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Sedona Sunset

About this design:

I wanted to create a very earthy, multi-strand statement necklace in shades of red and orange.


Czech beads, brass chain and findings.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Very pretty, and the colors are very “sunset” !

  2. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Perfect title for this beautiful piece!

  3. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Thanks so much. It’s out of my comfort zone so I am glad you like it.

  4. CAS
    CAS says:

    Ooooohhhhh … aaaahhhhhh … :D … love this Del! All colors I adore, great design, and where did you get the sweet brass 1-3 connectors?

  5. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    gorgeous :)

  6. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Thanks, CAS. I got them on eBay, I think. They are very hard to find and I had to look a long time.

  7. S Clifton
    S Clifton says:

    You nailed it , it is defintely earthy great piece.

  8. Nancy Mc
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  9. Miss Molly
    Miss Molly says:

    This design & color combo are gorgeous, and your photography is stunning!

  10. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Oh thank you everybody. I don’t use a tripod when I shoot and I really should but I am just too lazy to set it up. I am shaky so I try to rest my elbows on the table. I built a cheap light box out of PVC pipe and it really does improve the pictures. I just use the MS-Windows picture editor.

  11. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Perfectly wonderful name for this piece! Love everything about the design and colors.

  12. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    Great colors and I love all the various shapes of beads. Very nice work!!

  13. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    A sort of ‘tweedy’ brown outfit, or the same in medium blues; oh there’s lots of things it would go really well with and a matching bracelet and a really striking ‘chapeau’. I love to see hats on gals that can wear them; I can’t. They are SO UPTOWN looking.

  14. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    by the way – I DO like your necklace – LOL

  15. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Syndey, you are too funny!

  16. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oh yeah! I’d say you’ve made a statement!! Wonderful selection of stones! Bet this would look fabulous against turquoise. Gorgeous!

  17. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Gorgeous desert colors! Love the style and color in your design! :)

  18. Blooming Ideas
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  19. Sylvia H
    Sylvia H says:

    What a beautiful piece. Love all the colors. It does make you think of a beautiful sunset.

  20. Sylvia H
    Sylvia H says:

    Never been to Sedona but these colors also remind me of some of the beautiful sunsets I can see over the Blue Ridge Mountains from my house.

  21. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Oh yes, I’ve seen many desert sunsets living in Arizona. Your necklace is a great representation of them with the fiery colors and boldness. This necklace is quite the statement! Love it!

  22. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Thanks so much everyone. I have been to Sedona once and absolutely loved the color of the rocks.

  23. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    Hands down a real winner.

  24. A me
    A me says:

    I am really feeling this one…it has to make whoever wears it feel super alive…take me dancing!

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