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About this design:

I had the Gaea pendant and the charoite rondelles for some time. Both seemed special to me; I didn't want to "lose" them in a design where they weren't important. Then I bought the Grace beads on sale, and the solution was putting them all together!


Gaea ceramic pendant, Grace pillows, charoite rondelles, fw pearls, shell pearls, Czech glass, antique silver clasp.

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    What an exquisite necklace. I immediately pictured it being worn with a lavender/violet velvet dress with a sweetheart neckline.

  2. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    So pretty and elegant with a great retro feel. Love the lavender.

  3. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    A totally stunning design….truly a work of art! The colors and beads all mesh perfectly together…this one goes in my favs!

  4. Laud
    Laud says:

    Thank you! I started making this to sell…but think I’ll keep it just for a while. *smiles* Have to give it a test drive, of course.

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    N radon says:

    This is lovely. Your special beads stand out in just the perfect design.

  6. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! :)

  7. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    I love it! It’s gorgeous!!

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    GORGEOUS !!! :D

  9. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Outstanding! It pays to hold onto those special pieces for just the right supporting cast!

  10. Medieval Momma
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  11. Chicky Zee aka Alice
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  12. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Elegantly beautiful!

  13. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    I also test drive jewelry! Sometimes the piece needs a little long ride, right?
    This one just may be a keeper. It’s lovely.

  14. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Really a stunning statement necklace. That pendant is gorgeous.

  15. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! :D It’s a good thing you waited for the right components cause they all fit together perfectly! :)

  16. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Beautiful! The color combination is just marvelous and the pendant reminds me of something that belongs to some long ago royal family.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Simply stunning!

  18. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Gorgeous creation. I must say that I’ve never thought of Charoite as interesting,until you brought it to life. Now I want some!! ;)

  19. Laud
    Laud says:

    I think it’s a beautiful stone–rich and very colorful, with cream, white, yellow and peachy tones mixed into the lavenders. Have fun with it!

  20. ginAveri aka Dee
    ginAveri aka Dee says:

    Clever and unique designing. This piece looks very heavy though. I could be wrong. But it is an elegant piece.

  21. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Very precious and elegant necklace, perfect match of exquisite and unique elements, fit for a queen! :D

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