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    wellsdalakaJulie on “River Stones”:
    “This looks so peaceful and lovely, with all the elements in perfect balance.…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “River Stones”:
    “The stones are gorgeous whatever name they go by! I like your choice of smokey quartz…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thank you LRC! I am anxious to try out your instructions. They are…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “River Stones”:
    “Yes, I believe it is the same stone, just a different name.…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Well rats! I goofed setting this whole thing up. That's what happens when you…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “River Stones”:
    “Love the soft muted colors! It looks like the pendant and the Wild Horse Jasper…” read »

  • 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 »

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

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    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 »

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

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

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    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 »

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

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    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 »

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

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    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 »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

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

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    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 »

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

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

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    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 »

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    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 »

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

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

Serenity


About this design:

I wanted a soft simple necklace that I can use any time, so I chose some clear stones that I liked and added thin sterling silver chain between them!

Components:

Aquamarine round, Aquamarine Faceted Nugget, Quartz, Jade, Rose Quartz, [Brazilian white stone maybe some kind of quartz], sterling silver chain and wire

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Betty this is soo pretty, I love the soft colors with the silver chain!

  2. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    This is lovely. You achieved your goal ~ I really love the softness of the bead colors.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Beth and Linda

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Betty this is lovely!

  5. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Betty this is such a pretty necklace!! Love your soft color choices!!

  6. Skittles mommy
    Skittles mommy says:

    Pretty!

  7. Jamie Marie
    Jamie Marie says:

    I love dainty, pretty necklaces like this :)

  8. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Betty, this is absolutely gorgeous! :D Love it!

  9. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Betty, this is such a lovely necklace. Very light and airy yet stunning at the same time. I truly love it and it is definitely a favorite. Great job! Thanks for sharing.

  10. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Betty this is so pretty, and has a airy feel..

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks ladies for the nice comments!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    I love your soft, feminine design, Betty! The colors are lovely with the silver chain. So dainty, perfect for an adult or a child!! 8)

  13. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This really is nice, and you are right, so wearable with many outfits!! PRETTY!! SLS

  14. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Betty, this is so soft and pretty…I love the choice of chain that you’ve used!! :-D

  15. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    I love this too! As in this case less is more and it works out splendidly!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks ladies for your lovely comments!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    This would again be good for Florida heat and humidity. I love the soft colors. So very pretty.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thank you Faith

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Hello Miss Orchid Betty!! :P I love all your creations. I haven’t been here much lately so I am afraid I have to go back to peer at everyone’s creations and make a lump sum comment sometimes or I will never get caught up. I haven’t even been able to communicate with a live person much lately. :( I’ll try to do better ;) :)

  20. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    Lovely i would so wear this!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thank you Mahala

  22. Nancy C reads-a-lot
    Nancy C reads-a-lot says:

    Sweet! And entirely ‘usable’ for many occasions since neither the colors nor design are intrusive. Nice job. :)

  23. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    I like the softness in this necklace! Very sweet too!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Nancy and Wenche for your comments

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    D Blake says:

    This is soo pretty! Very simple and soothing, too. Great job. :)

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thank you D Blake for your comment

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I agree with Dawn (and everyone else)
    Less is more – this is such a soft pretty necklace, Betty!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thank you Jeannes

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