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House by the Shore

About this design:

Cool, northern waters and shorebirds--lake or ocean? Take your pick.


Earthenwood Studio Homestead pendant;wild horse picture jasper; abalone; shells; Czech drops and chandeliers; freshwater pearls; antique brass bird chain; Vintaj love knot toggle; ceramic rounds; seed beads

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  1. Jbeadz
    Jbeadz says:

    I love the look! It’s so different!

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love this, it almost looks like you are telling a story with the necklace :D

  3. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Very nice! I agree w/ Asia, looks like there is a story…. sunbleached wood, late summer/early fall colors, a string of birds across the sky…. (like that bird chain!).

  4. Laud
    Laud says:

    Asia, that’s what I was thinking. Near the clasp (the sky) the colors are blue-grays. Then it warms up (sunlight) and cools down with browns and greens by the focal (earth).

  5. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    Oh, this is great fun!

  6. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love that this necklace tell a story! Wonderful piece of jewelry.

  7. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Laud…. this is so awesome…. I want this necklace. Is it for sale or are you making it for yourself or for someone else as a gift????

  8. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Beautiful Laud! You’ve outdone yourself ;)

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    DbnRose says:

    I love this . It is breathtaking, Exquisite a dream come true. Wow…….

  10. Laud
    Laud says:

    Thank you all so much! In the midst of the egg hunt, I know everyone’s distracted, so I appreciate your taking the time to comment.

    I spent many years along Lake Huron. The pendant reminded me of the old, weathered house where I stayed. Last fall, I took a trip to New England, which started me thinking of the north Atlantic shore. Still, I didn’t have exactly what I wanted for the necklace until I found the ceramic beads last weekend.

    Granny, I’ll send you a message.

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I was going to say you can send it straight to me but Granny got to you first! :) Brilliant design!!

  12. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    ME third!!! This is one of your best! I also see the “story” in the beads. That’s what speaks to me.
    I keep admiring the homestead pendant but am clueless about what to do with it. You have totally found the right place for this piece. :)

  13. Laud
    Laud says:

    Aargh! I literally can’t make any more of these! LB sold out on the pendant….

    Am I disappointed? You bet.

  14. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    You can always take up ceramics and make your own focals… they’ll be dynamite!

  15. Laud
    Laud says:

    Y’know, I was thinking about that. I always thought of ceramics as figurines or housewares, which weren’t my goals, but making jewelry pieces could be fun. Hmmm…

  16. Frida
    Frida says:

    Beautiful, the bird ads movement to piece!!!

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