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Carnelian Heart

About this design:

The first one is a amber 14 gauge wire heart with carnelian chips and 2 agate stones. I felt it needed something next to the heart pendant and I like the combo, kinda sets of the heart. The second one is a rose quartz donut I got from a gem show. I had no idea what I wanted to do with it.So I played around with some square copper wire. What do you think? I now need to find some way to finish it off????

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  1. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    Both of these are just absolutely beautiful, J. Okay, I’m gonna do some guessing here: Justine, Jesse, Jane, Janet, Jonas, Jonquil, Josephine, Jardine, ……….; am I even close?

  2. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Copper and carnelian a beautiful combination. And your wire work is excellent!

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    LOVE them both!

  4. JC Hamm
    JC Hamm says:

    Thank you ladies!! Syd, my intials stand for June Colleen. I go by

  5. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Wow JC..what a nice blend of stones. I love stone chips. You never see them enough.
    The orange and gold tones look lovely with copper,and of course your wire work is great.
    Now about the donut. Hmmm..(puts on thinking cap..ties it tight).
    How about copper chain/or brass,with some pink pearls,and maybe pink opal nuggets,with a few onxy or obsidian to compliment the black specks in the opals?
    (I just love telling other peeps what to do. It’s so easy to sip my tea,and boss you around) LOL LOL ;+D

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the colors and wire heart in this JC! I think Nancy might be on to something for your donut :)

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Well… have we been at the same table, or what??! I have a very similar brass heart with pearls, but combined with a black chain. And I’ve done quite a few donuts… Yours are just stunning! To me, the donut screams “black suede, nothing else!”, but that is just my scandinavian taste, with an ear cocked towards the customer.

  8. JC Hamm
    JC Hamm says:

    Thank you!! Nancy, I was thinking the same thing, using copper chain and pink stones. I’m going to look for some rose quartz. (as in a bead chain)????? :D

  9. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    I love stone chips too and this necklace is great.

  10. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    I like chips too! And I seem to be drawn to carnelian in all forms. Love both of these designs!

  11. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    love love love the heart necklace! the accent stones really set it off. your wire work on the donut is great…hmmmmm…… maybe brown suede cord because of the copper with the occasional rose quartz nugget?

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