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Soft Calico Cinnabar Necklace

About this design:

This is a special-order necklace that I just completed. My customer really liked the oval cinnabar focal, but wanted something 'soft' to go with it, not stark black or white. She also admired the random seedbead mix 'calico' I had on another necklace. Voila.


'Cinnabar' (resin), sterling silver, 4 matte tones of seedbeads.

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  1. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is such a lovely piece! I’m sure your customer loves it!

  2. Gina P - Delta Chick
    Gina P - Delta Chick says:

    Oh, this is wonderful!

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    What a beautiful necklace, Eeka! Your client is sure to love it. I know I do! :D

  4. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Thanx! I was rather pleased with how the seed bead mix went with the cinnabar…

  5. Stone Treasures
    Stone Treasures says:

    This is striking!

  6. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Soft with cinnabar sounds like a difficult proposition. But you sure did it, Eeka. :)

  7. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Very soft and feminine. Your customer is a lucky lady to get this piece.

  8. Chill
    Chill says:

    I love the colors you chose for the seed bead mix. Did you get them at LB? Do you remember the color names? They’re perfect for a project I’m working on!

  9. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    The seed beads, sadly, are not from LB.
    They are all delicas: DB1061 (matte metallic luster rainbow rose), DB340 (satin matte copper), DB378(matte red), DB?35 (satin matte light gold – looks almost white)(sorry, can’t read that one digit) Hope this is helpful.

  10. Chill
    Chill says:

    It is – thanks so much!

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