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Brown


About this design:

I made a necklace and earrings set for my sister for Christmas.

Components:

lovely pendant by Lynda, Bronzite, Black Leopardskin Jasper, and champagne fw pearls all from LB, Swavorski crystals, ss wire, and chain.

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  1. KPJEWELS
    KPJEWELS says:

    What a lucky sister, Debra. This set is gorgeous.
    Great inspiration piece.

  2. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Great work, Debra! I have a larger pendant from Lynda in the same style, but I haven’t started working with it yet! Waiting for the right inspiration….

  3. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Dear Debra ~ I love this necklace and earring set. I bet your sister was delighted to receive it. I especially like the way you used different sizes and shapes of differeng beads to create a truly harmonious piece. Is there any way you can give a link to Lynda’s site. That pendant is gorgeous.

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Debra, you do such gorgeous wrapped loops, I can never get them right. I hope your sister really, really loved the necklace, because I think it is fantastic, and everything works perfectly together. I am SO proud! :)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Beautiful

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    K H says:

    Oooooohhhhhh – Fabublous necklace and pendant!!!!! My LBS is planning a Saturday morning demo on decals and transfers for pendants. I am looking forward to seeing how these wonderful pendants are made!!!! :)

  7. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Thank you so much, dear friends!

    Lynda, this pendant is one of my favorites. I think it’s such a classy piece!

    L Talbott, Lynda is one of our very own chicks. In fact, she has a post just under yours. You can click on her profile to get to her Etsy store.

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Debra – this is just beautiful!
    Lynda’s right – your loops are fabulous.

  9. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    So gorgeous, luv this, lucky sister indeed!! :)

  10. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    you made a gorgeous set and I know your sister will be so proud of your design… :)

  11. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Thank you so much, dear friends!

  12. CAS
    CAS says:

    Oooooohhhhhh … aaaaaahhhhhhh x2!! Utterly utterly gorgeous!! :D

  13. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Thank you so much, CAS!

  14. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    Beautifully done, Debra! Another awesome pendant by Lynda, too!!

  15. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Oh so pretty, and love the pendant too.

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

    Debra, you’ve created an amazing necklace and earrings set to go with Lynda’s gorgeous pendant! I love the colors you’ve selected and your wire work is just fantastic!!! Your sister is very lucky! :D

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