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    wellsdalakaJulie on “River Stones”:
    “This looks so peaceful and lovely, with all the elements in perfect balance.…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “River Stones”:
    “The stones are gorgeous whatever name they go by! I like your choice of smokey quartz…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thank you LRC! I am anxious to try out your instructions. They are…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “River Stones”:
    “Yes, I believe it is the same stone, just a different name.…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Well rats! I goofed setting this whole thing up. That's what happens when you…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “River Stones”:
    “Love the soft muted colors! It looks like the pendant and the Wild Horse Jasper…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow! This is wonderful. Love these necklaces and tiger eye is a favourite of…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall?”:
    “I too love the bracelets you keep coming up with - you definitely have a wonderful…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I love the soft muted colours - so serene and relaxing. Beautiful design!…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “I took a Class”:
    “Amazing! Can't believe this is your first time weaving! I am very impressed!…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall Tones”:
    “I love this colour mixture and the design is so appealing - very nice.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Beautiful Gail! I agree the turtles are such a cute addition.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Gifted”:
    “Thank you - still lots of wood beads left to play with.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “I took a Class”:
    “Thanks ladies. It was fun, but intense. Kept repeating the mantra: single up…” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Gorgeous!…” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
    “Love the weaving! Must have been a blast! :) …” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

  • sweetjane
    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

  • 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 »

  • Little Round Chick
    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 »

  • Little Round Chick
    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 »

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

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    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 »

  • Mahala RockChick
    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 »

SHE WANTED GREEN !!!


About this design:

My Asian friend had this pendant and a few loose beads and wanted a mixture of green stones added to make her a long necklace, with silver plated clasp and bail. So this is what I came up with.

Components:

new jade pendant,Green Tourmilated Quartz ,Kambaba Jasper.dark green jade,light green jade,Russian Serpentine,African Jade silver plate findings



Read the comments (or add your own)

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Lovely combination, beautiful design!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Beautiful selection with the pendant.

  3. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Dora I love it and what a great pendant!!!

  4. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    This is really a lovely creation. What is the length of this beauty? Simply gorgeous and into my faves.

  5. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    What a nice design. Beautiful.

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This is really lovely, Dora! The components are perfect together. That pendant is gorgeous, and I’m sure your friend is thrilled…I know I would be! :D

  7. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    I love all those greens! Fabulous necklace!

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    Lee D says:

    OH! Cool pendant and you did a fantastic job with the design! Love all of the greens!

  9. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Very pretty your combination of stones is great! I’m sure she loved it!!!!

  10. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    thank you,Betty, Faith, Beth, Linda, Arja, Deb,
    MTDesigns, Lee…Linda it is 28″ long, plus the pendant. I’m taking it to her today.

  11. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    thank you D. I was please with the way it came out… :)

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    Valley Girl says:

    Whew… this is a pretty one… Two thumbs up!!!

  13. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Beautiful!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Beautiful!!!

  15. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This is sooo pretty. Love the fact that it’s long and the design is FAB!! SLS

  16. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Dora, This is so beautiful, I love the colors!! and I love long necklaces!! I’m sure your friend is going to love it!!!

  17. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    Thank you Ladies, and Susie did LOVE her necklace, she couldn’t believe how pretty it turn out… :)

  18. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    MMMM yummy lovely!

  19. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    thank you, Frida :)

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