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What is Selling for Me


About this design:

At my first holiday show, this type of necklace sold the most - a wire-highlighted pendant on a simple chain or leather, with a few beads for accent. I think 1/2 of my sales were these. The other was split between earrings and bracelets on stretchy-cord (which I don't usually do, but I had a feeling...)

Components:

Focal stones, artistic wire in silver, Copper and gold.

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  1. ShadyGlade Girl
    ShadyGlade Girl says:

    I really like the wire work on the fronts of the stones. I’m such a beginner and have not tried that type of work. It is really lovely though! I can see why these sold well:)

  2. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Love them all! Do you mind me asking what sort of price you put on these?

  3. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    @RockyD – Sold them for $12-15, depending on the size/type of stone. Got the ‘bargain basement’ stones for a buck or three at a show, and hid their flaws with wire. Just artistic wire, not sterling.

    @SGG – thanks! I like this simple style best, to let the stone’s beauty shine thru, even with it’s flaws!

  4. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    These are fabulous Cindy. I normally use my large leftover beads and do the same.

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    WoW Cindy, that is a lot of work and not a lot of money, no wonder you are selling them out :D

  6. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    They’re all so pretty how can one choose? I love that orange one in the 2nd picture.

  7. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    They are lovely. Beautiful simplicity – there’s a lot to be said for it!

  8. 3peepers
    3peepers says:

    Such a fabulous idea. :) Love these!

  9. pearlsandme aka Monica
    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Very pretty and fun! I especially like the two brown ones. Clever idea to make the swirl as a separate piece on the drop. I’m a bit curious about the other end…clasp, knot, or what? Considering that people tend to be different sizes is such a challenge when you sell to unknown ones!

  10. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love the artistry in these pendants and how each is a one of a kind! No wonder they were flying off the display.

  11. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Love the brown ones esp. How did you get the tubes to stay in place on the brown cord? I love your designs!

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