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Sitting Pretty

About this design:

I had all these lovely filigree Vintaj Brass Pieces, and stumbled across the glass focal with its lovely Springtime Bird and though-Eureka! Just what I need! The focal is wrapped in a large filigree, then a Glass Lampwork Acorn is suspended from the bottom with a large JumpRing and Handmade Filigree Bail. For the cord, I braided Poetic Spirit Brand Viscose Silk ( a VERY realistic artificial silk made from regenerated wood cellulose) in one strand Variegated Blue and two strands Brown, finishing with Vintaj Crimp Ends. From these ends, I hung Filigree Wrapped Lapis Flat Ovals, then small Filigree Wrapped Faceted Sapphire Rounds flanked by tiny Swarovski Bicones, and finally large Filigree Wrapped Faceted Sapphire Rounds, from which I suspended the focal.


Listed in description! =^__^= This one is up on my Etsy at

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Gorgeous focal and great design!

  2. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    That focal is so perfect with the rest of the Vintaj Brass – - stunning necklace, Sonja !

  3. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Darling and interesting work :)

  4. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Forgot to say Very Creative!! :)

  5. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Thank you, everyone! =^___^=

  6. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Awesome and clever combination for the focal :D

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
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  8. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    So pretty. Love how you placed the focal

  9. Frida
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  10. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Just beautiful!!

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