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About this design:

This set was donated to the South Country Educational Foundation for the annual fundraiser. They provide grants for teachers in the district I teach in.

The auction coordinator wants me to duplicate this for her if she does not win it!


costume glass "pearls" on clearance at the department store. bali silver spiral disc bead, sterling silver rounds

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:



  2. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Yum! what a wonderful color! I can see why she wants one! the Silver bead is beauty, too!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thanks, Lorrie! This is why I needed all those silver rounds. I love that silver bead. I bought all the website had left when they were selling out.

  4. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Yes, and if i recall, you very generously sent a few during the bead swap! :D

  5. Skittles mommy
    Skittles mommy says:

    Beautiful set! Dontcha just love clearance sales?

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Lovely spiral disc, gorgeous set!

  7. FaeryGoth Chick
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  8. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    I love it, Jeanne! Somebody is going to be a LUCKY owner!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    This is so elegant!! Somebody’s gonna be a winner of a really winning jewelry ensemble.

  10. Buster Browns MoM
    Buster Browns MoM says:

    this is really a beautiful set, I love the silver focal!!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thank you so much everyone!
    The “pearls” were $10 for about 5 feet, marked down from $50. Remember, this is a department store, so I wonder if anyone ever really paid that price. I also got a coppery strand. I’m getting plenty of mileage out of both!

  12. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Gorgeous set Jeanne, I love love it!!! What a great find on the pearls way to go! Have you decided if you are going to do the girls night out show? I looked it up and it looks like alot of fun and a lot of customers! But it is a high price!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thank you, Beth!!!

    I posted an update on the fresh pick – After much stress all day yesterday, I decided not to do it this year. I had too much to do in a very short time. I’m pretty sure I want to do it next year, but then I’ll have time to prepare.
    Thanks for asking.

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

    Jeanne that sounds like a good idea, then you can also save up for the fee and won’t hurt the budget so much!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Very elegant!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    exactly Beth ~ they’re going to have a comp ticket for me. I’m so afraid I’ll go and be upset I don’t have a booth. But I think it’ll be good to scope out the clientele and the competition.

    thank you, Alice!
    I had someone interested in this piece at a fair. But she wanted earrings. So I whipped up earrings and she went to get money and she never came back :(
    so frustrating…

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    oops – that comment was for “copper connection”.
    I think I need another cup of coffee LOL

    I just made this set yesterday.

  18. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Beautiful … love the disc beads. You’re the second person who has talked about getting beads from the sale bin at a department store. I’m going to have to start checking mine. Seems like a great source.

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Every so often you do find a treasure!
    I love yard and estate sales too!

  20. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Wow! This is gorgeous! ;)

  21. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    This is soooo nice!!! I love the silver beads and they are so well mixed with the “pearls”!!

  22. karen blasdel
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  23. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Love it. Whoever wins it is very lucky!

  24. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    What a beautiful set, Jeanne! I love the design, colors, and those fab spiral beads!!! Someone is going to be a very lucky winner….. :D

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