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

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

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

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    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 »

  • Tana R
    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 »

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

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

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

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

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    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 »

  • Little Round Chick
    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 »

  • Little Round Chick
    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 »

  • Little Round Chick
    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 »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “It's funny because when I type my son's name it always changes it to "sidenote" or…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank You ladies!…” read »

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

Crimson and Clover


About this design:

I love gemstones and these are some others that I'd had in reserve for a while -- large laser cut faceted Garnet with HUGE laser cut faceted Honey Citrines. The smaller stones are Tundra Sapphires wired in little 'scallop' shapes between the angular triangular shapes of the link gold chain.

It was a fun necklace to make and even more fun to wear! A little tricky to get all the tiny jump rings to line up and hold everything together, but finally got it just right and it lays nicely on the neck.

Components:

See above.

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous, Shannon! 8O What an amazing array of stones. Absolutely exquisite! :D

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Wow! Stunning!

  3. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Thank you Martha and Jeanne — I’d never seen stones cut like that before … the stones are amazing in person!! SLS

  4. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Oh my! Amazing stones! Beautifully presented!!
    Truly an hierloom piece!

  5. Lyric Chick aka Bev
    Lyric Chick aka Bev says:

    Those are stones???!!! OMG.

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Gorgeous gems and fantastic design, Shannon! :D

  7. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    absolutely stunning Shannon!

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    K H says:

    I did a draped chain necklace before, so I know how much work goes into getting everything lined up just so!!! I will be humming a certain song all day in honor of this beauty!!! :)

  9. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is a “WOW”, Shannon! Just stunning!

  10. DMYJewelryDesign on etsy
    DMYJewelryDesign on etsy says:

    Very Elegant. Lovely necklace

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    What a beautiful way to welcome spring. Absolutely fantastic design and color, too. :)

  12. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    This is just FANTASTIC!!! I absolutely love everything about it!! Again such a wonderful design and the most amazing beads!!! I wish I could shop where you buy your beads, one could easily spend a week’s salary there I bet :D

  13. Violet
    Violet says:

    WOW…. BEAUTIFUL !!!!!!!

  14. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Stunning piece, Shannon! I’m hungering for those magnificent stones! Wow!

  15. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    This is soooo gorgeous!!! And those stones – wow!!! Fabulous design, my friend!

  16. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Fabulous necklace! I love it! :D

  17. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Thank you all so much! SLS

  18. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is beautiful!!! I like the way you laid this out.. and the stones are sooo nice. :)

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Oh, man! I LOVE this, Shannon! It is just gorgeous!

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    D D Mystic Chick says:

    very pretty!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    You’ve outdone yourself with this one, Shannon! Those gemstones are gorgeous, and the design is perfection! :D

  22. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Love this

  23. that darn cat
    that darn cat says:

    this is the best one yet! and i _like_ your style in general, so picking just one as ‘best’ is hard.

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