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Butterfly Necklace


About this design:

This is what I made at work today :P

Components:

butterfly charms, Carnelian, Mandarin Sardonyx, Mookaite, orange/yellow/white pendant, silver chain and findings

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  1. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Wow! This is really cool!!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    WOW Diane this is stunning love it onto omy favs!

  3. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Thanks Alice and Ravin :) It only cost 12 to make so that made my day even better

  4. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Woot! Can’t beat that!! :D

  5. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Wow, I really like this. And the name suits it perfectly.

    I wish my boss wouldn’t mind if I made jewelry at work. LOL! SLS

  6. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Diane, this is gorgeous! Love your stone choices and all those butterflies! ;)

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Must be tough to have a job where you can put together great looking jewelry. Love the color and style. :)

  8. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    This is wonderful. Love this!

  9. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    I want a job where I can make beautiful jewelry like this!!!

  10. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    This is gorgeous. I love the pendant and the Carnelian works beautifully with the chain. And I love the butterfly charms. You used just the right amount. Into my faves!

  11. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Diane this is gorgeous, I love every thing about this piece! A fav!!

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    Diane! I love this!! Glad to see your things again, I always get inspired!! :)

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

    I love it Diane lovely!

  14. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Oh I like this and how neat are those butterfly’s.And to get to make a work must be fun…

  15. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Thanks everyone :) I made the sandollar one at home. Once in a while when we’re not so busy I get to create at work. Don’t think that will last very long though :) Miss you all!

  16. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Absolutely wonderful !! Love it!

  17. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Thank you! I love the carnelian bracelet you made. The intertwining strand really made it interesting and very delicate. Loved it!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Very pretty.

  19. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    Love it!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    This is gorgeous; love the mixture of stone and disks! The way you added the butterflies is just perfect! Love it, a favorite!

  21. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    GORGEOUS! FABULICIOUS!

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