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Blooming Through


About this design:

It was cold and rainy the night I worked on this piece, and it made me think of all the places where it must still be icy/snowy, and the little flowers trying to bloom through the cold. I used a lot of Hill Tribe and Bali Silver in this piece, and chose blue as my accent with the image of bluebells in my mind.

Components:

Hill Tribe: Flower Beads, Small BeadCaps, Tiny Molten Spacers, Rosebud bead; Bali Sterling: Central Twisted Ring, 2-Strand Hook Clasp, Large Beadcaps; Sterling Round Wire 20 Gauge; Sterling Oval JumpRings; Sterling Chain-3 Styles; Moonstone rounds in Graduated Sizes, smooth and faceted; "Rock Crystal" aka Quartz Faceted Rounds; Blue Kyanite Round and Stick Beads; Etched Shell Pendant; 3 tiny Aquamarine rounds ( 2 are hidden inside the Rosebud, so that the 3rd can show at the bottom.)

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  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    I really like all the little surprises in this piece

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    I really like all the little surprises in this piece :D

  3. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    WOW! Great idea and design. :)

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Beautiful!!

  5. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    THAT BLUE PENDANT!!! I’ve got one just like it, but it is dark purple with the white flowers. I bought it in a ‘destash’ from a woman about 6 wks. ago. What is it? MOP, maybe?
    By the way – I DO like your necklace. Piece of UNIQUE work!!

  6. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    Are the stick beads Kyanite? they look like flourite

  7. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    I got mine from a destash about a week or so ago, on eBay-it does look a bit like mother of pearl, but I’m not 100% sure. And yep, they’re kyanite-just not the highest grade of kyanite, they are a bit included. I like the rough look to them, though, and the shimmer. They’re much prettier in person.

    Thank you for all the compliments, everyone! =^_____^= It always makes my day!

  8. Simply Adorned Jewelry
    Simply Adorned Jewelry says:

    Lovely pendant, cute idea for a design. Everything seems to work well together.

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    D Masters says:

    Lovely!

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