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Turtle Cove

About this design:

I received the polymer clay pendant from Karen Robinson. Not a fan of orange, I knew I had to play off the turquoise color. LB came to the rescue with the beads.
ps - sold at trunk show!
with very simple matching earrings.


8mm turquoise magnesite, copper fwp, copper coiled spacers, polymer clay pendant from Karen Robinson on etsy, very heavy copper wire for bail

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  1. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    this whole necklace is beautiful! I especially love the turtles on the focal. Congrats on your sale :)

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    When I first saw this, I thought — Jeanne?!?!?! Orange?!?!?! I know you’re as big a fan of orange as I am!!! ROTFLOL 8O

    You made the right choice in playing up the shades of turquoise and using copper as your accents, Jeanne — this is beautiful! Love those teensy turtles!!! :D

    Congrats on the sale! Was the rest of the show a successs, too?

    Happy Mother’s Day, Jeanne!!! :D

  3. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    That pendant is something and those tiny turtles are just too cute. You played up the same colors I would have too … congrats on the sale!! SLS

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thank you, ladies! The pendant was kind of an extra with a purchase from Karen and probably not what I would have chosen, but it did grow on me. I have to admit that I wore this piece once, and it was fun to weat.
    Lynn, I consider the show a success and a learning experience. I sold 12 pieces, but what I learned is I have to raise my prices.
    Hope you’re having a great mother’s day. Did you get to see the “babies”?

  5. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Congrats on your sale, Jeanne! This is so pretty! Love that pendant!

  6. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Congrats on the sale of this beautiful necklace!!

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    Way too cute!!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    I know what you mean about orange! But this has just enough to add more to the tropical feel of this piece. I LIKE it!

  9. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    I love this one Jeanne!! congrats on the sale!!

  10. DMYJewelryDesign on etsy
    DMYJewelryDesign on etsy says:

    Beautiful focal bead and you did a great job accenting it with the turquoise beads. Congrats on the sale!

  11. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Congrats Jeanne :)

  12. Violet
    Violet says:

    Beautiful, and congrats on the sales !!!!

  13. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    I love it! Great job!

  14. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Jeanne, this is so beautiful! Congrats on the sale! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Congrats on the sale .Lovely necklace!

  16. J Clare
    J Clare says:

    I’m not surprised this sold right away!

  17. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    I love this piece, the opendant is terrific! You have chosen the great beads to complement it!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Sometimes maybe volume to make up for the lower price could be a good thing. You might get a lot of calls for more shows (home) or return purchasers at the next show. Pricing would definitely be very difficult with the economy the way it is. I always remembered in my job in retail department store, “If they are there they are looking to buy; but always looking.” lol

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Volume is definitely a good thing, Faith. Considering my customers were all clients of the salon who didn’t know I would be there I’m happy. But I do hope for more volume the next time. And there will be a next time. The salon owner asked if I’d like to come back in the summer. :)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    this piece is adorable I too love the turtles.
    ecuse the typing mr murphy kat has been ill and is laying on the desk and I just cannot bring myself to move him.

  21. CAS
    CAS says:

    Orange????? Jeanne????? Out of the comfort zone and out of the park! Oh so cute! I’m so happy that the show was a success, congratulations. Up those prices a tad too, remember summer is a “rich” time in the Hamptons.

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