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Kambaba!


About this design:

Necklace and earring set. I loved the Kambaba donut I found at a my LBS along with the kambaba teardrops. I was unsure where to go with this, until I found the green and white lampwork beads. I added silver tone findings and some czech olive green lustre beads. I sold it this weekend, to a lady who had me take out almost all the chain. She wanted to wear it as a 16" choker, and it was lovely on her!

Components:

Kambaba Jasper donut and teardrop beads, green and white lampwork beads, czech beads, silver tone findings. Hypoallergenic ear wires.

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  1. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    I loved the texture of the pendant. It just felt so smooth and nice in my fingers…hated to let igo. :D

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Each element perfectly compliments the others! Beautiful, Harriet! :)

  3. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Thank you so much. That means a lot coming from you, because I really admire your work. :D

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    Brenda H says:

    Great job, it is so pretty.

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    Sari J says:

    One of my favourite stones! Beautiful design!

  6. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Gorgeous! The lampwork beads complement the pendant perfectly!

  7. leafy river
    leafy river says:

    Ditto to what Chicky D said! I love Kambaba jasper.

  8. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Thank you Brenda, Sari, Debra and leafy r. It is a fun stone to work with. The challenge was to keep the colors from all being so dark. That was why I was so happy to find the lampwork beads in the right shade. ;)

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    K H says:

    This is really cool – it’s not something that I would have thought of trying! :)

  10. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Wooo! This piece is awesome!! I really like those lampworked beads, they go great with the kambaba.

  11. Claire F
    Claire F says:

    The necklace is really nice…

  12. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    The lampwork looks awesome with the Kambaba Jasper! I love it when bead types are mixed together like this.

  13. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    OMG this is FABULICIOUS!!!! THE GLASS BEADS WITH THE JASPER…..OH MY….I’M GONNA FALL OUTTA MY CHAIR…..

  14. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Thank you, K H, Ivy, Claire and Leigh. :D
    I really enjoy mixing pretty stones with special glass and/or lampwork glass beads. I think the right glass accents an really highlight the natural stones.

  15. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Oh, No! Sali Jo!!! ;) Don’t fall down…

    I don’t want you hurting yourself! LOL

    Thanks! :-)

  16. Pam
    Pam says:

    Oh! So pretty!!!!

  17. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Thank you Pam. :D

  18. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very pretty, the necklace is beautiful.

  19. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Thank you Lynn. :D I was concerned about shortening this one so much, but it turned out fine, as the buyer is one of those lovely tall willowy ladies who wear chokers very well.

  20. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    It is beautiful Harriet. I love the lampwork beads. They go perfectly with the Kimbaba Jasper Donut. I purchased a huge Kimbaba Jasper slab…I mean it’s like three inches wide and 2 inches long. I have no idea what to do with it. It’s so heavy, but beautiful!

  21. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful work, Harriet! :)

  22. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    This is lovely Harriet!

  23. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Great work, Harriet! Nice name too! ;-)

  24. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Thank you Tara, Julia, FGC and Wenche. I really liked working on this set. :D

  25. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Such a beautiful set, Harriet! I love the Kambaba Jasper and you’ve done a fabulous job of combining other elements with it. Those lampwork beads are perfect in your design! It’s amazing that this same necklace was able to work as well as a choker, isn’t it? I can see it, though. Very resourceful of you! :D

  26. Valentine Chick
    Valentine Chick says:

    Awesome!

  27. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Thanks ladies. It is not even “my” colors, but when I saw the pendant with all those patterns in the natural stone, it called me! LOL

  28. Beadiful Chick
    Beadiful Chick says:

    This is awesome…beautiful design!

  29. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Thank you! I think I miss this one. ;)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    I am loving your work. I am so glad you offered all three pictures so we could view different angles and see the design in all the beads. Green has always been one of my favorite colors (along with all the color spectrum, lol.)

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Harriet this is Beautiful!!! :D

  32. leafy river
    leafy river says:

    Somehow I missed this one- so glad to get another chance to admire it. Love Kambaba jasper and all your other bead choices perfectly set it off. A favorite! :)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    This is beautiful.

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