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  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Key boards and computers are not trustworthy..... they are electronic devices with minds of their own. Now…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “It's funny because when I type my son's name it always changes it to "sidenote" or…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank You ladies!…” read »

  • Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I love copper and you really are the master.…” read »

  • Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “I took a Class”:
    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Fall?”:
    “You make the neatest bracelets. Wonderful work!…” read »

  • Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
    “Very, very pretty. So talented.…” read »

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    R Fulton on “Summer sand dollar”:
    “Thanks so much for all the compliments!!…” read »

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    S Katoll on “I took a Class”:
    “It's a wonderful piece, and the wireweaving is amazing! I'm sure it represents a great…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “I took a Class”:
    “This necklace looks very complex for a beginner. But, you did a great job for the…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Gifted”:
    “Pam is right! The necklace has a great ethnic vibe! The wood beads are highlighted by…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Wow, how beautiful! Great selection of stones. The colors are wonderful, and the caterpillar lends such…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall?”:
    “I love the flower, and agree with Gail that it looks like a C Koop piece.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is really beautiful. I love the tiger eye and the wonderful copper wirework. That tassle…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Gifted”:
    “Another oh, woooow piece!! I like the chartreuse (maybe yellow) with the wood. This…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “I took a Class”:
    “Oh woooow! This is so very pretty and looks so complicated for a group of…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “I took a Class”:
    “That musta been some class! Wow! I think your wirework is so exciting and beautiful!! It…” read »

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    Idania F on “Nature's Treasures”:
    “Gorgeous…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall Tones”:
    “Another terrific piece! I did miss seeing your little friend. The bail design is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Haha, yes, he matches.…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “This is absolutely gorgeous, even your little friend blends in nicely with the necklace. Is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Oh wow, that must have been my phone trying and failing to auto correct! It's citrine.…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank you! I am not usually very creative with bails, but a simple loop was just…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall?”:
    “I agree with Gail! I also love the acorn you made! I'd take bushels…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Fall Tones”:
    “I like your choice of stones to accompany the pendant, and the bail design.…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Hmmm ... I can't find anything on corrine.…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I had to look twice to see your little friend! :D I never heard of Corrine,…” read »

Always and 4 Ever


About this design:

I love CHUNKY jewelry!

Large coral nuggets combined with sterling flakes focals. Piece finished with large sterling heart shaped toggle clasp.

Piece created for a golf tournament auction benefitting breast cancer. Winning bid $125.00, what a deal!

Components:

Sterling and Coral



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. CAS
    CAS says:

    This is so “larger than life”! A truly BOLD BOLD design, certainly not for the “faint of heart”! I have the same big CHUNKY Coral pieces, and I used just two (Love Of Country necklace) so far, but if I were to use them all at once this is the way I’d go too! They don’t seem at all overwhelmed or overwhelming in your necklace, the Sterling Silver is perfection with it! :)

  2. Dangles Designs
    Dangles Designs says:

    @CAS, thank you so much for the compliments!

  3. Violet
    Violet says:

    Love this necklace!!!!! I have always been a fan of coral, and this is awesome.
    You said the winner got a deal, I say they got a steal!!! They are very lucky to get it for that price. Very nice work.

  4. WireWrangler
    WireWrangler says:

    Beautifully designed.
    CAS and Violet have said it well.
    I would add that you have shown how to incorporate silver with red. Red does not necessarily dictate the use of warm metals nor the use of warm tones in combination. Well done!

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Another stunner. Wowee!!!! I love it!

  6. Dangles Designs
    Dangles Designs says:

    @Purple Chick, Seashellsally and Diva Designs, thanks for all the notations. You’ll see that I love chunky and I love sterling. I have to force myself to make smaller pieces. I’ll keep posting and you guys keep helping me out. All comments AND suggestions are much welcomed!

  7. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Total COOLNESS! Love it! May I ask where you found the sterling flakes? I’ve never seen anything like them. Gorgeous!

  8. Milli aka Big Kitty
    Milli aka Big Kitty says:

    You and your work truly are originals!

  9. Dangles Designs
    Dangles Designs says:

    @Chicky D, sterling flakes found at local shop in Atlanta called Organic Stones. I saw them in a magazine, searched for them online for almost 2 hours, walked into my favorite store and she had them! Lol…what a day it was, I was determined to find them.

  10. Dangles Designs
    Dangles Designs says:

    @Milli…thanks for the comp!

  11. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Stunning set! Love the silver flakes — had never seen them before! The red/silver combo is beautiful! :D The person who got this was one lucky winner!!!

  12. Dangles Designs
    Dangles Designs says:

    @Lynn…you’re right, but I always try to make a show stopper for auctions. You never know who the piece will end up with.

  13. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Oh, this is so breathtaking! Georgous! Oh, I agree, Chunky & sterling is so awesome. Thank you for sharing this with us!

  14. Dangles Designs
    Dangles Designs says:

    and thanks for checking me out Bubbly Chick

  15. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    This is GORGEOUS!!!!!!!JUST STUNNING!!!!

  16. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Do you do lay-a-way?!! ;) Just kidding. But I AM truly in love with this piece.

  17. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    AWESOME!! It just took my breath away!

  18. Dangles Designs
    Dangles Designs says:

    Thanks Julia and Fashion Chick!
    @Cuban Queen, all my girlfriends have outstanding lay-a-way bills, lol. I actually donated this one to an auction, silly me!

  19. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Oh, I did that with my paintings… They pull quite a bit of money for the charities.

  20. Shannon aka Silly Chick
    Shannon aka Silly Chick says:

    What can I say that hasn’t been said? Simply astounding for it’s boldness and elegant simplicity! Red Carpet-worthy! :)

  21. Dangles Designs
    Dangles Designs says:

    @Shannon, thanks a lot.

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    Jewelrybyirina says:

    I love it! So unusual and pretty!

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