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Snips and Snails

About this design:

This necklace was made of odd and ends of a little bit of everything and is a very feminine necklace. It can be worn long or doubled over and worn short with both strands showing.

It's made of black suede, black waxed cotton cord, labradorites in all shapes and sizes, garnets, deep gray pearls, white coin and freshwater pearls, lampworked beads, a PMC rolled 'straw' along the cord, oval onyx that was bezel set in sterling and a few headpins that were wrapped along the suede or cord ... who said they had to be used for their original purpose?! Snips and Snails and Puppy-dog Tails, that's what little girls are made of!


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  1. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Drop dead gorgeous! So many beautiful and lush gemstones. You sure do have some flashy Labradorites in this piece,and the Garnets…OMG! I could stare at this interesting necklace for hours. Your lampwork beads are awesome.
    Totally chic!!

  2. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    wow Shannon I really like this, did you head pins to add the pearls and gems????

  3. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Hi Lynn, thanks … yes, I used headpins to add the pearls and gemstones. The connectors between suede pieces were 24 or 26 gauge wire. BTW, did you see your PMC rolled tube/straw?! SLS

  4. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Yes I see it, it sure looks good on there, I will have to make some more..:)

  5. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Shannon, this is magnificent! 8O

  6. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Lovely, Shannon!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Shannon this is fabulous!

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