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Aquamarine Tears

About this design:

This caused me much frustration. I wanted to use a bail, but not a jumpring to attach it. I tried "Macgyvering" one with no luck. Richard Dean wasn't there to supervise. I had seen something somewhere how the briolette was just on half of the wire. Then a light came on while I was listening to Black Sabbath(w/Ozzy, of course). And this is the end result! This took ALL day because of the frustration overload! :( The 2nd picture is the 1st attempt & I chipped it. I'm gonna buy another pkg of teardrops for the earrings. I've had this connector for 4 years and just had a brainstorm of how to display its beauty!


Aquamarine Swarovski briolette, bicones & connector, glass crystal ovals, silver-plated chain & clasp

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  1. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Drop dead gorgeous! Love the size and shape of that focal brio. What a dreamy color!

  2. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    Thanks, Nancy!

  3. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    What gorgeous colors! That connector is fantastic and it seems the frustration overload was worth it as the briolette looks wonderful the way you have it.

  4. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    That connector is gorgeous. Your frustrations and efforts paid off – its so pretty.

  5. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This is just simply gorgeous! Love the light blue with the silver.

  6. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    I love the way you displayed it, very nice..

  7. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    Thanks to all!

  8. Chicky Zee aka Alice
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