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Connected to the Trees

About this design:

I love greens..all shades. Have had this rainforest jasper aka rhyolite donut from LB for quite awhile. When I got the green garnet nuggets I knew they were a match. Added some landscape jasper and copper.


45mm rainforest jasper donut, 10mm green garnet nuggets, 14mm landscape jasper, antique copper pendant bail, antique copper bead caps, TierraCast antique copper heirloom toggle from LB.

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    This is lovely. I like everything about it. In some ways it seems simple but you have symmetry there that is beautiful.

  2. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Lovely piece!

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    This donut is fantastic and your choice of beads is excellent :D

  4. franny
    franny says:

    love the woodsy look here, Kat….the moss ,the lichen, acorns etc & the copper bead caps are so apt; i’m glad you showed that detail…can i ask you what everything is strung on? as it looks quite sturdy, huh!

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Wow the garnets perfectly match the donut I guess it was waiting for them. Gorgeous necklace.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Love it!

  7. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Omg…GREEN GARNET NUGGETS!! How fabulous are they with the donut? Green Garnet has so much energy,and is so calming. This is a showstopper,Kat! :)

  8. Laud
    Laud says:

    I’m in love–love green, love forests, love rhyolite, love garnets… Wonderful!

  9. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    TOO TOO pretty Kat. The pendant is awesome. Love the green garnet of course. I like the tumbled and earthy feel of the whole piece.

    btw: Is landscape jasper similar to picture jasper. I see some of the same markings and colorations.

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Bee yooo teee fullll choices and design!! I LOVE *she screams* all the green!!! :)

  11. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Thanks everyone!
    @Franny….I used Soft Flex bronze beading wire in the .019 size. Soft Flex wire is stronger in my opinion than any other.
    @Julie Shane…yes, landscape and picture jasper are the same…depends on who’s selling them! :-)

  12. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Oh, I love it!All the stones I love and great design :)

  13. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    WOW this is awesome!! I thought it was rhyolite, quite similar :D Very rich!!

  14. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Just read your description fully now, without jumping to comment :D , it is rhyolite, lol!!!

  15. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    I love green, and I REALLY love this!

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    Ed C says:

    I really like this necklace. I like the green tones mixed with the brown tones in the picture jasper and the antique copper. So far in my limited foray intobeading I have only worked with silver and gold. I like copper but haven’t yet been able to get through earlier (we are talking many years here) experiences where the copper turned the skin green. I today’s copper treated so that you do not get the green skin?

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    Randa D says:

    I am in Love with your designs!!!

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