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    wellsdalakaJulie on “River Stones”:
    “This looks so peaceful and lovely, with all the elements in perfect balance.…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “River Stones”:
    “The stones are gorgeous whatever name they go by! I like your choice of smokey quartz…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thank you LRC! I am anxious to try out your instructions. They are…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “River Stones”:
    “Yes, I believe it is the same stone, just a different name.…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Well rats! I goofed setting this whole thing up. That's what happens when you…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “River Stones”:
    “Love the soft muted colors! It looks like the pendant and the Wild Horse Jasper…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow! This is wonderful. Love these necklaces and tiger eye is a favourite of…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall?”:
    “I too love the bracelets you keep coming up with - you definitely have a wonderful…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I love the soft muted colours - so serene and relaxing. Beautiful design!…” read »

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    Maggies Mom on “I took a Class”:
    “Amazing! Can't believe this is your first time weaving! I am very impressed!…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall Tones”:
    “I love this colour mixture and the design is so appealing - very nice.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Beautiful Gail! I agree the turtles are such a cute addition.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Gifted”:
    “Thank you - still lots of wood beads left to play with.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “I took a Class”:
    “Thanks ladies. It was fun, but intense. Kept repeating the mantra: single up…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Gorgeous!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
    “Love the weaving! Must have been a blast! :) …” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

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    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Key boards and computers are not trustworthy..... they are electronic devices with minds of their own. Now…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
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    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank You ladies!…” read »

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    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I love copper and you really are the master.…” read »

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    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

  • 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 »

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    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 »

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

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

Bold & Classic


About this design:

A simple design that I enjoy wearing, but I was a bit deceived with the colour of my SW pearls when I got them. I find them a bit on the yellow side (1st picture= actual colour), might have to change them for whiter ones...

Components:

Sterling silver chain and clasp, SW 16mm pearls and pendant

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    I’m the first! To get to tell you how fabulous this is :)

  2. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Thank you MoonBell, luv your name btw! :)

  3. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Johanne, this is a beautiful necklace design! Be sure to let us know what you decide about the pearls. I think the necklace will look great either way! :D

  4. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is a beautiful piece!

  5. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Thanks Lynn :) I have found some white FW pearls 14mm, so I will change them, as soon as I get my order ;) These were supposed to be cream colored but they are glass pearls not SW actually, must be why the colour was deceiving.

  6. Bead-itudes
    Bead-itudes says:

    Change them if you must – but I think it looks great just like this. Why change it – just make a new one with the white pearls when they come – and sell this one?

  7. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    I agree with Bead-itudes you can keep this one and make another with the white pearl! Beautiful design!

  8. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous! :D

  9. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I love it … to me the pearls look more like peach, which is a color I love. I’d keep it.

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    Reet says:

    Love this bold and classic necklace!

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    K H says:

    LOVE the design!!!!! I too would keep this one just as is. These pearls give the piece an antique look, so I think it could be worn for dress, business or casual. I would also do one in white pearls, but probably save it for dressy or formal occasions. :)

  12. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Johanne, this necklace is gorgeous and quite exquisite. I had to put it into my favorite file for sure. It is just so elegant and rich looking and think of the possibilities you can do with this one design. Thanks for sharing.

  13. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is beautiful, so elegant!!!! :)

  14. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Thank you my beading friends for your comments, I might just have to make another one now :)

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    I really hope you do, Johanne! I love this one just as it is, it’s such a perfect and elegant design. It would be equally lovely with white pearls! :D

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