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About this design:

This is a Mother's Day gift for my Mom. She admired the blue stones in my moon necklace so I thought I would make a necklace with them...but with a more casual look. I rearranged and rearranged this...knowing my Mom's taste...nothing too fancy. (remember the Dragonfly necklace rejection?) I still had to do things my way, a little asymmetrical. Added the little Asia inspired seed bead clusters last minute.

Components:

Several different blue *gifted* stones including Lapis, Dumortierite, flat ones not sure. Sodalite strand I have had for 20 years (no kidding), glass blue/white beads (Walmart, they looked like the sodalite), silver metal beads, rings, bead caps, clasp, headpins, jump rings, white & blue seed beads, blue crystals.

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  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    Deb, she will be so pleased, it is classic with a modern twist and the colors are just gorgeous :D

  2. Simply Adorned Jewelry
    Simply Adorned Jewelry says:

    Very fun! Know all about rummaging to gather up bits and pieces to make a project (especially lately!). She’ll love it!

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you SAJ. Thank you also Asia. I hope you are right. The colors are.actually prettier that the photo. I just couldn’t find the.right light and background to show them.

    Here is the other necklace. Just a string of pretty cool beads +free from same person* and a pendant from that $1 tray at Walmart. It matched the.beads like they were made for each other.

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  4. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love this, Deb! The seed bead clusters are such a nice design element. Mom is sure to love!(And I loved the Dragonfly Necklace, too!)

  5. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Absolutely lovely! Blue is my favorite color. =^__^= Everything balances beautifully-I hope she loves it!

  6. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Those are some gorgeous blues…I am sure your Mom will be so happy.

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    You done good! She will love this!!! ;-D

  8. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    p.s. the flat rectangles are lapis. Are those the ones you are wondering about? :)

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    A wonderful gift for your mother. Love all of the blues. :)

  10. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely gift for your mother!

  11. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    She will love it, Deb! The blues are so vibrant and the little flower cluster are a perfect fit!

  12. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    thank you everyone. sorry about the late thanks. worked a 9 hour day Monday and today which does not even include drive time.

  13. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Do you like your job, Deb? Sounds like you are getting hours! :)

  14. pearlsandme aka Monica
    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    You never know with mothers… not that mine has exactly _rejected_ anything, but… But this is such an amazing color, and with all those different beads so well matched, you can at least be proud of yourself!

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