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Verde Queen

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Verde Queen (Necklace)

I'm drawn to these disk beads in different shades of greens/browns with different textures, especially on the edges. When the light hits these beads, they take on an iridescent look. Green Garnets flank the lampwork disks and the back of the neck. The wide lime green suede at the sides and back of the neck make this a piece that you will reach for regularly! SLS


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  1. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    Pretty necklace. Love those lampwork disks and your design is neat. A go-to piece.

  2. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Great beads! Beautiful necklace!

  3. Laud
    Laud says:

    My favorite color is yellow-green, so you’ve hit the mark there for me. The disks are really striking, and green garnet–what a wonderful stone. I like the suede strip, too. That’s a great way to end a piece without the fussiness of ribbon.

  4. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Lately I have been thinking of making a necklace with disks like that, and here you are doing it before me! Funny! :-) I love the disks and your design is great as always, Shannon!

  5. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Such a beautiful design, Shannon!
    The spacing with the green garnets and silver really make the disks stand out!

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Simple design to showcase those beautiful beads, love it :)

  7. Elis Mom
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  8. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Love this design

  9. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Nice work Shannon, the disks are quite beautiful indeed :)

  10. PPR
    PPR says:

    I totally agree with Laud! How very pretty.

  11. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Loving the dicks!!! A gorgeous necklace! :)

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Gorgeous! Are those pearls at the center of the discs or do they just have that as a part of them?

  13. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow Shannon, this is a cool one. those beads are eye catchers.

  14. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Oh my goodness I meant to say disks…

  15. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Thank you all for your great comments … in between the glass disk beads are olive green pearls and faceted tiny 1.5 mm Hill Tribe silver spacers. The pattern is disk, pearl, Hill Tribe, pearl, disk.

    Wenche, too funny that you too have been thinking of doing something similar with the disk beads. Great minds think alike??! :-) SLS

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    Janet Miriam says:

    Absolutely stunning necklace! I love the colors and beads, and the leather!

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    Fenya says:

    Gorgeous! Great design!

  18. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Love this.

  19. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    So Shannon, is this gorgeous necklace destined for the “green section” of Bead Trends May 2013 issue? :)

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