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Sedona Sunrise

About this design:

As soon as I opened the Rustic Ruins beads from Jess I knew I wanted to put them with amber and turquoise. This was probably the fastest piece I ever put together.


Polymer clay beads from Jess (SweetBirchDesigns on Etsy), Chalk Turquoise, Amber, patinated copper chain, copper paddle pins.

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  1. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    I can just see the sunrise! Wonderful!

  2. CAS
    CAS says:

    Oooooohhhh … aaaahhhhh … fabulous … WOW!!! Breathtakingly beautiful!!!

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This feels so warm and inviting. Breathtaking, just like the sunrise! Gorgeous, Gail! Did you patina the chain or buy it like that?

  4. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    YUmmy! :)

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    What a wonderful combination of colors and textures! It’s so sunny and upbeat…love every component in this–you did Jess’ PC beads proud!

  6. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    I LOVE the colors! Im sort of a bright and cheery person, colorwise, and this just popped out at me! I was wondering the same thing as Wanda, the chain is fabulous!

  7. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says: know me.I usually write a book,but all I have right now is one word.

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    This is outstanding, the colors are perfect together :D

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

    Wonderful happy piece – love the colors – beautiful! Wow!

  10. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    FABULOUS! The colors are wonderful and go great together. I just love the whole thing! WOW! :D

  11. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    What an adorable piece – I love it.

  12. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Festive! :)

  13. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Great colors – - and you did know exactly what to do with them !

  14. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wow! What a beautiful necklace! It’s so summery, just I need on this cold, overcast day. :)

  15. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Thanks for all the wonderful comments, everyone!
    Wanda and Beadling-I’m not exactly sure about the chain….I bought some a while ago from Missficklemedia and at the same time I bought some new dye-oxide patinas from Sculpt Nouveau and did my own. Since they’re the same chain, I don’t know which is which! If I did it, it’s green-blue dye-oxide applied to the heated chain which was then hit randomly with a file to let the copper show through and sealed with a spray sealer.

  16. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    So colorfully awesome Wanda!! These colora compliment each other perfectly. Love the chain also. Good job with Jess’s beads.

  17. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  18. Laud
    Laud says:

    Really like the colors, textures and general “feel” of the piece. It’s so warm and positive. That chain is wonderful.

  19. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love these colors together…and Jess does such wonderful beads. Nice job!

  20. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Incredible. Love the colors and the combinations.

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