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About this design:

White howlite flat teardrop inspired me to do a winter piece - with all the colors of the winter sky. This is one of the few necklaces that followed a plan; some of them seem to develop a life of their own.


LB white howlite teardrops and beads, blue recycled glass, some Czech beads, gold glass beads, some amethysts, silver beads and suede. Also gray resin for those cloudy days.

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  1. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Very pretty! I love purples and yellows together. :) I can see this as a spring piece too.

  2. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Gorgeous beads,and lovely design. I lke the color of the suede that compliments the blue glass.Must say that the Amethyst popped right out at me. I love Amethyst!! What a beautiful and fun piece. It has so much personality!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Great design….love the asymmetry!

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great colors for a December sky.  When the beads decide what they want to do you might as well go along with it. :D

  5. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Love the addition of the suede! It adds a little “edge” to the piece and the colors are beautiful!

  6. franny
    franny says:

    exactly what shade of suede is that?…i’ve just received my order including several lengths of blue suede, none of which quite match…maybe YOURS is the one i should have ordered!….again love your colour combo & composition!

  7. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Franny – I got the suede elsewhere and am not sure what the name is. It isn’t a perfect match, but I have a two different shades of blue in here, plus gray, and it blends.

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Love the recycled glass, beautiful shade! And the suede, of course… Sliding knots?

  9. franny
    franny says:

    thanks, Judy…you’re spot on, it’s the overall effect which is beautiful & soft here, not the perfect match, that counts!

  10. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    I love the use of the suede and it blends so well with the other stones. Great piece.

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