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Howlite & Metal

About this design:

The beautiful blue color was the inspiration for this piece.


Howlite combined with metal pieces.

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  1. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says: the combination of the stones and metals. Looks fit for a queen.

  2. cjae3
    cjae3 says:


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    N radon says:

    I love this!! It is amazing how well the beads go with the metal.

  4. cjae3
    cjae3 says:

    Thank you!

  5. CAS
    CAS says:

    Quite quite lovely! Where did you find those so gorgeous metal pieces??? :D

  6. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Ooh, I love this! The color is gorgeous and those metal pieces are wow! :D

  7. cjae3
    cjae3 says:


  8. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Yeah, Michaels! They’ve really up their game recently in the jewelry making department with a larger selection of beads and tools. And you gotta love all the coupons.

  9. cjae3
    cjae3 says:

    I know :) I love the one in Pinole, Ca. They have a better selection.

  10. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Great design!Love how you added the metal.

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    olive penguin says:

    What a unique design! I love the metal pieces and the colors.

  12. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Marvelous color and absolutely fantastic design! :)

  13. Shelly m
    Shelly m says:

    gorgeous! straight to my favorites

  14. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    This is sooo cool! How come my Micheal’s never has anything cool?

  15. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    What a stunning piece!! :-)

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    D LeCrenier says:

    I think your necklace is just beautiful. The different shades of patina used, really make the piece pop.

  17. cjae3
    cjae3 says:

    I also tried it with white beads, it made the piece more tropical.

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    JC Hamm says:

    Another stunning piece of work,your very talented.Love Micheals too.

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