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"Ring of Fire"

About this design:

"Ring of Fire" was inspired by my love of fire agates. They are my very favorite stones. I paired them with 14mm orange druzy agates from Afghan Tribal Arts. Amber colored Czech rounds compliment the design and my metal of choice was copper. I used several different shapes, egg shape, two diamond filigree beads and small cones. I used an unusual copper clasp to complete the necklace. I love this piece because the fire agates are beautiful and the sparkles in the druzy agate shine through.


11 14mm orange druzy agates, three bright orange fire agate nuggets, amber Czech glass faceted rounds from Lima Beads, copper accents in various shapes and sizes, copper toggle clasp.

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

    I think this is beautiful; totally love it.

  2. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Love the colors and components….great choice of background too…makes it really pop! I love using complimentary colors (opposites on the colorwheel) myself!

  3. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Ooops….that should read “complementary”! LOL

  4. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    I am sooooo lovin’ this! Agate is by far one of my favorite stones–couple that with my favorite color orange and WOW–this necklace says it all! Fantastic job! I love the asymmetrical pattern you created too :)

  5. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Those beads a awesome!

  6. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    What a gorgeous piece. The stones are awesome. Great design.

  7. Sylvia H
    Sylvia H says:

    Thanks so much for your gracious comments. It seems that I’ve lost some of my self-confidence lately. My decision to post on Lima Beads has been a big morale booster. Thanks again to all my fellow designers.

  8. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oh my goodness! What a fabulous piece! It just glows! Love how you separated the stones, just a beautiful design!

  9. JC Hamm
    JC Hamm says:

    Fire is the perfect name for this, as soon as I saw it “hot”came to mind!! Such a beautiful piece.The copper was a good pic of metal. Well done…….:D

  10. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Gorgeous statement piece. What a wonderful sunny+happy vibe it has. Your choice of stones is excellent.Those druzy Agates are a great compliment to the Carnelian. Copper was the perfect choice for this too!

  11. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Whoopsie..Carnelian? Fire Agate? Same thing? Can’t remember. I think they’re the same family.
    Oh what’s the’s a stunning piece!

  12. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Beautiful. Love the colors.

  13. S Clifton
    S Clifton says:

    I am so in love with this piece love love the colors, it is beautiful.

  14. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    A big, bold look and those fire agates are just gorgeous! And I’d encourage you to keep on sharing your work here, too.

  15. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    I like it because it’s orange! :) Not to mention beautiful!

  16. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    O-o-okay; I’m ditto-ing the Canary

  17. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Beautifully bright and happy! Just absolutely love the colors in this piece!

  18. L Kay
    L Kay says:

    Orange is not normally a color I tend to aggravate to but this is simply astounding. I love it! I would wear it in a heartbeat.

  19. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Love! Orange is my favorite color, its so bright and cheery and you really did it justice here! Gorgeous!

  20. Sylvia H
    Sylvia H says:

    Thanks for all the comments. All of you boost my confidence every day.

  21. BellaRose
    BellaRose says:

    Absolutely love Druzy agates of any color! and these are amazing…love your necklace! Truly a work of art! :)

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