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Green African Opal

About this design:

I love these Green African Opal stones that I got in the Lima beads sale. I have been toying with this idea for a while as I keep seeing these one stone chains in the fashion stores and my friends were all wearing them, although they are usually made from plastic. I kinda like the result and added a few charms so the stone didnt look so alone!


Green African Opal, German fancy twisted wire, leaf fall chain, made with love charm, 1mm silver chain, lobster clasp, jump rings.

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Its beautiful. I like gemstone pendants but this is more interesting that the typical perfect pear shaped stone. Adding the charms was indeed the perfect touch.

  2. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Nice! I like the Keep-It-Simple design of one pretty stone and a couple accents. It’s easy to wear but still makes a statement. :)

  3. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Oh be still my heart!!!!!!
    Kerry,I feel that is piece has it all. It’s earthy,elegant,and can work casual,as worn by the model. You picked a perfect length uas show in the model. Red har and green stone..perfect.
    This really jumped right out at me. I love green.

  4. Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry
    Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry says:

    Thank you everyone. I believe I should wear this on Saturday! The model is me btw, lol, I was hoping no one would notice the split ends on my hair! You should have seen the faces I was pulling when we took these pictures… that’s why I cut my face off them! :)

  5. Laud
    Laud says:

    Hey, another redhead (mine’s darker). Love those green opals, too, but they’re hard to use because of the rough cut and matte surface. You did a fine job of highlighting the stone, and the antique silver works perfectly.

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

    Simple elegant design – chic!

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    Got the same stones, haven’t use them yet, love what you did :D

  8. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Gorgeous and you used them so well. Not a lot of embellishments…just let those stones shine!

  9. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Love! Very classic! The length is perfect too.

  10. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the color of the stone! Beautiful piece!

  11. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Very pretty, and I love all the little dangles and charms!

  12. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Love this! The stone is awesome and you added just the right elements to pull it together! :D

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    Cattywumpuss says:

    Simple but mewtiful!!!

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