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Atoll


About this design:

The blue drusy agate geode focal stone reminds of a south seas atoll, with the surf breaking over a coral reef, with a blue lagoon.

This piece, for whatever reason, was an extremely difficult to put together. I've lost track of the number of times the components were changed.

Components:

Blue drusy agate geode, Blue Aventurine, Blue Lace Agate, Blue Nevada Jasper, Blue Mother of Pearl Mosaic, Sodalite, Blue Onyx Agate, and Ocean Jasper. I8 gauge sterling silver wire, charm, spacer beads. 24 inches in length.



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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Very pretty, John!

  2. John M
    John M says:

    Thanks, Lyjda

  3. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    John, I can see it’s a labor of love! Beautiful!!!

  4. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    John, I know we can all relate to the struggles to design a piece perfectly – and the struggle was definitely worth it on this piece! Another absolutely stunning work of art – the ocean jasper is perfect with this! :D

  5. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Thsi is beautiful, John. I love your style. Stunning!

  6. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    This is great, John! I like the mix of beads and your use of silver.

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    This is lovely John. The stones are beautiful & of course I love your wirework! :D

  8. John M
    John M says:

    Thank you, all, for your kind comments. They make it all worthwhile.

  9. Valentine Chick
    Valentine Chick says:

    Beautiful of course!!

  10. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    Love this…the colors…and the wire work…we have missed you and your pretty designs!

  11. Carola
    Carola says:

    This one is so beautiful. Love the colors and wirework.

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    Sandypetals says:

    It may have been tough to put together, but it is gorgeous!
    I love the colors in the stones.

  13. CC
    CC says:

    John this is awesome. I love your use of spirals and curlicues. Ditto what the other ladies said about it being worth the extra “redo” time, it’s great!

  14. John M
    John M says:

    Thanks again, everyone, for your kind comments.

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    Sari J says:

    Very very beautiful, I love the colors!

  16. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    John, welcome back! This is a stunning necklace! I love your pendant, the design, and your fabulous wirework! Sorry about the extra labor, but it was obviously worth it in the end! :D

  17. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Gorgeous!!!

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    Phyllis R says:

    Hi John -
    I’ve taken apart more than one necklace to get it just right. Yours is gorgeous, and worth the extra effort. Art is a fluid thing, and tearing down and rebuilding are part of the creative process. Usually the piece guides you in the way it wants to be. Congratulations!

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

    Another of your beautiful designs going straight to my favorites. Did I memtion that blue is my favorite color? :D

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

    John this necklace is beautiful. Blue is my favorite color and all of these stones have blue names. It’s absolutely a favorite of mine.

  21. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Great job John, love this!

  22. Classy Chick JbyJill
    Classy Chick JbyJill says:

    John,
    This piece just takes my breath away!! Beautiful craftsmanship :)

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