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Misterio del mar


About this design:

Once again inspired by the majestic sea.

Components:

Lampork glass pendant, Hill Tribes silver, fresh water pearls, Abalone, Swarovski crystal, sterling silver, etc.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Martha, once again you have impressed me with one of your gorgeous sea-themed designs! Love the design and the fabulous colors! Great pendant! :D

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

    WOW! Absolutely stunning necklace!

  3. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    I can’t get over the colors… haven’t even gotten around to drooling over the design yet!

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    Classy Chick JbyJill says:

    Martha~ this is very striking!!!

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    LOVE, LOVE the color palette, Martha, and the design is wonderful!

  6. Sandy S
    Sandy S says:

    Very enticing!

  7. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    WOW this necklace is amazing; love everything about it, fabulous design and color!

  8. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Martha, this necklace is off the hook! I love those blue coin pearls especially. Great, great job. You certainly have an eye for detail. Thanks so much for sharing tonight. Smile!

  9. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Stunning Martha, love this necklace!

  10. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Absolutely wondeful! I love the colors in this!!!! :-)

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Beautiful design, Martha! The dark blue pearls are gorgeous with the abalone and silver!

  12. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Stunning! I love the Lampwork bead and all the components you chose to use … it’s a beautiful piece.

  13. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Mmmm love the deep iridescent blue-purple in this necklace, especially with the abalone. Very mysterious! :)

  14. The Dud
    The Dud says:

    I lover everything about this necklace!

  15. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    I love the necklace, the design and the touch of silver. What a keeper and a beauty of a pick!

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    K H says:

    I love the colors!!! They are so classy that this necklace will go with just about any outfit!!!!

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    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Love the flow of this necklace, also the glass pendant is gorgeous. As another commented, the color palette is beautiful. Amazingly stunning!

  18. Claire C
    Claire C says:

    This is mermaid jewelry. Since I am a mermaid, I adore this creation. There are so many wonderful touches here, speaking of your love of the sea and your skill at capturing its mystery. The colors alone take my breathe away.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Martha this is stunning!!!

  20. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Ditto to all the above comments!! Congrats on such a beautiful piece!

  21. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    NY Bella beat me to the ‘ditto’! :) This is beautiful Martha. Those coin pearls are lovely and perfect!

    Not that it’s related, by my confirmation/saint name is Martha.

  22. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Ahhhhh, another sea-worthy creation by Martha! I love the focal and how you hung it, along with the color choice and flow of the other beads. It’s a winner!! SLS

  23. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thank you so much, Chickies! Your lovely comments fill my heart with pearls of joy! :D

    Cindy, wow! My mother said she was going to name me “Christina.” However, after I was born she changed her mind and named me “Martha.” :P

  24. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    great colors, great design!

  25. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Martha, You did an amazing job on this beauty!! I absolutely love the colors!!! Fave!!

  26. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thank you so much, Pam and Karen! :D

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    “Once again inspired by the majestic sea”…and once again magnificent!!! Martha, I love this as much as I loved the last one! You do such a wonderful job of drawing on the mysteries of the sea! :D

  28. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thank you, Deb! :D

  29. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    this is so great! Love the pendant and the little off set abalone. You always have a special little tuch that only you would think of!

  30. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is great Martha, everything goes so well together.

  31. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thank you, Kristi and Lynn! I sincerely appreciate your lovely comments! :D

  32. Marlene
    Marlene says:

    Very cool creation

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