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  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Festive”:
    “Love the bright colors! A party for your wrist!…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “River Stones”:
    “Gorgeous! The colors are so serene and restful.…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Thanks guys! Becky, I'm with you! More IS more, lol!…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thanks for the step by step! The photos really help, I was definitely trying to put…” read »

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    Tana R on “Gifted”:
    “I looked at the time on my message, it's not really 2:46 am! It's still the…” read »

  • Tana R
    Tana R on “Gifted”:
    “Very groovy, Annie! I have to ask, is it choker style? I imagined campfire and guitar…” read »

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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 »

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    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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    “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 »

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

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

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

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

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

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

GOLDEN TURQUOISE


About this design:

I love turquoise. That is my favorite semi precious stone and the blue is my favorite color. I love to mix different kind of materials in my creations and I added a bow in combination with the small beads. Hope you enjoy this one.

Components:

Turquoise dyed Howlite and amber Zwarovski crystals.



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Ivonne, this is very pretty! The bow gives it a super feminine edge.

  2. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    It’s lovely, Ivonne! I love the bow!

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

    Ivonne, this is lovely! Love your color combo and the bow is adorable! You could probably turn the bow to different positions for wearing the necklace depending on your mood and the neckline of your top.

  4. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    simply wonderful, Ivonne! Love the offset bow – of course, I’m too clutzy to tie it so nicely! Great job!

  5. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    This is delicate!! I like the colors and the arrangement! :-)

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Gorgeous colour combination :)

  7. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Sue, you could always ask Bob to tie it for you. ROTFLOL If he’s anything like MY Bob, fuggetaboudit!!! You’d be better off asking Bandit (your dog) or Misha (your cat) to do the honors. ;-)

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Wow! The design is fabulous! Love the bow!
    And like Lynn said – so versatile, depending on what you’re wearing.

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    K H says:

    Lovely necklace. The bow is cute in the picture, but for those of us who worry about the practicality, how about a nice piece of gold or copper filigree? I store all my pieces in ziploc bags, so the ribbon would probably get smushed beyond recognition.

  10. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    The filigree would be a nice alternative to the bow — I know some women who aren’t “bow” people. Would it be possible to construct the necklace in such a way that it could be worn with the bow or with a piece of filigree, thereby giving the wearer more versatility?

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    K H says:

    If you had a standard closure at the back and then came down about 1/4 on one side and 3/4 on the other side and finished the ends with wire guardians, the you could add the filigree or bow with jump rings. It would take a pair of pliers to make the switch, but it is do-able.

  12. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Ivonne, I love the simplicity of your design and, of course, turquoise is always perfect!! :-D

  13. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    What if, instead of jump rings, you used lobster clasps? Then you could just interchange them by “clipping” them off and on. :D

  14. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Great tip, Lynn! I love the piece and all the ideas about how to use with or without the bow. I like the flirty little bow, but ribbons get messed up and being able to change them out is a nice option. ;)
    Ivonne, I like the way you used your turquoise beads in a simple and clean presentation. Sometimes the beads are just this pretty. :-)

  15. Deborah
    Deborah says:

    Very pretty Ivonne. I like the beads in combination with the crystals and the bow.Very pretty!

  16. IVONNE R
    IVONNE R says:

    Thank your for the comments girls. I am continue learning from all of you.

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