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Sunset Bouquet

About this design:

Patinaed, etched copper focal with assorted jaspers--red creek jasper and mookaite jasper ovals from Lima Beads.


Fancy Jasper, Red Agate, Brecciated Jasper, Tiger Eye, Mookaite, Red Creek Jasper, Red Picture Jasper, Czech glass, Indonesian glass, antiqued copper, waxed Irish linen cord

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  1. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Saw your post on Art Jewlery Elements and oohed and aahed over the whole collection you created with those fantastic shard components. Love your eye for color combos with copper!

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

    Intricate and elegant; a lovely piece.

  3. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Love the colors. I am a big fan of mookite, jasper, and the other stones. Love the combination with the copper. Really eye-catching.

  4. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    This is a delight! Your work inspires me to fabricate more of my own findings, etc.

  5. Laud
    Laud says:

    Great element choices and lovely composition.

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the colors in your focal, and the clasp is awesome! Beautiful piece!

  7. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    This is awe inspiring, I just love it!

  8. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    FABULOUS!!! I love jasper and use it a lot. I’ve always had problems with mookaite. NOW I have a plan… combine them. You are a genius!!!

  9. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    Such a nice piece! I love the jaspers as well. I am really in awe of the focal. Fine job!!

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    Gorgeous, not only do I love your choice of beads, but I absolutely adore the focal, plan to start etching myself this summer, thank you for sharing your beautiful work :D

  11. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Love love love everything about this.

  12. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Love the soothing harmony of colors and elements. I’d sell some useless body part to be able to patinate like that! Anybody need a spleen?

  13. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Such a gorgeous piece, love the colors!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    What a great design! I love earthtones and colors, and the combination of elements just makes this piece outstanding…great work!

  15. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Your metal working and patina skills are just killer!! I have been admiring your work ever since I saw one of your necklaces on Pinterest over a year ago! Plus you always seem to have the most gorgeous stones. Subtle, muted colors and beautiful shine polish. Love this of course!!

  16. Magpie Beads
    Magpie Beads says:

    Fantastic arrangement of complementary elements. Wonderful color and texture.

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    Waterfall says:

    This so colorful and pretty. I would love to wear this piece.

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