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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 »

  • 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 »

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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 »

  • 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 »

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

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

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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”:
    “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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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”:
    “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 »

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    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 »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank You ladies!…” read »

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    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I love copper and you really are the master.…” read »

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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 »

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    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 »

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    kye on “Fall?”:
    “You make the neatest bracelets. Wonderful work!…” read »

  • Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
    “Very, very pretty. So talented.…” read »

Mystery


About this design:

I loved this pendent from the first glance; I don’t know what this stone is and I could not match it in any design until few days ago, I used Swarovski crystals to match the shine in the stone then added some tourmaline, smoky topaz and onyx and this necklace was created!

Components:

Indian pendent? [I bought it from India], Tourmaline, Onyx, Smoky Topaz, and Swarovski Crystals

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Read the comments (or add your own)

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Close up photos of the pendant

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  2. Violet
    Violet says:

    This is Gorgeous !!!!!
    Love the pendant…. looks like some kind of quartz to me …
    but whatever it is ….. it’s gorgeous !!!!!!!!

  3. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Beautiful necklace Betty! I don’t know what kind of stone it is, but it’s totally awesome! I love the little sparkles in it.

  4. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Beautiful ~ I love all the different browns and the way the beads are connected with wire.

  5. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is beautiful, I think it’s a druzy.. LOVE IT!!!!

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    Brenda H says:

    Beautiful combination of stones for a beautiful necklace!

  7. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    love it! The pendant appears to be a druzy kind of agate or chalcedon to me but I am not sure… never mind, it looks beautiful :-)

  8. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Betty, this is exquisite! 8O Love it!

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

    It’s definitely a druzy pendant — fab color and your necklace design is perfect with it! Did you create the bail for the pendant? I really love it! :D

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks ladies for your lovely comments!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    No the bail came with the pendant! It needs soldering and I can’t do that!

    Thanks Lynn, Sarah and Lynn Eileen for the information, my mystery is solved, the pendent is Durzy!

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    Lee D says:

    Gorgeous pendant! And your design is perfect with it! Love it!

  13. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Betty this is a fav girl!!! Lovely warm and earthy colors,I love your chain necklaces!!!

  14. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Wow, Love it!!!

  15. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Oh and Betty i love the vase you have it hanging on, it’s awesome!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks to all of you
    Beth, it was my husband who bought this vase, he has good taste!

  17. Joyce M
    Joyce M says:

    What a beautiful druzy! Very pretty design!

  18. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Oohhh, Betty, this is stunning….wonderful wire work and color combination!! :-D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Beautiful!!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    My first thought was “druzy”, but I’ve never seen one as beautiful as this! Your design is perfect…I love the colors and the chain! Very, very lovely!!! :D

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks for the compliments, Ladies.

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