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About this design:

I made this for my mom to wear to my nephew's wedding party. She is very petite and usually wears delicate, symmetrical jewelry, so I was amazed when she fell in love with the set and wanted to keep it.


Brazil Sodalite, Carnelian, Red Agate, with sterling silver spacers and clasp

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  1. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Cool, cool, cool! Love the assymetry of the necklace! I never would have thought about mixing sodalite with carnelian, but this really works! No wonder your mom fell in love with it!

  2. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Oh, BTW, the earrings are perfect, too!

  3. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Karen, you obviously met this challenge head on! ;-) Love the color combo and asymmetrical design! Great earrings, too!

    Is it safe to assume your beads/supplies finally arrived at your home? :D

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    K H says:

    CCS is right – I never saw this one coming, but it really does work! I too can see why your mom wants to keep it. I would want to give it back either.

    My mother grew up in a generation with lots of “fashion rules”. But since I have started beading she has started taking all sorts of chances. Sometimes she even e-mails me pictures to “give me ideas”, and some of them are “way outside the box”.

  5. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    K H, I think you’ve taken some of your mom’s ideas and put them to work! I love your pieces! :D

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Wow! Very unexpected! Both the asymmetrical design and the stone combination. But I have to agree, you hit on a winner!!!! :-D

  7. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    I agree with everybody up there! SO pretty..never really thought those colors would go together….but….you showed ME!

  8. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Very interesting! I put Lapis with Carnelian a few times but I would not think of Sodalite and Carnelian.. Pretty ! :)

  9. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Unusual and very pretty set!! Smart Mama to want them for keeps! :-)

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