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Gem in the sand

About this design:

I made this piece using Turquoise dyed Howlite, which, if you are low on money is a great alternative to turquoise.I love the Celtic swirls on the pendant and the veins which run through the howlite are a pretty sight.It is a very simple piece, which i constructed using jump rings and bead caps to give it that extra something, rather than just stringing the beads onto a wire.


Turquoise dyed Howlite round 12mm beads. Turquoise dyed Howlite horse eye beads. Antique silver daisy bead caps. Silver jump rings. Celtic pendant. Silver lobster clasp.

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  1. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Besides the necklace & bracelet being stunning, you have a great location for photographing them! So jealous! :) You are right, having the howlite as beaded units brings the piece together with the metal pendant.

  2. Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry
    Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry says:

    Thank you :-) …although i let you in on a secret…The location is Tybee island, Savannah. I was on vacation there over the weekend and thought, what a great idea for pictures! I got some funny looks from people when i was lying on the sand trying to get the perfect shot! ;-)

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Kerry, your necklace is exquisite! And great job on your photos, too! :D

  4. WaterburyJewels
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  5. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    I like how you’ve used the jump rings to separate the stones. Somehow it just looks classier to me than simple stinging, as you said.

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