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SUNRISE


About this design:

I saw a piece in a magazine called to the moon and I really liked it, I decided since I didn't have a moon pendant I would do a sun version. I'm really unsure of my version and could use some feedback and ideas if you have any. thanks, cindy

Components:

tibetan sun pendant, lavender cross pearls, goldstone beads, light amythist sw crystal rondells

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  1. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    I like it!

  2. jewel  in NP
    jewel in NP says:

    I really like it I think its quite beautiful. I love the way the cross pearls give it texture & bring it to life. keep those great designs coming

  3. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    I like it too. Honestly I wouldn’t have thought to use those crosses but they really do look great.

  4. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Cindy, you make some amazing designs! I love the pendant. but i am not sure, maybe i think the pearls are not right for this design. Dont give up, once you are happy I am sure this will be spectacular!

  5. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    i think all you need to do is even your pearls so there is a balance to your piece the colors are fine and the pendant is awesome just fix the pearls!!!! Hugs! your SIS D

  6. Buster Browns MoM
    Buster Browns MoM says:

    Thanks to you all, your feedback really helps alot… :-)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Look good to me!

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    Love it! The pearls grabbed my attention right off!! This piece is fantastic :)

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Nice design, and I love that pendant! The only thing I might change would maybe be the pearls, but I’m not sure what I would use in their place. I’d hav to think about that one. :)

  10. Buster Browns MoM
    Buster Browns MoM says:

    Thanks ladies, I think I’ve decided to use the pearl crosses but to pick out the smallest ones I have, that way they will be in better balance with the other beads. If that doesn’t work then I’ll try it without. I just don’t want to spend a month on it like I did the Lapis one, that necklace was taken apart and redone I don’t know how many times!!!

  11. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    One word for you: GORGEOUS! 8O

  12. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    I liked the pearls with it. You’ll have to show it to us with the smaller ones if you decide to change it. SLS

  13. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Love it!

  14. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is really neat, love the combo of the beads.

  15. Jewelologie - Jackie
    Jewelologie - Jackie says:

    I love the cross pearls. What a unique way to use them!

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