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african green opal pendant


About this design:

i am attempting to make pendants. i loved the colors of this african opal mixing with the different pearls.

Components:

African Opal, fresh water pearls, sterling silver

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  1. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    What a fabulous way to highlight this African Opal, Shawn! Those pearls are perfect with this!

  2. Violet
    Violet says:

    This is so pretty Shawn, the pearls bring out the colors in the African Opal perfectly !!! Well done !!!!

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Love it Shawn, very cool, and beautiful!!

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    Reet says:

    Shawn, I am working on the making the pendants too. Your pendant is gorgeous. Love it very much!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    What a lovely idea for you, me or anyone else. Maybe I shall begin to make myself some new pendants. I’m already starting an earring collection. Me the lady who never almost never in 62 years has changed earrings much. Usually when I do I forget to put some back in. I have my new smokey quartz I made yesterday lying on the desk to loose. Missy Kitty loves shiny objects and runs off with them to be lost under the china cabinet or some dark corner somewhere.

  6. Celticcrossing
    Celticcrossing says:

    Wonderful job showcasing this stone. It’s lovely.

  7. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    Beautiful…

  8. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Shawn, this pendant is beautiful! I love the pearls you selected to go with the African green opal! :D

  9. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Lovely pendant. I really like the way the color of the pearls accentuates the matrix in the African Opal.

  10. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Very pretty pendant! Pearl colors are a perfect match for the opal.

  11. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Shawn, wow, makes me want to run out and make some – but I MUST do some housework. Faith, just think of all the fun you have when you find those hidden treasures from your kitty. Let’s hope you don’t find them in the litter box!!

  12. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    ROTFLOL Good one, Linda!!! 8O

  13. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Very Cool!

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    Shawn l says:

    thanks! i am going to try to make a few more today. i want to do a bit of wirewrapping but every attempt has went sour. LOL i will post more pics as i get them made.

  15. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Shawn, this is so pretty and your selection of pearls highlights the stone perfectly. Have fun making pendants today! SLS

  16. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Awesome idea and so pretty!

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    Shawn l says:

    thanks everyone!

  18. Kathryn Lobert
    Kathryn Lobert says:

    Those pearls are the absolutely perfect accent to bring out the best in your pendant! I don’t think you could have done it any more beautifully!

  19. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    you used just the right pearls to bring out the best of colors. Very pretty.

  20. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Perfect color combo!! :-D

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