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  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “I took a Class”:
    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Fall?”:
    “You make the neatest bracelets. Wonderful work!…” read »

  • Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
    “Very, very pretty. So talented.…” read »

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    R Fulton on “Summer sand dollar”:
    “Thanks so much for all the compliments!!…” read »

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    S Katoll on “I took a Class”:
    “It's a wonderful piece, and the wireweaving is amazing! I'm sure it represents a great…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “I took a Class”:
    “This necklace looks very complex for a beginner. But, you did a great job for the…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Gifted”:
    “Pam is right! The necklace has a great ethnic vibe! The wood beads are highlighted by…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Wow, how beautiful! Great selection of stones. The colors are wonderful, and the caterpillar lends such…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall?”:
    “I love the flower, and agree with Gail that it looks like a C Koop piece.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is really beautiful. I love the tiger eye and the wonderful copper wirework. That tassle…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Gifted”:
    “Another oh, woooow piece!! I like the chartreuse (maybe yellow) with the wood. This…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “I took a Class”:
    “Oh woooow! This is so very pretty and looks so complicated for a group of…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “I took a Class”:
    “That musta been some class! Wow! I think your wirework is so exciting and beautiful!! It…” read »

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    Idania F on “Nature's Treasures”:
    “Gorgeous…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall Tones”:
    “Another terrific piece! I did miss seeing your little friend. The bail design is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Haha, yes, he matches.…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “This is absolutely gorgeous, even your little friend blends in nicely with the necklace. Is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Oh wow, that must have been my phone trying and failing to auto correct! It's citrine.…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank you! I am not usually very creative with bails, but a simple loop was just…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall?”:
    “I agree with Gail! I also love the acorn you made! I'd take bushels…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Fall Tones”:
    “I like your choice of stones to accompany the pendant, and the bail design.…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Hmmm ... I can't find anything on corrine.…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I had to look twice to see your little friend! :D I never heard of Corrine,…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I had to add a third picture that shows my little caterpillar friend that came to…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Tiger Eye”:
    “P. S. Thanks for the info on the red brass, I bought some and love it!…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I'm facinated by those loops too and have also wondered how you made them so perfect!…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Fall?”:
    “Love the bracelet! You did a great job on the flower, it looks like a C-Koop…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is a piece of artwork! How do you get your loops so perfect? …” read »

  • Creel U
    Creel U on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I like the washer. A bit of the not expected and strong.…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Ditto to all, and the asymmetry seems like you get two for the price of one!…” read »

  • Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow gorgeous piece !!…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I knew this was yours before I scrolled all the way down! I love tiger eye,…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow...this is fabulous. I love the dangle part in front. I love the asymmetry. I…” read »

  • RLMerder Designs
    RLMerder Designs on “Vintage Green Sparkle Necklace”:
    “So simple and pretty…” read »

  • RLMerder Designs
    RLMerder Designs on “A Bit of Boho”:
    “This just makes me want to bead - I absolutely love this design :) …” read »

Kate's Surprise


About this design:

My little niece inspired this necklace and now wears it. I love it on her since it brings out her blue eyes and fits well. Her dress echos the black touches in the necklace. I enclosed the second necklace I recently sent her, but have no report back as yet.

Components:

Malachite, Black Onyx, and silver plated beads with imported decorative center bead. Second photo is dyed jade, pink pearls, and stainless pendant.

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    She’s adorable, and the necklaces are both very pretty.

  2. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    what a sweetheart your necklaces look wonderful! I’m sure she loves the flower one too!!!!

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    Beadazzled says:

    who can get past those beautiful eyes to look at the necklace….

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Beautiful necklace and she is adorable!

  5. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Both necklaces are wonderful, and your neice is adorable. That necklace does go well with the dress.

  6. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    What a beautiful little girl! :D She models that beautiful necklace perfectly!

  7. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Very pretty and what a cute sweetheart! She looks divine :-) and so does the necklace!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    What a gorgeous little model you have! She’s beautiful, and so are the necklaces you made for her. She’s a lucky little girl to have such a loving aunt! :D

  9. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    What a cutie! I bet she loves her Auntie Claire for sending her such beautiful gifts!

  10. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Pretty necklace and a cutie pie of a niece!

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

    Not sure which is prettier — your niece or those necklaces! OK — it’s a tie! :D

  12. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Ditto what everyone else said. I bet she’d look great in something Montana blue, too…

  13. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    beautiful creation on a beautiful lil’ girl :)

  14. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Just too cute!

  15. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    S cute, they look good together.

  16. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    Can’t decide which one is cuter!!!!!!!!!!!

  17. Della S
    Della S says:

    She will be showing that one off to all her little friends at school, they will ALL be wanting one, better get ready Auntie Claire!! :-)

  18. Cecilia-Gems of Heaven
    Cecilia-Gems of Heaven says:

    Her eyes are beautiful and she looks so very cute with her necklace.

  19. Claire C
    Claire C says:

    Thank you for your responses. ( Della, I think you are on to something. A new idea for a charitable fundraiser. Little girls get necklaces, soldiers get care packages, and I get a charity deduction. Everyone’s happy.

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