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Victorien Libellule

About this design:

Wanted to make a shorter, elegant piece with a Victorian feel. After I had hammered the circle blank and hung the dangles of chalcedony, I felt it was missing something. Looked through my hand Patinated pieces, and voila! The dragonfly matched perfectly and fit just right on the disc. The clasp is entirely hand made, also. Might enter this one in a contest, under a Metal category.

See my jewelry at


Vintaj Natural Brass: Dragonfly, Circle Blank, Chain, Jump Rings, Eyepins, Filigree BeadCaps, Rivet, Parawire...Swarovski Crystals,Faceted Watermelon Tourmaline Rounds, Faceted Chalcedony Long Drop and Briolettes

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Oh WOW Sonja, that is gorgeous.

  2. Lesli M
    Lesli M says:

    Love it! Just right in amount of chain used.

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Great work Sonja :D

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very nice!

  5. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    I echo Aisa – great work

  6. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Thank you! =^__^=

  7. Robin Gee
    Robin Gee says:

    I love what you’ve done with the chain. Very cool.

  8. canadiangirl
    canadiangirl says:

    very good job!!!!

  9. Nafri aka Nanci
    Nafri aka Nanci says:

    What a lovely piece. I am way into the Victorian look right now. Going crazy with Vintaj elements. Have been very fortunate to sell quite a few at a friends store. My friends store carries loads of beautiful jewelry so it is a huge compliment to me that so many of my designs have sold. I would definitely enter your necklace in any contest! It’s a winner :)

  10. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Thank you! I’m planning ( if my hip will allow) to head up to Sonora-there’s a boutique there that might sell my jewelry! :fingers crossed: I looooove the Vintaj stuff! Silver is my top favorite meta to wearl, but Vintaj ( and Trinity Brass) gives me so many more options to work with, and looks lovely with so many different things!

  11. Nafri aka Nanci
    Nafri aka Nanci says:

    Sending lots-o-luck your way with the Sonora shop. I’m sure you’ll sell tons! And well wishes for your hip too!!

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    N radon says:

    I love the look of Victorian jewelry. Your necklace is wonderful and I love the chains you have used. Looking forward to checking out your Etsy site.

  13. Frida
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  14. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Outstanding, luv it!!!

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