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Summer Fun

About this design:

Well, this is my first post--finally purchased a camera! Just a simple linked necklace that reflects my amusing interpretation of summertime--flowers, birds, and fun! (Now I know what all the conversation is about when taking pictures in correct lighting! Hope these photos turned out. Wish I had kept all the comments and tips that have been shared on the posts--any advice I would appreciate!)


Golden Sari Silk, Czech flower coins & faceted rondelles (LB); Misc jasper, dyed magnesite, dyed quartz; AntBrass jumprings, eyepins, links; Parawire (LB); Bird in Cage Focal (HL).

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Your pictures are quite clear – very nice. Your necklace is so cute and love the canary in a cage pendant.

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This is gorgeous!! I really like the different links in between the coin links, they only add to the character of the whole piece. I also love how the sari silk picks up the gold in the coins with the more subtle colors. I would wear this all the time :)

  3. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Very cute. Love the colors and the design. I also like the different links.

  4. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    This piece is so fun and your pictures are great! I love the colors on this, they definitely give a summer vibe.

  5. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Great colors…great design! Love it!

  6. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Thanks everyone for the positive feed back! I truly fretted over the mismatched links in between the coins. I wasn’t sure if they would detract from the flower coins and overall feel of the piece. :)

  7. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Congrats on your first post ! Your photos are great as is the design of your necklace – - -

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

    Beautiful and imaginative – love it!

  9. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Such an adorable necklace. The mismatched links are perfect!! I totally love the pendant and.the sari silk!!

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love it, all the different links make it so interesting, love the silk too :D

  11. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    Nice work. First posting fantastic.

  12. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    I like the piece of sari you added above the focal. It brings the entire piece together. Very nice work!

  13. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Beautiful combination of beads and components! You should be very proud of this! :)

  14. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    All your wonderful comments have truly touched my heart–Thank you :)

  15. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  16. CAS
    CAS says:

    At first glance I didn’t notice the mis-matched links, but when I did … oooohhhh! … brilliant!!! They take your piece from “nice” to “WOW” for me … love it! :D

    You’ll have to post more of your pieces now. ;)

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Ditto to CAS — the assymetry is spot-on! And the pics are very clear and good! Lovely piece!

  18. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    I love this! It’s so sweet, and very soft yet colorful. I agree that your mixture of different links add a great twist! Your pics are great too!

  19. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Thank you all for the kind words! :)

  20. Shelly m
    Shelly m says:

    I love this, and would wear it in a heartbeat!

  21. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Chirp, chirp. Tweeeeet! Love the canary but the necklace design is really great, too. :D

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