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Blue Coral Necklace

About this design:

Here is the latest in my Vintaj Big Kick fun. I have embossed the blank which I cut from a sheet of Vintaj metal. I just love the sea life embossing folder!
I wasn't sure if the necklace looked too heavy at the focal so I flipped the 3 beads on one side to see which one I liked better then decided that I liked the asymmetry of that. What do you all think!


Blue coral, freshwater pearls, Czech glass, Swarovski and Preciosa crystals, Vintaj findings and components. Handmade clasp made from Parawire.

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  1. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the blue in this. It reminds me of Montana blue, well the dark beads that is. Just gorgeous Angela!

  2. Masha
    Masha says:

    Very cute!

  3. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    I like the asymmetrical look and the blues are fantastic!

  4. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    The asymmetrical is PERFECT! I *really* like the blue coral… and I usually steer away from coral since it seems not to hold it’s dye-color.
    Great piece. Simple but intriguing colors.

  5. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Thank you all for your kind words! I’m glad you like the asymmetry too!

    Julie this coral is it’s natural color believe it or not. How gorgeous huh? I found it at a local bead shop in Sebastian, FL and they even showed me a large natural chunk of it and it’s the same beautiful blue. Needless to say I stocked up on a bunch and have been hoarding it ever since. LOTR reference….”My precious”…. hahaha

  6. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Jeeeze..I’m really loving that Blue Coral. This necklace is both soft and powerful at the same time. Love the addition of the watery glass bead.

  7. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    I like it very much!And I always liked asymmetrical as it gives a special touch…:)

  8. Batticat
    Batticat says:

    I never heard of blue coral. It is beautiful. I think your solution worked perfectly, as the focal may have looked a little heavy if the beads were symmetrical. It’s a very sophisticated necklace!

  9. Laud
    Laud says:

    I think you got everything just right. Good job!

  10. Elis Mom
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  11. RLMerder Designs
    RLMerder Designs says:

    Love it! I really like the chain offsets, I also like to use this type of design. Pple get a little bit freaked out sometimes if it is not perfectly symmetrical but I think its really creative and out of the ordinary to mix it up.

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I LOVE it!

  13. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    This came out really pretty Angela. I love the blue coral…never even heard of it before but it is stunning.

  14. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Thank you all for you’re great input! I’m so glad you all love the asymmetrical look too!

  15. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Love it – did not know coral came in blue – how wonderful. I’ll have to look for some. And I much prefer asymmetrical pieces these days myself.

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