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Sitting Pretty


About this design:

Inspired by another of Lynda's pendants "Pretty on Her Perch". Can't tell I love her work can you? This one reminded me of spring, so I included some beautiful floral lampwork beads as an accent. They are made by another etsy artist: Elizabeth Creations.

Components:

Peridot; Rose Quartz; 3mm faceted Peridot; Smoky Quartz; Green Jade; Lemon Chrysoprase; Lampwork beads; Peach Jade; Monaco Agate; Smoky Quartz; Tierra Cast GP bead caps and toggle. 99% Lima beads. :) The earrings I made from 20 ga. non-tarnish brass wire.

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  1. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    very pretty

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Oh I love the creation!! I love the springy Birdie. This entire design is absolutely stunning. Everyday my outside birds perch on the window frame and tell me to put more seed into the feeders. I am having a horrible time keeping up with them. I never knew Carolina Chikadees could be so overly friendly that way. Especially with Missy and Murphy cat sitting right in front of them. Drives Missy crazy.

  3. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    Wow! This is a lovely necklace and earrings. I love the way you worked the wire on the earrings. You used so many different components and they all work together so well. I love it!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Thank you Harmony, Faith & Nonnie T! I love birdwatching too. I wish our cats wouldn’t try to make lunch out of them! Nonnie, I always struggle with what to leave out. I always want to use everything on hand! Thanks!

  5. Celticcrossing
    Celticcrossing says:

    Very elegant and classic style to these. Beautifully done!♥

  6. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Very cute and pretty!

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    Valley Girl says:

    This is very pretty. I love that little bird

  8. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Beautiful

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    Lee D says:

    Lori, I think you did a fantastic job on the amount of components in this necklace. It is just beautiful! And I love the swirl you added to the earrings – it makes them more special. :)

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Isn’t this gorgeous? I love it, Lori! Woo Hoo! I can’t think of more perfect compliments to the pendant than the beads you chose! Awesome design. :)

    Lynda

  11. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Wow, those pinks and greens are so soft. Beautiful. As soon as I saw it I thought “oh goody, another Lynda pendant blossoms into a necklace” To both of you, congrats- another beautiful piece.

  12. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Oooh, I love this one! You did so great, and the pendant is art too! Glorious Creation!

  13. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    And I simply adore the earrings!

  14. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    This design is breathtaking… The components work so well with each other, and the pendant is so pretty. I also like your title, sitting pretty, indeed…

  15. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Awesome and stunning. I love the pendant, yet it is so well set off by the beads you chose to go with it. Into my faves!

    By the way can you give the site addresses for Lynda and Elizabeth Creations. I’d really like to check them out.

  16. Claire F
    Claire F says:

    This is very beautiful! The colors and design are simply gorgeous. Into favs :)

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    LeighAnn F says:

    I love it! Absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful colors throughout the design

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Awesome!!!!

  19. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Wow another gorgeous design. I love the pendant of course, and the complimenting beads are fantastic. I love the swirls on the earrings.

  20. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Great design as well!! SLS

  21. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Absolutely perfect!!! :-D

  22. Buster Browns MoM
    Buster Browns MoM says:

    Wow.. I love this it is so pretty.. I want it please.. pretty please!!! into the faves..

  23. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Absolutely gorgeous, vintage, delicate and precious!! You have beautifully done justice to Lynda’s awesome pendant. WOW FAV for both of you!!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Wow, thank you ladies! Lynda makes such fantastic pendants, I have a hard time leaving things for someone else to get! It’s also pretty easy to find gemstones that compliment their beautiful colors.

    I love the title she had for the pendant, but didn’t want to “steal” her name, so I went with something semi-comparable.

    Thank you for the compliments on the earrings too. I’m not a very accomplished wireworker (unless bird nests count) :D , but I wanted the earrings to be fairly simple. I kind of liked making the earwires, and may have to try more.

    Thank you all again! Made my day! :D

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Oh so Lovely!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Whoa, sorry Linda T – I forgot the link to Elizabeth Creations site! She just finished having a sale, and is a bit wiped out now, but if you look on her sold items you can see what she offers. She is in Canada, and while she sends packages out quickly it seems to take a while for their mail to reach Kansas. They arrive in great shape though, and I think it’s worth the wait!

    http://www.etsy.com/shop/sharlee22

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Thanks Jeanne – I was just going to check out Katie’s necklace – looks like you reached an agreement?!?!

  28. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Well this went straight into my favs but my comment wasn’t there..propably forgot to press submit..I do that alot..this is absolutly lovely…

  29. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    What a perfectly yummy set!

  30. Batticat
    Batticat says:

    I’m not usually into super-feminine, but I really love everything about this set. It is so luxurious. It would make me feel like a princess to wear it! Pink and green is another of my favorite color combos.

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