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Raku Glazed Ceramic Pendant --SOLD!


About this design:

This ceramic donut pendant was glazed by me with a raku glaze, fired in a kiln, and then put in a small fire pit. After the residue was removed, I had a gorgeous glazed pendant! I added a silk ribbon in a beautiful shade of turquoise to pick up some of that shade in the pendant's colors. Three small brass jump rings accent the lark's head knot.

Components:

Raku glazed ceramic donut pendant; Silk ribbon; Vintaj brass textured jump rings

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  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    OK, here’s the rest of the story! I was showing this to my BFF at lunch last week and one of the restaurant’s managers came over to say “hello” to us. He saw several of my ceramic pieces and asked me for more details — had I made them, did I sell them, how much? He bought this one for his wife’s birthday next week!!! :D :D :D I was (and still am) sooooooo excited!!! :D

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Neat looking pendant, Lynn. I love anything in raku and this no exception. :)

  3. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks so much, Nancy! Raku is so much fun to create!!! :D

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Now that’s the kind of story we all enjoy. Congratulations on the sale and many more!

  5. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks again, Nancy! I love a happy ending….. 8)

  6. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    What a beautiful pendant Lynn!! Congrats on your sale!!!

  7. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Oh Lynn I love this I been reading about Raku, I was going to try it one of these day’s… But your pendant is wonderful,, you will have to give me lessons…..

  8. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Oh I forgot, congrats on the sale :)

  9. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks, Karen & Lynn! I’ve done a lot of pieces with the raku glazes and I never know what they’ll look like until I clean them off after firing and “firing.” ;)

  10. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Lynn Eileen … congrats on the sale, what a great story and beautiful pendant!!! SLS

  11. L Richards
    L Richards says:

    Lynn, the brass rings added above the knot is a great accent. The whole piece is beautiful.

  12. Classy Chick JbyJill
    Classy Chick JbyJill says:

    Beautiful!! So glad it sold $$$

  13. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks a lot, Shannon, Lauri, & Jill! :D

  14. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    What can I say to you re: your pendant that the other chickies haven’t already said. But it is a gorgeous pendant that you made and you’re right in that the turquoise ribbon brings out the colors of the pendant. I’m excited for your sale too. Way to go Lynn! Great job!

  15. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks so much, Carol! :D

    It’s funny, I’ve heard other beaders talk about someone buying their designs right off of their necks/wrists, but never off of their restaurant table…..LOL 8O

  16. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    It is beautiful Lynn! I want one. I love what you did with the rings..the ribbon, and everything. Congratulations for selling it so quick!

  17. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks, Tara! I’m so happy you like it so much! :D I still can’t believe it sold so quickly! 8O

  18. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Congratulations, Lynn! What a stunning pendant! Just gorgeous!

  19. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Debra, thank you very much! :D

  20. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    THis is so beautiful Lynn! I am so happy for you that you were able to sell it, that lady’s birthday will be wonderful when she opens her gift :-)

  21. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thank you, dear Sarah! I can’t wait to find out her reaction! :D

  22. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Gorgeous , Lynn, I love it !!!
    And congrats on the sale… I’m sure she will love it !!!

  23. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Sweet Violet, thanks so much! Her hubby said it’s “her style” — should be a hit with her! :D

    Guess what, Violet? Tonight I learned how to twist wire and actually got some twisted — now I can FINALLY work on that ring design….. :D

  24. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    That’s great Lynn, I can’t wait to see how you do with the ring…
    The silver ring is going to be in the October issue of Bead Trends… I’m so
    excited !!!

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

    Great news, Lynn, gorgeous pendant!

  26. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Lynn congrats on your sale of this goregous necklace!!! Your pendant is fabulous and I love it with the silk ribbon!!!! :)

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Lynn! How exciting! Congrats on the “instant sale”! I hope you had business cards with you.

    Your pendant is just beautiful! The silk ribbon and brass highlight it beautifully!

  28. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Conrats oin the sale and this lovely donut pendant! You have a kiln Lynn! I am so jelouse!
    I did ceramics for years but had to give it up because of allergies. Way to go Lynn!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Lynn good morning :P ! I went to bed about 3:30am and got up about 8:30am: (singing) “And what to my wondering eyes did appear? A vision of loveliness did appear……etc.” This is such a pretty piece and no wonder it sold off your table.
    Congrats on that one. Girl you have to get with the program and share. You naughty naughty girl. No kidding this is a beauty and the green garnet brought me here.

  30. Debbi aka Sparkle Chick
    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    I love this story Lynn! The pendant is so beautiful; I’ve never heard of Raku. I guess I’m pretty out of it! I still can’t figure out wire!

    The silk ribbon is the perfect color to highlight the pendant. Congratulations Lynn on the sale and might I say, I’m not surprised it sold so quickly! It’s just lovely!

  31. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Lynn! Congratulations on your sale! This pendant is amazing! I can see why it sold. She is a lucky lady! ;) I love the jumprings you added as accents, they are the perfect touch! And the turquoise silk ribbon looks divine! Fabulous work, my friend! :D

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Woo Hoo!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations, Lynn. That is an awesome pendant and I know you are giddy with the sale. I’m so happy for you, and I LOVE the “bail” treatment!

  33. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Lynn, I am in awe of such talent-congrats on the beautiful creation and on the sale!

  34. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    Lynn, thanks for sharing that great story! I love the pendant, and your design is just right as the pendant takes centerstage. Congrats!!

  35. Dizzy Chick Lori Z
    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Congrats Lynn!!! I’m not surprised it sold so quickly – it’s gorgeous in it’s simplicity! I especially love the raku glaze on the donut, and the ribbon you chose to compliment it!

  36. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Wow, what a lot of wonderful comments for my raku glazed pendant! “Blush”

    Thanks so much, Susan, Beth, Jeanne, Dawn, Faith, Debbi, Martha, Lynda, Bella, Shanti, & Lori! :D

    All you wonderful ladies are sooooo good for my ego….. :D :D :D

  37. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Violet, congrats on being chosen for publication in “Bead Trends” — you certainly deserve it, especially for that amazing silver ring design!!! :D

    Jeanne, I always carry business cards in my purse, so I was prepared that day! I also enclose a business card or two with each order. 8)

    Dawn, I don’t have my own kiln, but my LBS does! They let you use it for a firing fee of $5 — no matter how many pieces you have to fire! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lynn, congrats on the sale and amazing story. Lovely piece that is!

  39. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks, Alice! :D

  40. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Exciting update: I saw the manager on Friday and he told me his wife absolutely LOVES her new necklace!!! Hooray!!! I had offered to change the silk ribbon & brass rings if she preferred something else or a different color, but she told him she loves it just the way it is!!! :D :D :D

  41. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Oh, and our waiter told me he is going to keep me in mind for his wife’s Christmas gift!!! :D

  42. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    You have got to frequent that restaurant frequently, Chicky Lee…..of COURSE she LOVED it!

  43. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks, Sandra! My BFF Marcie and I go there once a week to eat and talk, talk, talk — well, you get the picture! LOL 8)

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    P VanMeel says:

    Hello Lynn I am new here but have been browsing for about 6mnths now and your pendant really stands out! Congratulations!

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  45. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thank you so much, P VanMeel! Gorgeous flowers — thanks for sharing them! :D

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