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Amazing Grace

About this design:

This piece started with the ceramic pendant from Etsy. I added the copper disk for interest and stability. I thought the ceramic pendant was a little thin. But, I love the old song "Amazing Grace". I also loved the colors of the pendant. Copper disk colored with Vintaj Jade Patina.


I used all beads from Lima Beads: Carnelian 4mm,African Turquoise chips, Hummingbird ceramic beads, Czech glass beads, copper clasp,3mm leather lace, and finally BB finding that I got from a clearance grab bag. Wish I had more! LOL

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Beuatiful combination of beads to go with the pendants! Amazing Grace is also a favorite of mine, too.

  2. Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 says:

    Great color combo–the beads match the pendant perfectly!

  3. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Nice treatment for the pendant using the leather lace. You did a fantastic job pulling the colors from the focal into the rest of the design.

  4. C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie says:

    This is wonderful Donna. I really like the treatment you gave the focal and the rest of the design complements the focal beautifully. :)

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    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    Thanks everyone for your kind comments. I love putting beads together I am finding out. I was exactly pleased with the leather lace holding the pendant. So, I decided to rivet a wider lace bail. I added pictures. What do you think? I think with practice, this will be a keeper for me.

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    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    I am looking at the leather bail and it does need fine tuning. Practice and more practice! LOL

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    Moogie says:

    I absolutely love this necklace, Donna! The colors, the pendant, everything. You made a great decision putting the copper disc behind the heart. Great patina job too. And riveting nicely does take a lot of practice. I love the compression rivets. They are so easy to use.

  8. S KatollakaSue
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  9. Asia
    Asia says:

    I relly like the layering effect and you pulled the colors great :D

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    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    Thanks again for all the kind comments. You are all a wonderful and talented group of ladies. You have helped through this learning process. Now if I could find my style. Know that I am all over the place. LOL

  11. kye
    kye says:

    This is so beautiful Donna. The bead choices look so good with that nifty pendant. I especially like the seed beads on the leather lace. So cool. :)

  12. G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail says:

    Love the new bail and the addition of the copper to the pendant. Fantastic ideas and gorgeous colors.

  13. Medieval Momma
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    Fresh Baked says:

    It’s a keeper! One of my favorite hymns as well.

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