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Hi everyone
I need your help! I was asked by a family friend to make her a bracelet using these stones that she picked herself. Rose quartz ovals and rough emerald tear drops.
This is what I have made so far, but to me it looks too plain. Can anyone help me with any ideas of what I could do to make it a bit spectacular? Every time I go into my workshop I look at all of my gems and findings and get stuck in a blur! It doesnt help that I did my inventory and I now know that I have over 51000 items in there... I think I have a slight problem ... ( who is joining gem hoarders anonymous with me? lol )anyway, any ideas would be much appreciated :)


oval rose quartz beads emerald rough cut tear drops silver plated 4mm jump rings 10mm lobster clasp rose quartz chip

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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Kerry, I love the rough-cut emerald teardrops, and with the rose quartz, it is a great showcase together. You could add a second strand of chain or one of smaller beads that compliment the first without detracting from its beauty. All of your work is wonderful, so I know she will love whatever you decide. :)

  2. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    I think its gorgeous. Sometimes simple things turn out to be the most beautiful.

  3. Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry
    Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry says:

    Thank you.
    I like the idea of an extra chain and I have some rose quartz chips. maybe a string of those? or charms?

    Will let you know what I come up with!
    Do you ever have crafters block? lol. I don’t know what is wrong with me with this one!

  4. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    You can add some silver charms.

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Or you could add some bead charms, in bunches, one or many.

    No, I wont join you in GHA :-) — your problem is: you COUNTED them! DON’T!! Just get some more boxes ;-)


  6. Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry
    Ginger Gem Crafts Kerry says:

    hehe, monica… the Husband made me count them :( his response was then ‘ go make some s**t! lol. He is hoping I one day sell enough on etsy to buy him a porsche… ( he doesnt realise all the money I make goes straight back into shiny stones, hehe )
    Good idea about the bead bunches. Your design looks beautiful. love it :)

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    Lovely, but I like your redo more :D

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