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Feel good stones!


About this design:

This is a pretty simple design that I made for myself. It instantly became a favorite! :)

Components:

Ocean Jasper, Jet, Snowflake Obsidian, magnetic clasp.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    I can see why it’s a favorite of yours – it’s gorgeous. Love the texture of the ocean jasper. Beautiful necklace! ;)

  2. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    What Sunny Chick said! Just awsome!

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Thanks so much, Sunny Chick and Ravin! Ocean jasper is one of my favorite stones. I love the orbs and patterns. :D

  4. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Yep, instantly became a favorite of mine too!

  5. No Photo
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Cool Linda! Thank you, glad you like it. :D

  6. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Very interesting stone mixture it came out really pretty…Isn’t it nice when we know we need to keep something for us can’t part with it!!! :) :)

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    So, so true stormy chic and thanks so much!! Yeah I have a habit of adding snowflake obsidian into almost every design lol. It seems to work most of the time. :)

  8. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    cool design

  9. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Nice combo of stones, I like this a lot..

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Thanks so much, Jade and Lynn!! :D

  11. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    I can see why this has become your favorite, it is gorgeous, I love the look of the necklace, and the texture is so calming!!! Beautiful job!!

  12. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This is so pretty … love the stones and overall casual look!! SLS

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Awww thank you so much, karen!! :D It really is calming to wear. It just makes you feel good.

    Thanks so much Shannon!! I have been wearing it a lot in a casual way. :D

  14. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Vee, this combo is just fabulous! I love your casual design — a fave! :D

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Thanks, Lynn!! Yayy!! It’s definitely a fave of mine too. I can’t even feel it when it’s on. That is one reason why they are feel good stones! lol ;)

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

    Good one, Vee! LOL 8)

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    LOL! :D

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Lovely casual design! The stone combination is beautiful! Love it!

  19. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Oh, great collection of gems. This is so cute, I would wear this one! Also I like the magnetic clasps for my MIL who has Fibromyalgia.

  20. No Photo
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Thanks so much, Betty!! :D

    Thank so much, Bubbly Chick!! I love wearing magnetic clasps for healing purposes as well and magnetic beads. The two small pearly black beads right above the snowflake obsidian teardrop beads are magnetic beads. :D

  21. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Vee, this is a beauty! Love the combination of stones! I’ve also switched to using magnetic clasps when ever possible, if it doesn’t detract form the design.

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Thanks, Chippy Chick!! :D That is awesome that you use magnetic clasps too. i totally love them and I agree. ;)

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