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"A Taste of Turquoise"

About this design:

I was inspired to create "A Taste of Turquoise" from the large ancient amber egg given to me by a dear friend. I let it sit for a while and then started to look for some components to do it justice. I decided to use the large coral barrel and a smaller turquoise one. Two large filigree silver beads really added to the piece. I also chose turquoise squares, used in stacks, two red coral, one bone bead and several other silver ones. I finished it with a large etched heart toggle clasp. This is a very chunky necklace that really makes a statement.


ancient amber egg, large coral barrel, small turquoise barrel, turquoise squares, two red coral rounds, two large filigree silver beads, other silver accents, large heart toggle

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  1. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Gorgeous colors, and a fantastic design!

  2. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Love the turquoise and red together!

  3. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    The disk beads is what really makes it; I like it.

  4. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    I’ve always loved turquoise and coral together. The stacked turquoise discs really bring it all together. Beautiful, bold and chunky!

  5. Laud
    Laud says:

    I like all the elements you used, but I especially like the turquoise stacks, which look neat but edgy too. Cool!

  6. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I agree with all of the above and especially about the turquoise discs. Its an awesome design.

  7. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    I also love the disks, they make the piece somewhat tribal and the intense red/coral really attracts attention.

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    All very nice, but I like the classic red and turquoise in this one :D

  9. S Clifton
    S Clifton says:

    Great design not a turquoise person but loved what you did here.

  10. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    You are doing a fantastic job with these large statement pieces!

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very cool!

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    Salem says:

    This is amazing – you’ve really nailed the tribal feel in your designs. Keep ‘em coming!

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