The Easter Egg Hunt 2014 is on!Find eggs, win prizes! It's fun!
The Design Gallery

Follow along with step-by-step beading projects and share your designs with beaders around the world—it’s quick & easy!

Chatter

besos del sol


About this design:

Today is a gorgeous sunny day! Spring is right around the corner. This necklace was inspired by sunshine and girasols. :)

Components:

yellow smoky quartz nuggets from LB, green garnet chips, antique brass plated chain from LB, smoky quartz faceted rice beads from LB, imitation pearls, Labradorite pendant, antique brass spacers and findings, Vintaj magnolia bead caps & filigree wreaths, Green Girl Studios sunflower clasp.



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Martha, This is stunning. Love the fresh spring colors!!

  2. No Photo
    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This is absolutely gorgeous, Martha! I love the design and the colors! :D

  3. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Great design!! I wish I could feel the spring here!!

  4. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Gorgeous colors and design, Martha! Definitely has a “Spring” feeling to it! :D

  5. gggailggg
    gggailggg says:

    This is beautiful. Spring is definitely in the air.

  6. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    OMG I love it, this is a stunning necklace. I sure cant wait till spring. :)

  7. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    I absolutely adore this necklace and let me tell you ladies the picture just does not do it justice. It is gorgeous in person! I would love to make something like this too!

  8. No Photo
    love to bead aka Donna says:

    Every bit of this necklace is fabulous. Love it

  9. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Gorgeous design!

  10. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Martha, what a beautiful design! Love it!

  11. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    This is beautiful, Martha! Love the title, too ;)

  12. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Wonderful and innovative.

  13. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Martha, I love this one! So pretty and such a nice combo of everything you put together … as I told Wenche recently … it just ‘sings’! And sounds like Dawn has seen it in person and can attest to the fact that it’s even prettier in person … wow, hard to believe that! SLS

  14. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Martha, this necklace is off the hook! I L-O-V-E it! I love the colors and how everything is in the right place at the right time. It’s gorgeous and exquisite dear beading sister! Great job! To quote Billy Crystal “you look marvelous!” and most certainly will when you are wearing this beauty out. Thanks for sharing.

  15. OneOfAKindJewels4u
    OneOfAKindJewels4u says:

    GORGEOUS!!!!!! You are definetely a great designer. Ty for sharing with us.

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

    adding to the acclaim – Martha, this is beautiful! Wonderful necklace

  17. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    This one really speaks girls! I thought I heard the necklace say to me take me home! Put me on your neck! Had I tried that I am sure Martha would have stuck me in the bouncy thing and had the pumpkins jump on me! IT really is a grat piece!

  18. No Photo
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Great design Martha!

  19. Lyric Chick aka Bev
    Lyric Chick aka Bev says:

    Simply incredible!! It just WORKS! I’m inspired!

  20. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thank you, Darling Chickies! Your lovely words fill my heart with pearls of joy! :D

    Dawn – HA! You crack me up, my friend! The pumpkins do love that inflatable “bouncy” thing. I promise never to throw you in there with them. ;)

  21. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    OK, now I am ROTFLOL at the thought of Dawn bouncing with your pumpkins, Martha!!! :D :D :D

  22. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Wow – what a stunning piece! Love the subtle colors, and wonderful design! :D

  23. No Photo
    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    What a beauty, Martha! I love the Vintaj mixed in, too! Perfect!

  24. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thank you, Sue and Lynda! :D

  25. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    The trouble with coming in late in a conversation is that all the good adjectives are already used :( but I want you to know that I think this necklace is marvelous! It is sooooo much more than the sum of its parts.

  26. Steph
    Steph says:

    Love it great job.

  27. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Muchas gracias, Eeka and Steph! :D

  28. A Juneau
    A Juneau says:

    This is BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  29. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thank you, A. Juneau! :D

  30. Krystone Jewelry
    Krystone Jewelry says:

    Beautiful!:)

Add your thoughts!

  1. No Photo
    YOU say:

    Sign up for a Lima account to comment—it's quick and free!

    Already have an account? Just log in.