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Passion for Purple Agate

About this design:

I got these gorgeous big purple agate slices from LB a long time ago and hadn't used them yet. I ordered the purple wave agate from LB recently and when I got them I thought they looked perfect with these agate slices. I wire wrapped the agate slices with heavy gauge sterling silver wire adding in two of my handmade fine silver free form links and attaching the purple wave agate to the back. I am so in love with this color.


12mm purple wave agate beads, purple agate slices, fine silver handmade free form links, sterling silver toggle, wire and jump rings.

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    This is AMAZING. From one purple lover to another, this is one of the grandest I’ve seen in a while. I love this!!!!! Those slabs are fantastic. I too have some purple waves but no slabs like these.

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very cool!!! Nancy, I knew YOU would love it!!!

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    I knew Nancy would love it, just fantastic purple overload :D

  4. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I’ve been wanting a short statement piece and now I know for sure what I want. I won’t copy it but I am “inspired” by it. :)

  5. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Wow! Striking piece and fabulous color!

  6. Rocknitjewelry
    Rocknitjewelry says:

    Hey Nancy, glad you’re inspired by my necklace. Be sure to post your version when you’re done. I get inspired by lots of jewelry artists and then make my version. I’m always saying that you could give 100 jewelry artists the exact same components and you would get 100 different designs. Good luck.
    Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments.

  7. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love those agate slices. Gorgeous piece!

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    It is most definitely a gorgeous necklace. Those purple slabs are awesome… they waited patiently for the purple waves to arrive.

  9. Judith Ann Boyer
    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    Stunning! Purple slices are gorgeous and you have designed them perfectly! Good job :)

  10. Gemme Designs
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