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Botswana Bounty


About this design:

I love agates, and Botswana is one of my faves. There are beautiful creamy swirls folded into the stone - like watching flowers sinking beneath the water in a waveless pond. I made this to sell, but since I've worn it at least half a dozen times, I suppose I could no longer pass it off as "new." :-)

Components:

Botswana Agate, sterling silver with a few glass seed beads thrown in for spacing



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Beautiful stones! Lovely design, LAshe

  2. LAshe
    LAshe says:

    Thank you Chicky Suz!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Very beautiful design LAshe!
    Great stones!

  4. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    This is gorgeous. I love the Botswana Agate; it’s rapidly becoming one of my favorite stones. Beautiful design.

  5. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is very pretty!!!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This is fantastic…those Botswana agates are to die for!
    Awesome design! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    LAshe welcomre to the design Galeery this is fabulous lookng foward in seeing more designs from you!

  8. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Gorgeous necklace I love the botswana, creamy and beautiful colors! Welcome to the LB gallery!

  9. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    stunning necklace!

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    I love your Botswana necklace! ;)

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Beautiful Botswana Agate, I love the way you designed this necklace, gorgeous, love it!

  12. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    This is a gorgeous design, love the Botswana Agate. Welcome to the gallery, I have enjoyed looking at your designs, hope to see more!!

  13. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    WOW….WOWEE….WOPPEEE…..this is spectacular!! Love your description of it as well!! :-D

  14. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Innovative pendant cluster, beautiful stones, great background – I love it all! Thanks for sharing it with us.

  15. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    This is spectacular, into my favs…your other latest post are beautiful as well… Like Karen said, welcome aboard !!!! :)

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

    Lynne, this design is gorgeous! I love Botswana agate and its many shades! :D

  17. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    I love you piece that is my favorite color of bosnia agate it is not all that available….i love love love it!

  18. Joyce M
    Joyce M says:

    Love this one!!! The botswana agate pieces are fantastic! Very very pretty design with the drops between the “petals”!

  19. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    such an unusual and cool design! I love it!

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