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Serpentine Turtle 'Y'

About this design:

Here's my entry into the turtle herd. The little guy inspired the necklace - had to do something special with him!

I did something similar w/a dalmation jasper cat, but didn't get a picture before she went to her new home :(

Extra picture is a turtle-containing collage I did for a 2008 calendar: 'Eyes on the Pies'


Carved serpentine sea turtle, serpentine round beads, fwps, sterling clasp, Cu-lined grey 11/0 seedbeads, accuflex, crimps.

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  1. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    I really like this necklace … the delicate beads and seed beads make it look like he’s gotten to a fork in the road and he’s trying to decide which way to go! Just LOVELY. SLS

  2. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    What a cutie. Didn’t know it was turtle season did we? All different, all cute, all fun, all originals. Love him. Maybe we could introduce him to my Silly Tilly.

  3. Frida
    Frida says:

    Neat, cutie, love, goes to fav, I love turtles!

  4. Rosie
    Rosie says:

    oh oh oh! This is great, never thought of myself as a “turle” person, but this is perfect. Looks like he is swimming :)

  5. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    NICE!!! ;-)

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    OOOO!!! Fave!!! So seriously cool!!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    The turtle’s adorable – great design to complement him!

  8. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Thanks! Glad you all like him!

  9. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Such an adorable turtle in your beautiful necklace, MERchick! The second photo is so cute, too! :D

    Linda, we should fix this turtle up with Tilly and see if they hit it off! LOL

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Oh, I really like this! Especially the color scheme you chose, it really sets off the green! It makes me think of tracks on a sandy beach. Just lovely!

  11. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Love the color palette in this necklace

  12. hlt Designs
    hlt Designs says:

    Awww, he’s adcorable! What a great piece… into my faves.

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