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Blue Tiger


About this design:

I knew I wanted to pair blue tiger eye with gold tiger eye, but the bronze clasp helped nail down the final design.

Components:

Blue Tiger Eye, Tiger Eye, Blue Goldstone, Sodalite, Saki bronze clasp, bronze spacers, seed beads

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  1. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Very nice. Love the blue and brown.

  2. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Great idea with the clasp as the focal! Always loved tiger eye and sodalite. Great combo and love the design!

  3. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    So very beautiful!

    I have Saki bronze clasp different one though which I plan to use on my future multigem piece but I want to get a couple of Saki beads before ;)

  4. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Yowza..right into my favs it goes. those colors are great together.I never even knew Blue Tiger Eye existed until a year ago.
    I ADORE a togle as a focal. They’re so chic!

  5. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    Love the tribal feel of this piece. Blue and brown tigereye together is one of my fave combos! Very unusual and interesting!

  6. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    I agree with Nancy– nice work!

  7. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Really a great use of the stones and you are right, the clasp is perfect for this.

  8. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Gorgeous! I love the way it all comes together in perfect harmony. I love SAKI’s components. The clasp of theirs you used is astounding in this design-it (the clasp)almost looks made just for it, as if it was waiting for you to come along with just this design to showcase it. =^__^=

  9. Asia
    Asia says:

    Such a statement piece :D

  10. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Another stunning design, Laud – - the clasp as focal is just perfect here !

  11. Laud
    Laud says:

    Thanks, ladies! I thought the clasp was too good to bury behind the head (or under long hair). Problem I had at first was matching the color of the bronze with other metal accents. I lucked out when I found six bronze beads in my inherited stash. Have to thank friend Nancy once again.

    The blue goldstone adds a lot, I think, but I couldn’t catch the sparkles with the camera. Subtle stuff like those flecks of gold, as well as the luster in the blue tiger eye, just don’t translate to the screen well.

  12. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the colors and different shapes of the gemstones! The pendant positioned front and center is perfect! Love the earrings too!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Laud, you do have a way with color, texture and balance! Beautiful!

  14. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful combination of stones, and the placement of the clasp in front is divine!

  15. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Ooooo! Another striking piece! The clasp is fabulous as the focal. Love the combo of the deep blues and golden brown!

  16. Jmc
    Jmc says:

    I love how you put the clasp as the focal point. :)

  17. A me
    A me says:

    Great peice

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