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Long Sleek Black Onyx & Agate


About this design:

My girl friend wanted a necklace to wear with a black suit. She wanted it to be long and fantastic she said. What do I know (well I know I can do long) she also specified black/white. She mostly wears yellow gold jewelry but some silver also. I tried to give her the best of both metals without going overboard. Laying on the table this necklace measures approximately 17 inches and the silver chain measures about 11 1/2 inches.

Components:

Black Onyx, Black Agate, Pearly white glass pearls, lacy open work fancy silver balls, silver spacer daisys, antique golden rondells, silver seed beads between the pearls and silver {to keep it less likely to get scratched), silver double cable chain and silver clasp.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Love the combination of beads, fabulous design, love it!

  2. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    This is lovely Ms Faith! I love your design and I’m sure your friend will love it!!! ;)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Fabulous design Faith I love it and sure your friend will!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Beautiful design, Faith! I love the way you combined the 2 metals!

  5. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Faith this is stunning, love the mix of the 2 metals!! Your friend is going to love it!!

  6. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Very classy. I bet your friend loves it.

  7. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Beautiful! What a great friend you are!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Thank you Betty, Beth, Jeanne, Karen, and Linda T.
    I appreciate the nice complements. I haven’t made anything for a while. I’m so bad. So many gems I have now. Oh my!!! ;) She loved it.

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Her excitement was a great satisfaction :P !!!

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Faith! Your design is fabulous! I love your bead combo! Woo Hoo! Your friend is a lucky gal! :D

  11. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Faith, this is definitely fantastic!!! Love the design and the way you incorporated both metals into your wonderful design! Great job — your friend is sure to love this!!! :D

  12. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    You done a wonderful job!! your friend will love it.

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