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Amethyst Knot (2 necklaces that look like 3!)

About this design:

I just love amethyst gemstones and this large laser-cut beauty was the inspiration for this piece. (over 37 cts!) I took the gold wire on a cruise that we were on last year and made the large 'knot' of wire, attached the amethyst, and suspended it from the vermeil bar. There it sat until I found the perfect shade of purple pearls and new amethyst gemstone pre-wire wrapped chain.

The result is two necklaces that look like three ... the shorter strand of purple pearls above the knot is a half-strand!


Amethyst, vermeil

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  1. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    WOW!!!!! Shannon this necklace is amazing!!! LOVE the design!!! It really does look like 3 necklaces! This is just beautiful!!! And as always, love the purple!!! Great work! :D

  2. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Thanks Vee! It really looks like 3 necklaces when it’s on, so if your neckline doesn’t allow for the longer one, you can wear the shorter one and still have enough ‘bling’! SLS

  3. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful, art deco style piece ! :)

  4. Truckin Grandma Karen
    Truckin Grandma Karen says:

    WOW here comes purple again. My fav color. Love this alot. the the knot wire twisted? Karen

  5. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Definitely Shannon! I agree. :D

  6. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Yes, Karen, the knot is wire wrapped in two long pieces, then slipped together to form the knot. So not really ‘twisted’ but traditionally wire wrapped. SLS

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Braethtaking and a fav!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    OOOPS meant to type Breath taking and a fav.! I’ll wear this one gracefully!

  9. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow this is so neat, I love all the strands together..

  10. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    I love these beaded chain you found! so lovely and what a releif not to have to wrap all those Beautiful and exqusite!!

  11. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    You’re soo creative, Shannon! I love that wire wrapped knot – like your RR-necklace (isn’t it?)!

  12. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Thank you all for your great comments.

    Yes, Wenche, good eye, I did that same wire wrapped knot in my Round Robin Necklace!

    And Deb, yes, LOVE that gemstone beaded chain — no more tired fingers from all those wraps! SLS

  13. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Gorgeous, I adore the purples in this set.

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    K H says:

    That knot is really cool!!!!!! :)

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