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    S KatollakaSue on “Owl's Nest”:
    “It's a really beautiful piece. Love the colors and components, and am severely envious of your…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love that owl bar too! The beads you put with it are perfect!…” read »

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    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks kye! I found a site that sells Mag-Lok clasps for 1.99 and they…” read »

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    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
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    Annabel on “Owl's Nest”:
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    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
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    Moogie on “Owl's Nest”:
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    Maggies Mom on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Ditto! and a Fave!…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Owl's Nest”:
    “So cute. Beads are also pefect compliment to the bar. I love your chain and jump…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Owl's Nest”:
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  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Absolutely, positively stunning!! You have found the perfect beads to go with the darling bracelet…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Thanks, again! I am in total agreement about Rena over at Jewelry Making Journal...lots of…” read »

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    Kerrycasey1956 on “Paint Drops”:
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    Sophiebug on “All wrapped up...”:
    “I bow to your superior skills with wire! This is stunning, just so unique! Lots to…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Celestial Connection”:
    “This has an "other-worldly" look. The colors and balance are perfect. And the focal! Really beautiful.…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendant is drop dead gorgeous! The whole piece is lovely and the clasp! Very nice!…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Bronze Beauty”:
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    Moogie on “Bronze Beauty”:
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    Medieval Momma on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Wow! This is so amazing! I never would have thought of putting all this together but…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The beads look fabulous with your pendent! I know how difficult it can be to take…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Gorgeous pendant - what a wonderful job you have made with it. The filigree echoes…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Just gorgeous Moogie. Such a rich looking set. There is so much to look…” read »

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    Snnje B on “Bronze Beauty”:
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    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Oops!!! I meant to say bronze.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Beautiful set!I agree with Fresh Baked- I keep looking at the necklace and find something new…” read »

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    kye on “Earthy Mix”:
    “This is sooo beautiful! Love how the filigree compliments the detail in the pendant.…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Love that pendant! Very pretty.…” read »

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    Beadaholic1 on “Earthy Mix”:
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    Moogie on “Earthy Mix”:
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    beadinggma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Your work keeps getting more beautiful!!! The pendant is gorgeous and you have a knack…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “Bronze Beauty”:
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    Fresh Baked on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendent is beautiful! Looking forward to seeing more of your PC work.…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “Celestial Connection”:
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    S KatollakaSue on “Bronze Beauty”:
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    “Pendant, gorgeous. Beads, also. What really catches my attention is the clasp arrangement! It's really pretty…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Earthy Mix”:
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    dolllady aka Pam on “Earthy Mix”:
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Flowering Kyanite


About this design:

Another kyanite teardrop used! This one took almost 6 months to get from seedling to full bloom! Got the pendant wrapped, but didn't like anything I tried to do with it.

Components:

Kyanite, keishi pearls, seed pearls sterling silver

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  1. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Joyce, this is stunning!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Six months was obviously the perfect “growing period” for this fantastic creation, Joyce…I love it and it’s definitely a fave! :D

  3. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Gorgeous!!!

  4. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Beautiful! Love it!

  5. jewel  in NP
    jewel in NP says:

    You might not like where it started but I really love where you ended that is beautiful besides Kyanite is one of my fav stones you made it even more if thats possible

  6. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    This is very lovely I love what you did with the whole necklace!!!

  7. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    What a beauty this is. Love it:)

  8. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Love it! Right to my faves.

  9. Violet
    Violet says:

    It was worth the wait… this is gorgeous !!!!!

  10. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    I just love it, I love your creation!!!!

  11. Sonja
    Sonja says:

    Absolutely beautiful…yes stunning!!!

  12. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Fabulous wrap job Joyce!

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

    Joyce, this gorgeous pendant was definitely worth the wait! Your necklace is so delicate and feminine — love it! :D

  14. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Fabulous design! The pendant is amazing, too.

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    Reet says:

    Stunning pendant!

  16. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    WOW!! Stunning…straight to my faves!!! :-D

  17. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    Wow is right!! great job

  18. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Very pretty … I really like this. SLS

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Joyce gorgeous! 8O It was worth every minute you put into it. love this. :P

  20. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    This is absolutely fabulous!!! What an awesome way to use the keishi pearls!! SO WOW, INSTANT FAV!!! :)

  21. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    This is gorgeous!! I love this one!

  22. Joyce M
    Joyce M says:

    Thanks all! A goal lately has been to finish the started and stopped in frustration pieces! One down, many more to go.

  23. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    This is so delicate and beautiful! Breathtaking!

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