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Broken Branch


About this design:

This design is named in honor of the pendant, the reason for the broken branch is because when I was getting ready to put everything together I dropped the pendant on the floor and it broke. I couldn't imagine throwing it away so I repaired it and decided that it would go into my jewelry stash.

I wire wrapped each of the agate and coral beads with Vintaj wire, then I attached all of the Czech beads on a jump ring to the wraps. I had it be creative with the bail to attach the pendant, I used two large jump rings and then a small size. I thought it needed something else to take away from all of the jump rings so I added several more at the pendant hole to add some character. I added a few Czech beads to the hook to add a bit more visually to the design.

Components:

Raku Clay pendant, Vintaj chain, Czech beads, Fancy Agate, green sponge coral.

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  1. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    This is a very pretty necklace. You did such a great job on it. I like how the stones you used match up with the color of the pendant. Thanks for sharing it today.

  2. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Oops. Forgot to mention that I was sorry that the pendant broke but honestly if you hadn’t said anything I wouldn’t have known. So glad you decided to make something with it anyway and I really think it came out great. Again, your color match is stunning. Smile.

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    Copper Penny says:

    Thank you very much Boston Lady. I really love the colors too!

  4. Gina P - Delta Chick
    Gina P - Delta Chick says:

    This necklace is totally gorgeous!

  5. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    It is a beautiful necklace! Sorry ’bout the pendant!

  6. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    I’m glad you kept this pendant, it is so pretty and I love the colors you have paired with it!!!

  7. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Lovely colors. Great necklace. Beautiful.

  8. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Great work. I really like the jumble of jumprings. maybe it leapt onto the floor so it wouldn’t have to leave you? Seriously, I didn’t notice the crack until after I read your comment.

  9. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Great design!

  10. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Such a lovely pendant and I am so sorry you broke it. I love the colors and think you did a great job repairing it. So glad you decided to use it anyway! I love trees and have several I want to work with. I hope you enjoy wearing the necklace.

  11. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Gorgeous … love the Raku pendant, and I’m glad you saved it. The other beads complement the pendant beautifully.

  12. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous design! :D Love it!

  13. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Glad you didn’t throw this beauty away !!!
    Great job , it’s beautiful !!

  14. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    oh so beautiful !!!

  15. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is wonderful, even if it has a broken arm, I would of done the same, I had made a pmc turtle onc eand I broke his leg off, and pmc is great for fixing I just had to add so pmc paste to attach, it worked, but you can see the crack, so now its mine.

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

    Love this! One of the prettiest pieces I have seen lately!

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