrid seed beads all from LB. Handmade copper clasp.



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  1. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love this! The colors are so deep and rich, and your focal is beautiful! Love the placement of the leaf chain and acorn. What a winner this is!

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    THX :D

  3. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Asia…My opinion, if it matters, is that the interesting triple chain balances out the beads and leaves on the other side. It’s a lovely necklace for fall!

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you Lynda, I was trying for the balance.

  5. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    I agree with FB, the seed bead strands are the perfect size to balance the other side. I love it as is!

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you!

  7. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I like it, correction I “LOVE” it as is!

  8. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    I’d keep the seed beads, they look great. Love the whole necklace it’s beautiful.

  9. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    I love it as is! I think the seed beads make the poppy jasper stand out!

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Leave it. I love it!!

  11. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    I agree as well! The seed beads and chain add balance and texture to the overall piece. It’s beautiful!

  12. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Don’t change a thing. This has it all– color, balance, and lots of interesting details. Great design!

  13. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you very much for all your comments, I value everybody’s opinion, I’m going to leave it as it is :D

  14. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Well everyone answered your question..lol. But I agree. The seed bead strands definitely add the right balance to the leaf chain and the right amount of texture. They perfectly match your embosse blank whereas the jasper matches the acorn. Your focal is just gorgeous!! I’m coming to visit for lessons in torchwork!!

  15. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Love it great design ! Onto my fav!

  16. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I’m coming with Deb. :) Asia, can you do a tutorial video? Have your son do the technical work–his generation is good at that. :)

  17. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    I love the design and earthy colors but I want to add a small piece of some sort of chain to the right side. But then again, I’m enormously anal and can’t do asymmetrical very easily. Can I come for the touch lessons too?

  18. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    TORCH! Sheesh…

  19. Jmc
    Jmc says:

    Intricate. The design is pretty. I would leave it as it is.

  20. miss e
    miss e says:

    LOVE the seed beads, I think they add some interesting textures! I love the necklace! For some reason I have a very hard time with asymmetrical necklaces :(

  21. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Great necklace, Asia – - don’t change a thing. Saw it on Etsy, too, and made it a favorite !

  22. Elegance By Dorianne
    Elegance By Dorianne says:

    Asia, I think it is wonderful as it is! So often we second guess ourselves. The creative process is about feeling, not thinking. Just feel darlin!
    Beautiful!

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