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Interview Necklace

About this design:

Made this last night to wear to a job interview today. They say you should wear conservative jewelry, but that's just not my style! Didn't have time to wrap the hook clasp. Maybe tomorrow....


Hand patinad pendant, bird charm, citrine nuggets, Czech glass, Autumn Jasper, Pyrite nuggets, sari silk, Vintaj hook clasp, craft wire.

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  1. Copenhagen Statement
    Copenhagen Statement says:

    I like this one.

    I like the level of creativity that goes into this piece. The different beads, sizes, textures and the fabric.

    Good Work!

  2. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Beautiful. I love the color of the ribbon and the all the other elements of the wood and stone.

  3. deleted
    deleted says:

    A great combination of materials and I’m awed that you created this in only one evening – raising of pliers in a salute!

  4. CAS
    CAS says:

    A triple ooooohhhhh … aaaahhhhh for this piece … gorgeous! Seeing this if they don’t give you the job they’d be very very silly. Good luck, fingers crossed for you. :)

  5. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Beautiful mix if colors and elements! I love how you did the patina on the embossed pendant. I’m sure they’ll be impressed with your talent, creativity and skill that went into making this gorgeous necklace. :)

  6. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    This is wonderful! What an eye catching design! Love the contrast between the pyrite and citrine; and the Czech beads add that special texture. I really like the ‘movement’ of the pendant and the silk around the neckline–soft and comfy! Fantastic job! Wishing you success on you interview too! :)

  7. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Love this! It’s such a beautiful piece and it really shows off your creativity and talent. I agree with you, I don’t ever wear conservative jewelry to interviews. Good luck!

  8. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Agree that this also shows your creativity and talent.

    They also say “dress to impress !” and this necklace does just that!

    Best wishes in the job search!

  9. Janet Miriam
    Janet Miriam says:

    Oh I love this one, so creative! I love all the different types of beads and the colors are gorgeous! How did the interview go?

  10. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Stunning pieced love it! Good luck@!

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

    Stunning and unique – beautiful!

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Bee YOO tee mus! :)

  13. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Hit send too soon….. This is exactly your boho style and I love it! You go girl!!!

  14. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the colors and elements you chose, and your patina work is perfect as always!

  15. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Oooooh, GORGEOUS! Love everything about it! Those citrine nuggets are FABULOUS and I LOVE the pyrite nuggets! :)

  16. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Ok, now spill… :) job interview? How did it go?

  17. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Thank you everyone for the wonderful comments! What a boost!

    Becky, the interview went OK, I guess. I’m a little rusty, and maybe shouldn’t be too honest. I can see where maybe I should have elaborated a little bit more, or padded a few statements. There are several candidates(as I saw the schedule for their respective appts on the conference room wall), so who knows? Either way, I’ll keep up the search…I simply despise my current job, and need to do something else, even if it means flipping burgers at the local watering hole!

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Absoultely LOVE everything about the necklace, and can SO relate to your situation! And the honesty bit too… Good luck!

  19. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I totally hear you, sister. My current situation isn’t exactly where I want to be either. I am not looking for something else in my field but rather a complete change of scenery. Good luck in your search. Even if it takes awhile I know somewhere is a good fit for you.

  20. Tres Chick
    Tres Chick says:

    This is lovely. I was caught at first glance by the wildness of it.
    In case you want some advice, as both an ex-interviewee and
    ex-interviewer, I’ve learned that the most successful candidates
    do let their individuality shine through. This makes them memorable
    to the interviewer and provides a basis on which to build a
    relationship. Above all, be enthusiastic – show that you are
    sincerely interested in the position.

  21. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Outstanding design and eye-catching pieces!

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