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Brass Matrimony


About this design:

I made this set to wear to a wedding. No one said a word about it. Of course the only person I knew was the bride but..My husband said it was too big but the crystals are lucite so it is very light to wear. The brass filigree are layered and joined with chains. I used 22g parawire in the color that matches the vintage filigree. The necklace is 18" with a 2" extender. The earrings are 1 1/4" and the bracelet is 71/4".

Components:

Brass filigree pieces, brass chain, lucite beads, parawire 22g,brass beads and findings.

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  1. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Well, none of us were there because I can guarantee we would all have been gaga over it! It’s gorgeous. What did you wear it with? Was is a “stuffy” wedding were everyone was better than everyone else? Anyway, I think it’s cool.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Wow….. Really this is a stunning necklace! Fantastic design!

  3. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    It was a country wedding and I wore a floral blue dress with a v-neck. Not one person said anything to me about the necklace. (boo hoo). I am happy you like it Linda and Betty! Thanks so much! You made my day! I can go grocery shopping with a smile now!! :)

  4. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Cookie, what a stunning set! I love that shade of blue with brass! I can’t believe no one said a word — maybe they were speechless over how fabulous it is!!! 8)

  5. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Cookie, this is stunning! That blue with the brass is a dynamite combo! I can’t imagine how this fab set didn’t get any comments – but apparently the only person there with any fashion sense was you! I’ll bet you were beautiful at the wedding…and no one could say anything because the bride is supposed to be the center of attention…

  6. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Your necklace (and earrings) is exquisite. The blue and the brass go perfectly together. It’s hard to believe no one at the wedding would comment on this gorgeous set! That can be a bit of a bummer. But it is absolutely beautiful!

  7. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Many thanks ladies, you make me feel like it wasn’t a waste of time to make these pieces. I was kind of wondering… :D

  8. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Dragons Chicky it TOTALLY wasn’t a waste of time to make these pieces.

    I too am betting that you looked sooooo pretty that everyone was wondering why they hadn’t invested in a pretty new eyecatching necklace to wear to the wedding. How could someone not comment on that beautiful blue stone??!

    I say wear it out for a day shopping or out and about where you are going to see people and start counting the compliments! :-) SLS

  9. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is very pretty, and Shannon is right, you know all the shoppers have good taste and like to spend!! :)

  10. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    I think this is a beautiful set. Wear it with pride, you did an awesome job on it!!

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    D Murillo says:

    I think your set is very pretty. I like that you used your own design and didn’t copy it from another neckless you saw.It shows you have imagination and when you use it look at the pretty things you can make. You go girl!

  12. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    It’s absolutely FABULOUS!!!!! SHAME on everybody for not saying something.

    I know how it feels. I have a great necklace I made with a bare black wire tree and a little pearl moon that NO ONE at work has ever commented on.

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    oooh – I remember that necklace Debra – amazing no one has ever said anything.

    Cookie – those other guests have absolutely no taste or no manners. I would’ve gone up to a stranger wearing this necklace. It’s stunning!

  14. Patti R
    Patti R says:

    What they said – all of it! Its beautiful!

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