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American dreams

About this design:

This, I am told by my American friend, to be 'very American', although I live in the UK ! I think it stems from my love of Native American designs and beads, as this is made with turquoise and carnelian raondelles and a carnelian chunk ! A pearl and an American Trade Bead dating back to early 1800's. I have added silver charms, a carnelian heart and chalcedony drops.


Carnelian, turquoise, pearl, a trade bead

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  1. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    I love this gorgeous piece! It does have a southwestern feel to it! Fabulous job, Michelle!

  2. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    so pretty and feminine! what a keeper!

  3. Cathy H Chocolate Chick
    Cathy H Chocolate Chick says:

    Great job! I really like this.

  4. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Very nice!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    I love it!! You always have the such beautiful designs! This is no exception!

  6. Violet
    Violet says:

    Love the combo of stones and colors !!!!

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great color and I love the deign.

  8. Michelle
    Michelle says:

    Thank you, all of you, especially Sweet Chick, Mary ! Please check out my designs on Etsy !
    ~ If you go to my profile it will take you to my web page !
    Thanks again, everyone, and a Happy New Year to you all !
    Michelle xx

  9. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Truly beautiful, love the American trade bead.

  10. LaLuz
    LaLuz says:

    Wow, I love the design and the colors. I live in the Southwest and, yep – you nailed it! Good job!

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    I love the colors in this.

  12. Gina P - Delta Chick
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