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Fit for a bride


About this design:

I made this piece for a finicky client: she wanted a gift for her friend's wedding (both of which are Chinese, making red an auspicious color, especially for weddings), and she asked specifically for an all-red necklace that could also be worn as a bracelet.

Well, I had done this before, using magnets to connect to an extender; the main part of this piece can be wrapped around the wrist twice as a bracelet, or connected to the necklace portion (see picture 2). I wanted to make the bracelet long enough to function as a standalone necklace, but measuring as a necklace and bracelet was nigh impossible. Still, I'm happy with the finished product, and I know my client will be happy too :)

Components:

Carnelian,

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  1. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    The necklace itself is gorgeous and the concept is fantastic! I can’t quite see how the necklace part attaches though, the magnets are the clasp for the bracelet, right? However you did it, it looks fabulous! What a marvelous idea!

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love how you did the focal! Gorgeous piece!

  3. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Sure is RED! Love it! :)

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I hope they love it—I certainly do! :) WOW!

    I can see how that must have been a very difficult concept to design! You did a fantastic job! :)

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I’m still trying to figure it out. But it really is pretty.

  6. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    OMG! That is so clever! This design and the carnelian are gorgeous! I’m sure your customer will love it!!

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    They have to love it :D

  8. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    What a scary challege.You certainly make it work.It’s a beautiful creation. Are the Carnelians are red as they look in the pic? I can’t take my eys off the focal stone!!
    Kudos,on designing something so outstanding.
    they have to love it!!

  9. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Make=made. don’t mind me..gemstones make me crazy.LOL ;)

  10. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Great job!

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