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Description from Julie Shane: I pulled a deep burgundy sweater out of my closet today. It's still hanging on my doorknob... because I don't have anything to wear with it! What's wrong with me?
The garnet is the color of the sweater, but the mookaite will provide the POP of color.
The mission leaf pendant will be the focal with some dangles and accents. I'm toying with making earrings out of 2 different leaves: similar but different. I'm stepping outside my comfort zone!


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  1. PPR
    PPR says:

    Very pretty and I just love Mookaite! Nicely done. :)

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    Step out Julie, this looks gorgeous :D

  3. Laud
    Laud says:

    Rich and well balanced. You’re right; the mookaite provides the pop. Of course, all the artisan copper are wonderful pieces. Love to see this when it’s done.

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Lovely color combination. I never even knew what mookaite was until I saw it at Lima Beads but it is striking.

  5. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Deb, I’ve never used the mookaite, but I’ve seen it in some BEAUTIFUL pieces.

    At the moment, I think I’m more in love with the copper leaves… I want to try the crazy earring idea. I fully admit it comes from Ali’s idea of “non-identical twin” earrings. It’s such a cool idea.

  6. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I had gloves like that once. One was white with black polka dots the other black with white polka dots. I loved them but most people didn’t get it.

  7. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is a beautiful color combo, Julie!

  8. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Go for it! I have never been comfortable with mookaite. I think it’s because the color variation is from stone to stone istead of being tight enough to be within every stone. Yup, weird. I do love the colors and I think this would be a fantastic idea!

  9. Frida
    Frida says:

    Beautiful ;)

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

    Julie, this is such a gorgeous pick! Love your choices to go with garnet! I’ve never combined it with mookaite — now I must try it! Garnet is my birthstone — I would love it even if it wasn’t! :D

    Congrats on being chosen as the POD! Hope you have a wonderful day! :D

  11. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Oh Julie, this is wonderful. Congratulations on an exquisite pick and POD. The colors and metals you’ve chosen to put with garnet are just awesome. I am going to get in serious trouble with these choices. :o )

  12. Bunny
    Bunny says:

    I’ve never seen burgundy done so well. You made it come to life. So many people seem to pair it with dark greens but this makes it sing. Fabulous job.

  13. Laud
    Laud says:

    Congrats on POD. Well deserved!

  14. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Beautiful! Congrats on POD!

  15. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Congrats on POD Julie. Now you can definitely make something to go with that burgundy sweater.

  16. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Love this pick, Julie! Don’t know how I could have missed it the first time around. A fav with all the garnet and mookaite.
    Congrats on a fabulous POD!

  17. Asia
    Asia says:

    Julie, congrats, have a great shopping :D

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Gorgeous, gorgeous POD Julie!

  19. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Hey, Julie! Enjoy your shopping!! Congrats on this beautiful POD!!

  20. PPR
    PPR says:

    Still love it! Congrats on POD!

  21. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Congrats!!!! I’m shopping! :)

  22. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    Gorgeous! Congrats!!

  23. Stone Treasures
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  24. Frida
    Frida says:

    Julie, congrats on your beautiful pick being POD :D Want to buy it all have to resist ;)

  25. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    THANK YOU to all of you! It’s too much! How do I choose just 1 (or 2)??? I *really* want the mookaite wavy buttons. Dang it! Not to worry… They will return! :)

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