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Midnight Sun

About this design:

Blue goldstone is amazing. The sparkle is subtle yet distinct. I was so impressed by the stone that I broke out some of my hoarded stash--the African sun, the brass chain, some silver beads from the days before silver went sky high. The result is sombre but strong, I think.


Blue Goldstone, Goldstone, African brass, silver beads, antique brass spacers and clasp, seed beads

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  1. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    As always..a lovely work of art. Just enough color to balance it out. Those link beads are wonderful!

  2. rootware
    rootware says:

    Wow! So tribal! Love the colors, the bluestone, and how it came together. Good work!

  3. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    I like it a lot!! :)

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    How can something look tribal, primitive and elegant at the same? And yet you achieved that. Lovely.

  5. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    What Deb said. The chain you chose is perfect!

  6. Nafri aka Nanci
    Nafri aka Nanci says:

    Very cool. Ethnic chic. Blue goldstone is one of my favs. Gotta love a rock that’s an oxymoron!

  7. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    LOVE this necklace, Laud! Perfection!!!

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    Fantastic mix of elements and metals, I’m loving it :D

  9. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very very VERY nice!

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    DbnRose says:

    Beautiful. I am a great fan of your work. Always so elegant.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Another stunning piece…love it!

  12. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Just gorgeous, Laud – - I would echo what everyone else has said – - elegant, stunning, perfection !

  13. Judith Ann Boyer
    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    Laud E Laud E!! This is fabulous!!! :)

  14. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love it! I agree, blue goldstone is an amazing gem. It has such sparkles!

  15. Laud
    Laud says:

    Thanks, everyone!

  16. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I too love blue goldstone. This is an awesome piece.

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