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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'

Components:

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. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick 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

  10. Dizzy Chick Lori Z
    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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