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Forest Snow


About this design:

I have had this snowflake jasper for over a year and still hadn't done anything with it! Sooooo....I decided to use it for a bracelet!

It was inspired by the photo that Gail sent me of the snow they got! :)

I was going for a snowy day with icicles hanging off the side of the house. I am not quite sure how I feel about it....any thoughts!? I tried using a mix of clear lodolite chips and moonstone to achieve the look of ice.

Components:

snowflake jasper, lodolite chips, moonstone chips, moonstone 6mm rounds, czech glass, vintaj brass leaf that has been patinated to look frozen and icy, sari silk, 16 gauge vintaj parawire for handmade clasp

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  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    This certainly works for me, Jess :) The gorgeous snowflake jasper justaposed against my favorite gem, moonstone, reminds me of icy snowstorms during the night AND day. Coupled with that iodolite and you’ve achieved that look famously!
    This necklace really “calls” to me. Another excellent creation!

  2. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    It reminds me of being in a forest after a winter storm, when the tree trunks are dark with moisture and the branches are glittering with ice.

  3. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Oooo, yes, Gail! That’s an even better description!

  4. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Great design. Love it. Always had a liking to the snowflake jasper.

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I think you nailed it! It reminds me of how I designed my oak things–paint a picture with how you feel! :)

  6. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    I love it Jess! You’ve designed it beautifully to showcase those awesome snowflake jasper stones.

  7. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Great design!

  8. Laud
    Laud says:

    Definitely has the feel of forest in winter. I like!

  9. SweetBirchDesigns-Jess
    SweetBirchDesigns-Jess says:

    Thanks so much everybody! :) I think I might have to rename it to Forest Snow! After Gail’s description, it seems much more suitable! :D I hope everybody has a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! :D

  10. Gypsy Nights
    Gypsy Nights says:

    I totally love your bracelet! It reminds me of my days in the mountains of Colorado. The little ties of green sari silk and white cord are a genius addition. Love it … love it …love it!

  11. pearlsandme aka Monica
    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    I think it’s amazing! The stones look like they came straight from outdoors, with a little added polish, and I love the color combo! I would love to make something like this, only I have no such big lovely chunks — have to keep my eyes open! AND paired with my favorite wire too!

  12. Grandma Rae
    Grandma Rae says:

    Beautiful! I love that it isn’t just a row of stones.

  13. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Excellent & evocative.

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