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Carnelian and Copper Necklace

About this design:

I saw these Carnelian beads on LB during the Crossword Puzzle days - love Carnelian! I needed beads that would compliment the Fire Agate teardrops that I purchased much earlier.

This necklace is the result of my purchase!

It is posted on my shop www.secondsisteratmoarkjewelry.


Faceted Carnelian combines with copper puffed coin beads, copper keishi spacers, copper colored crystal rondelles and a hammered antiqued clasp. I wire wrapped the Fire Agate teardrops and highlighted them by having them dangle in the front. I think the copper beads and crystals soften the effect of the Carnelian beads and pull this design together.

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  1. Dionisia
    Dionisia says:

    SOOOO beautiful! Copper is my second favorite beading material after silver.

  2. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    I love the combo of the carnelion and copper into my favs!

  3. Violet
    Violet says:

    Very pretty design… love the wire work !!!

  4. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Beautiful design and color combo! I love how you wrapped the teardrops in front!!! :D

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    I’ve been to you shoppe on second sister MO ARKjewelry. Pretty stuff.

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    Lady of Beads says:

    Love this combo of carnelian and copper. Very pretty.

  7. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    beautiful necklace!

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    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    A beauty, I love carnelian with copper. Nice touch continuing the copper down the pendant stones.

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    Lee D says:

    Beautiful! Love the stones, the wire work. Love it all!

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    B Stafford says:

    Very beautiful!

  11. Michelle
    Michelle says:

    This is beautiful, lovely colours and love the wire wrapping on the dangles !

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Beautiful design!! And a fantastic way to use Carnelian. I always have difficulty with bright stones such as this. Love how it turned out!
    Love your wirework on the pendants too!

  13. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Love this. Beautiful!

  14. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    This is SO beautiful! Love the carnelian with the copper! It almost jumps off the page it has so much energy!

  15. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    This is simply gorgeous. I love the combination of the Carnelian, Fire Agate and Copper. Wow!

  16. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Warm colors are some of my favorites and you have done a terrific job combining colors and stones.

  17. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Oooh, everyone said it all! This is awesome!

  18. knjns0
    knjns0 says:

    Thank all of you for your kind comments. It is always great to get comments from other artisans.

  19. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    I really like you combo of copper and stones.

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    LeighAnn F says:

    I love it! Beautiful.

  21. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    This is so gorgeous, I am crazy about carnelian too and it’s a perfect match to fire agate, I would buy and wear that in a snap!!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    love carnelian too this is awesome!!!!!

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Gorgeous!! Fave!!

  24. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    This is beautiful. I love the way you did the wrapping. It adds so much to the entire design.

  25. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    I, too, love fire agate and the carnelian is great with it. Very pretty

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