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Black Dahlia?


About this design:

I needed a "statement" necklace for a little black dress.

Components:

Mother-of-pearl teardrops, facetted black onyx, peacock pearls, silver stick pearls, satin ribbon, sterling silver cones and clasp, yards of black wire.

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  1. DragonFly Chick Eileen
    DragonFly Chick Eileen says:

    It sure does make a statement…..that being “WOW !!!”.

  2. C Clark
    C Clark says:

    Gorgeous! So dramatic.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Statement it is this ibeautiful!!!

  4. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    You are so good at these flowers I love them so much!!!! :)

  5. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Wow..Gorgeous!!!

  6. Cecilia-Gems of Heaven
    Cecilia-Gems of Heaven says:

    Beautiful…

  7. celestialdesigns
    celestialdesigns says:

    Thank you all for the encouraging comments.

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    Copper Penny says:

    Absolutely gorgeous, I love the flowers. This is so a statement piece you will be getting alot of comments with your little black dress.

  9. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Such a fabulous floral design! Sure to be a big hit! :D

  10. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Wow!!! With a perfect title! :-D

  11. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    GORGEOUS!!!! I love it and it’s a perfect statement piece it’s a fav!!!!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Oh my gosh! Definitely makes a statement!
    Gorgeous!!! (is that plagerism? Beth said it first?)
    You need to tell us how you make these – please!

  13. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    Whoa! How fun is that! Bet you’ll look fab — enjoy!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Oh I agree with everyone else. I love your Fabulous piece. The flower design is wonderful.
    Can you post a pic with the rest of the necklace and the clasp. I’ll check it out later. Gotta go I’m outta here now now!!

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    Connie Tomaszewski says:

    Wow,beautiful!!

  16. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Absolutely Gorgeous!!! Awesome!!! Great design talent!!!

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    BayLady says:

    Stunning!

  18. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Wow! What a gorgeous statement! Absolutely fantastic! :)

  19. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Beautiful necklace! Perfect for your little black dress! ;)

  20. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    And what a statement this is!!! You do this so well and I’m sure EVERYONE will be commenting the entire time you wear it. I think its fascinating and fabulous!

  21. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Wow! I could def wear that with a black dress!! Love it!

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    D D Mystic Chick says:

    has the ‘wow!’ factor for sure!

  23. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This really is a beauty!!! Love it, fave for sure! SLS

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