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    dolllady aka Pam on “Easy Does It”:
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    dolllady aka Pam on “Finally”:
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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Finally”:
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Blue Moon


About this design:

I wanted to do something with the metal disks, so this design was created. I didn’t have a chain ready at hand so I joined jumprings together and created the chain.

Components:

Lapis, Azurite-Malachite, Metal disk, 5mm Jumprings, Metal clasp, Craft wire

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    Orchid Betty says:

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  2. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Oh Betty this is beautiful!!! I love your design and the metal disks are awesome and I like the asymetrical love it !!!

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    Waterfall says:

    Beautiful

  4. Violet
    Violet says:

    I like this a lot, Betty !!!!
    I love the discs, and the beautiful blues, and greens of the stones you picked
    highlight them perfectly !!!!!

  5. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Very beautiful betty I love the discs and you beads love the chain! Wonderful!

  6. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Betty, This is so beautiful!! I love lapis and malachite together, and they look so great with the silver discs. Great idea to use jumprings for the chain!!!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Beth, Waterfall, Violet, Stormy and Karen for your lovely comments!

  8. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Wow! You made your own chain ~ I am impressed. And the set is gorgeous. The silver discs really stand out and the Lapis/Azurite-Malachite beads really set it/them off.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Betty this is so beautiful love the design!

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Betty this is exquisite! The discs rock! And your chain is to die for! Love, love, love it! :D

  11. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow this is really pretty!!!!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Linda, Alice, Martha and Lynn for the compliments!

  13. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    Oh my, Betty! Gorgeous!!

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

    Betty, this set is simply amazing!!! I love the colors, design, those fabulous discs, and your chain is stunning! :D

  15. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    Very pretty!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Shanti, Lynn Eileen and Mahala for your nice comments!

  17. Joyce M
    Joyce M says:

    This is so pretty! Great set!

  18. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This is a beautiful set. Very creative use of jump rings! SLS

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Joyce and Shannon for your nice comments!

  20. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Beautiful job!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thank you Lorrie

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