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Flowering Amazonite ~ Total Redesign


About this design:

Last year I made a necklace with the amazonite pendant and carved flower beads. (Last Photo) Remember I forgot one silver bead. I liked it but it was too long, too heavy, teardrops wouldn't stay right and I forgot a bead. My Mom loved the color. So I took it apart and I have made this necklace for my Mom (it was a birthday gift in November). I used some parts from that necklace and some other amazonite stones from a friend. The photo is not the best because it was cloudy.

Components:

Amazonite rectangles, carved floral beads and teardrop beads. Amazonite/black tourmaline rounds. Swarovski glass pearls. Decorative silver beads and spacers. Silver hook clasp.

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  1. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    I like the re-do :) . I like the prior design too esp the pendant

  2. NH Sweets
    NH Sweets says:

    Nice… cool blue.

  3. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Love your re-design – - it looks really comfortable to wear, too. The silver beads are just perfect where you placed them – -

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

    Both design is lovely!

  5. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Pretty! Like the contrast of the darker beads on this one and the shorter length.

  6. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    These are both lovely.

  7. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Another beautiful piece. I love amazonite.

  8. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Both pieces are great! The blue looks so cool and refreshing! Beautiful, Deb!

  9. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Both are pretty. I like the re-design because I like the teardrops with the pearls. This asymmetrical design has more “umph” in it. :)

  10. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    I didn’t see the original, but love this one! The off-center design combined with the pearls gives it an edge. Love it!

  11. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love Amazonite! And this is so pretty with the silver accents. Mom must be one happy woman!

  12. Asia
    Asia says:

    Deb, you can be proud of the redesign, the asymmetry is fantastic, plus Amazonite is one of my favorite stones :D

  13. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Ohhhhh,and aaaahh..look what fell out of the treasure chest. I love it! So much attenton to detail. The oval silver beads are very fetching and classy. Very soft and vibrant combinations.
    Right into my favs it goes. I know you “suffered” over this design,and it paid off.

  14. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you so much everyone. I really appreciate the compliments on the re-do. Even though I liked the necklace before it just didn’t satisfy my eye, does that make sense? Plus Mom admired it so when I got the extra amazonite I figured it was a good opportunity to make her a necklace and then at some point re-do one for me.

  15. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Fabulous redo!

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