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Mermaid necklace
I had this Green Girl Shibuichi Mermaid pendant lost in my stash. I was working on something else and was looking for a bead and found her!!! Happy Happy because I thought she was lost.


Green Girl Shibuichi Mermaid pendant. (LB) Jesse James Bead aqua blue focal. (Michael's) Czech glass baby blue cruellers. (LB) Aqua dyed freshwater pearls. (Hobby Lobby) Rhinestone spacers. (Stash) Gold pressed glass beads. (Michael's) Amazonite rounds 3 sizes. (Stash, destashed by an LB friend) Shell button. (Hancock Fabrics. 😞) Knotted on aqua S-long cord from LBS.

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Beautiful!! Love the large bead with the rondelles and the gorgeous mermaid pendant. A keeper for sure.

  2. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    This is full of gorgeousness, Deb! The large beaded bead focal draws the eye down to the star mermaid.

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    Annas says:

    Fantastic it has the right colors. You have a good imagination keep it up.

  4. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love the cool blue color and flow of beads, with the pop of gold. Perfect setting for the beautiful mermaid!

  5. S KatollakaSue
    S KatollakaSue says:

    Really a pretty thing!

  6. Moogie
    Moogie says:

    Wow Deb, I’ve missed seeing your gorgeous creations! I love everything about this necklace. The aqua pearls are amazing, the firepolished rounds are yummy. I like how you added that whole gold section. Those crullers…mmmmgood! And your mermaid pendant is beautiful, the icing on the cake! I’d be sad too if I thought I had lost it—beautiful & pricey! Anyway, fabulous work! Even knotting instead of stringing was a great idea. It is so helpful to me when artists share their process & components they use. So, thanks!

  7. kye
    kye says:

    Oh wow! I can see why you were so happy to find the mermaid. You’ve created such a beauty. Everything just flows and works. I especially like the way you used the glass beads to tie in the color of the Green Girl pendant. It’s such a wonderful thought out design.

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Good Morning everybody!! Thank you so much for all your kind words and compliments. I always appreciate them so much, especially since I have been pretty much absent from here for the last few years.
    About the big focal bead. I was lucky and got several strands of Jesse James Beads on clearance at Michael’s. (I’m going to add a photo). I would never use the entire strand together and they were very pricey prior to being clearanced out. But they have some great beads to add as accents to pieces.
    The.aqua pearls were also a deal. H.B. had them on the 50% sale once and I fell in love. Then they clearanced them. I *had* 6 strands. Now they have the same color just a smaller size. You know I have always had a weakness for pearls and aqua.

    Thank you again. I will update you about other things at a later date.

    Photo of the clearanced Jesse James beads.


  9. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Deb this is so pretty, I just love the colors you used!

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    ClovisakaLois says:

    This is very lovely….the mermaid pendant is superb! I, too, have a weakness for pearls and aqua and love your project.

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    You know I love this one!!!! It’s a very adventurous design and serene setting for the mermaid. You, like Susie, combine bead species with gorgeous results!! :)

  12. C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie says:

    Ooooh. This is gorgeous! The pendant combination is wonderful. What a great way to use those Jesse James bead strands – I have a few – and all together they are too much, but as n accent like you’ve done, they’re great.

  13. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Deb…I LOVE!!! This is one awesome design! Absolutely everything is a top-notch combination together. The pearls, cruellers, & golden coins all bring that ‘WOW-factor’ to the already awesome focal design using the JJ bead & GG pendant. I just adore the special touch using shell button closure too. I really like how you unite, merge, and blend your creations in such a fantastic, unique way. A fave for sure! :)

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