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Amazonite's many faces

About this design:

Ahhh, the many shades of amazonite - and a few other blues - in a triple strand to double strand necklace.


Amazonite, sterling silver

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:


  2. Regina v
    Regina v says:

    Thanks. It needs some solder though. Any ideas on what works?

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    You are welcome!… Hmmm… I haven’t soldered anything yet. Do you mean tools for it or design ideas?

  4. Regina v
    Regina v says:

    I was wondering about whether there’s a best solder for silver, whether I still need to sand and dope the metal first, that sort of thing. I’ve done some plumbing, some detail soldering on wires, but no jewelry yet.

    The other challenge will be keeping the soldering iron out of my husband’s secret sock drawer so I can use it. I came into the relationship with 30 screwdrivers, he had around 3. Now I have zero screwdrivers and he’s always taking the computers apart. Soldering iron is a stealable toy.

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    Luv2bead - Little Chick says:


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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Ohh, I see. Have you tried firemountain gems or ask some of the other chickies here who may know more about soldering?

    Wow about your tools! lol I guess you didn’t know you needed to hide them from your husband?! I agree, the soldering iron could definitely be a stealable toy!

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Amazing, Regina! I love this one!

  8. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Beautiful necklace, Regina! I love the colors and your fabulous 2-into-3 strands design! Wow — very cool! :D

  9. Regina v
    Regina v says:

    Thanks for the compliments ladies!

  10. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful work :)

  11. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Lovely work!!! Very pretty and straight to my Favs! :D

    I started my marriage by putting pink acrylic paint on the handles of my own tools, and thought that would be enuf to keep hubby out of them…such a mislead little bride. He told me he never looks at handles, just what tool he needs. The only thing the pink was good for was to locate and take back my tools from his tool box or work truck. LOL

    Definitely you need a secret stash of tools where he does not know the location. ;) This works best for me!!! ;)

  12. Regina v
    Regina v says:

    Hi Harriet,
    Your pink handles made me think of my first after school job, not working for my folks. I was in a DNA synthesis and sequencing lab, back when molecular biology was still pretty new. Nothing was automated and we used a lot of handy little tools and handly little radioactive tracers.

    My boss tried to keep his tools from being stolen by smearing enough radioactive tracer on “his stuff” to make the Geiger counters just scream. I didn’t touch his stuff. I also didn’t decide to pursue Molecular Biology.

  13. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Regina I am impressed!Not only for your savvy of technology and stuff (as we say in Georgia) but also love this necklace very much. The design and the colors are…..FABULICIOUS!

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