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About this design:

This pattern comes from a fun fashion piece I got, but it was copper and plastic. The copper turned my neck black, but I challenged myself to make something similar with real stones...
Just added the original to the pictures. What do yiou think of my reproduction?

Components:

Red Aventurine, Carnelian, Green Garnet, Olive Crystal tubes, silver chain and findings

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    K H says:

    Very cool!!! :) I know what you mean about cheap pieces – some are cute, but they either fall apart, turn colors or cause rashes! :( I am glad that you were able to re-create this piece from good quality materials! :)

  2. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Wow! This is gorgeous! Love it!

  3. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Oh this is pretty, and nice stones too..

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    wow!
    such a lot of work!
    beautiful!

    Isn’t it great that someone does make the cheap stuff to inspire us?

  5. L Richards
    L Richards says:

    Just added a picture of the original to the other pictures. What do you think of my reproduction?

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    K H says:

    I like yours better – it’s got more artistic flair and is more colorful than the original! :)

  7. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    I really like this … how great you were able to make a piece that was so much higher quality than the original! The colors of your new one are yummy too!! SLS

  8. Wishing Stone
    Wishing Stone says:

    A fav

  9. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Very cool design!!

  10. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    great design

  11. Kathryn Lobert
    Kathryn Lobert says:

    Yes, I am inspired!! Love it!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Your interpretation is so much prettier than the original. Love the stones.

  13. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    I love it great job!!

  14. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Gorgeous love it, what a fantastic design and I love the colors!!

  15. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    I have taken to just taking pictures of cheap jewelry with my phone (shh!) instead of buying the piece, so I can use the picture as inspiration. I really like your interpretation of the piece, but now I want some limeade and oranges. :)

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

    Lauri, your re-creation is so much better than the original necklace! Fab design and colors! :D

  17. Mahala93 RockChick
    Mahala93 RockChick says:

    WOW! This is very cool. My two fav colors!

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    shimmer chick says:

    very nice. love your beadwork.

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