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  • 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 »

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

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    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 »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    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 »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “I took a Class”:
    “Thanks ladies. It was fun, but intense. Kept repeating the mantra: single up…” read »

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

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

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
    “Love the weaving! Must have been a blast! :) …” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

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

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

  • Medieval Momma
    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 »

  • Little Round Chick
    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 »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    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 »

  • 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 »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    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 »

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

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

  • Harmony on Strings
    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 »

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

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

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    R Fulton on “Summer sand dollar”:
    “Thanks so much for all the compliments!!…” read »

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    S Katoll on “I took a Class”:
    “It's a wonderful piece, and the wireweaving is amazing! I'm sure it represents a great…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “I took a Class”:
    “This necklace looks very complex for a beginner. But, you did a great job for the…” read »

Secret Garden


About this design:

This necklace design just happened by itself while I was playing with this beautiful metal flower and some stones waiting for my friends to arrive!
I loved those colors together and I had to do the necklace, then the bracelets and finally the earrings and this set was created!

Components:

Amethyst, Blue coral, Malachite, Fluorite, Lapis, metal focal flower and jumprings

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Here are a few more pictures

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    Orchid Betty says:

    A few more pictures

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  3. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Betty this is a very very pretty set!!! Love the colors and the flower is lovely!!

  4. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Betty, this is a beautiful set. Love the focal on the necklace and the bracelet is so cute.

    Your friends must have been very late if you had the time to do all this wire wrapping! LOL. SLS

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Beth and Shannon!
    I just planned the design while waiting and then did the wrapping later..

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely set Betty!

  7. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Betty, this is breathtaking! I love the beads and colors! And that flower is to die for! Love, love, love it! :D

  8. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    HAHAHA — I thought the same thing that Shannon did — Either your friends were really late or you work super-fast, Betty! Glad you cleared that up for me! 8O

    I love this entire set — the focal, the colors, & your designs! :D

  9. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    This is gorgeous, Betty!! I may have to ‘borrow’ this color combo too!! :-D

  10. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    This set is out of this world gorgeous! Where did you get the blue coral? I love the way you laid out the necklace not to mention the bracelet and earrings. It is stunning! Thank you for sharing your talent with us. Smile!

  11. Goldie H
    Goldie H says:

    Very pretty set! Everything is perfect!

  12. Bead-itudes
    Bead-itudes says:

    Love this Betty. It’s always surprising to me how some pieces just come to you and fall right into place and others we labor over till it satisfies us.

    Your color combination is very cool.
    BTW – I have a couple of lilies just like yours blooming in my yard right now. Cool pic on the flowers too….:>)

  13. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    absolutely love this set, beautiful combination of colors and chain

  14. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Betty what a beautiful set, love the idea of the additional chain, and the colors are wonderful!!! Great job!!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks ladies for your lovely comments!

  16. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Soo beautiful. I have a few blue coral beads left from another project – hmmmm, now let’s seeeeeeee!

  17. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    Nice mix of stones! I really like it!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Linda and Mahala!

  19. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Betty this is really nice..

  20. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Wowza!! This is such a fab set, and a fave! I’d love to know where to get blue coral as well, so pretty!! Anyhow, love this set, love the color combo, everything! Just awesome!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Lynn and Ravin!
    I bought the blue coral from a shop at the Gulf of Aqaba but you can order it from Fire Mountain Gems and bead site they have a variety of blue corals!

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