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    Tana R on “Gifted”:
    “I looked at the time on my message, it's not really 2:46 am! It's still the…” read »

  • Tana R
    Tana R on “Gifted”:
    “Very groovy, Annie! I have to ask, is it choker style? I imagined campfire and guitar…” read »

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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 »

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

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

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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”:
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    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
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    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”:
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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 »

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

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

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    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 »

  • Little Round Chick
    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”:
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  • 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 »

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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 »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
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    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
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    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 »

Sea Garden


About this design:

I just wanted to do something with these corals, and this is the result, my daughter didn’t like the metal flowers, what do you think?

Components:

Corals, metal silver chain. [Metal antic silver pieces: flowers, Bead caps and Toggle clasp].

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Betty this is beautiful and I love the little flowers! And the clasp is very pretty, a fav!

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Ditto to what Beth just said!!! LOL Seriously….. :D

  3. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Lovely, and actually, I think the little flowers could easily pass for starfish, thus, really a great addition.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Beth, Lynn Eileen and Linda for your comments!

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    K H says:

    My first thought was also “coral and starfish”. This is a great little necklace for summer!!!! :)

  6. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I like the metal flowers, as you’ve used chain, they fit and add to the whole. I love the coral beads … nice design all over.

  7. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    Your necklace is delightful!!!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Linda and Shanti

  9. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    I was just thinking they looked like starfish too! Nice design … don’t change it! SLS

  10. Joyce M
    Joyce M says:

    This is so pretty! Love the little connectors!

  11. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Oh Betty, this is fabulous! Love the coral with the flowers. Lovely! :)

  12. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Fabulous colors and such a beautiful design.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thank you Shannon, Joyce, Martha and Arja

  14. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Oh what do our kids know anyhow..generation gap!! this is lovely! Like everone said I thought they where starfish at first too…I love it!!! :) :)

  15. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Oh BTW my daughter told me today I didn’t need to make anymore jewlery I had enough! well I am doing 7 shows this year so I am not running short besides that what would I do with that beadstore upstairs!!!! :)

  16. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Deb — too funny!!! LOL We can NEVER have enough!!! :D

  17. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    This is so pretty, I love the metal flowers they look perfect with the coral!!!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    I love this little beauty. I wouldn’t change it. We all have the generation design gap between our children. I certainly would not wear the things my daughter wears. She is a very very young 45; and I’m a rather me, 63 in September. I see my mother’s tastes in my daughters taste. So funny.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks ladies
    I also thought that those flowers look like starfish when I saw them at the shop!
    My daughter usually likes my designs, and now she started to wear some of them, but we have different tastes she is more like my sister and my niece is more like me, it is funny!

  20. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is pretty and keep the flowers, it’s a nice touch!!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    I love it as is beautiful!

  22. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    I like it, the flowers also look like they could be starfish.

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