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Jade Shell for Mom


About this design:

I made this one for my mom. I got the shell focal at my local bead store about a year ago. The green beads are from several strands of mixed beads that I got from Lima Beads and so I don't know what they are or if they are jade or not. The lighter greens look like they could be new jade. The copper/pinkish colored beads are Czech glass beads from Hobby Lobby. The brass components are from LB too.

Components:

Green clam shell focal bead. Various colors of green faceted and round beads from mixed stone strands from LB. Capri Gold Czech glass 2 and 6 mm faceted beads from Hobby Lobby. Brass findings and figure eights..one opened to make the clasp from LB.

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  1. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Love the focal bead and all the greens! Does your squirrel friend know that he’s not fooling anyone….?

  2. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    He does! My MIL gave that to me. We had a salesman come to the door one day and after trying to sell us something, asked if he could take a picture of it. Thank you NY Bella!

  3. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    This is really pretty I love that green shell I bet your Mom loves it!

  4. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Thank you Stormy. She does love it! I gave it to her tonight.

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

    What a fantastic set — love that shell, Tara! Your model is very cute…. :D

  6. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    What a beautiful necklace… and what a special gift !!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Beautiful necklace!

  8. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Lovely. The clamshell bead is gorgeous, and I really like all the beads you chose to set it off. Fabulous.

  9. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Tara, this set is fabulous! The pendant rocks! Your mother is sure to love it! :D

  10. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Thank you Lynn, Violet, Alice, Linda and Martha. Mom loves the set. Lynn, the model not only has a beak strapped to his face, but has wings strapped to his back with his tail sticking out. He’s really quite the seed manipulator. Somehow, I don’t think the birds are fooled by him either though! ;)

  11. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Another beauty Tara!!!

  12. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Love it Tara!

  13. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This is such a pretty set…love that shell bead. SLS

  14. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Oh I really like the shell. your mom will love it i’m sure.

  15. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Thank you Karen, Alasse, Shannon, and Lynn. Mom does love it!

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