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Hopeful Heart

About this design:

I had a medical diagnostic exam coming up and felt really nervous - but for some reason this design overcame my brain the weekend before the exam.


craft wire, filigree connector, filigree flower, gunmetal chain, Swarovski crystal heart, freshwater pearls

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  1. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    I just LOVE this design!! The heart, the pearls, the assymetric design, the filigree connector – everything!!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Beautiful necklace design, and the colors & textures are wonderful! I hope everything turned out well for you.

  3. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This is a beauty … hoping that your tests turned out as well as this design did!! Sending + thoughts your way! SLS

  4. kmem
    kmem says:

    Wow! thank you for the warm reception! And BTW, the diagnostic test was fine. Thank you for your concern. I hope to make a blue/green version of Hopeful Heart soon.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Kmem welcome lima bead gallery ! Beautiful design thanks for sharing!

  6. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    What a beautiful design, can’t wait to see your next version!!!! Welcome to the garden!!

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    Reet says:

    Such a beautiful design!

  8. Truckin Grandma Karen
    Truckin Grandma Karen says:

    beautiful. love all the combinations, perfect all the way around. glad your tests are okay. very very nice karen

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    very pretty

  10. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    This is great! I would wear it in a snap! (also glad to hear test had good results!)

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Welcome to the LB Gallery! Great design and I love the asymmetrical design, too. Glad your tests turned out OK.

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

    Great design! I love the asymmetry!
    I never seem to get that right.

  13. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Great design!

  14. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    A favorite, love this necklace!

  15. Becca W
    Becca W says:

    This is stunning – very nice execution!

  16. kmem
    kmem says:

    So many very nice comments. Thank you for looking, and most of all, thank you for your kind compliments! It means so much to me.

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