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Rhodochrosite Statement

About this design:

You WILL be noticed wearing this statement piece! Big, beautiful rhodochrosite nuggets...and what goes better with rhodochrosite nuggets than an ox horn?!

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  1. S KatollakaSue
    S KatollakaSue says:

    Yes, that is certainly a statement piece! Ox horn would not immediately come to my mind when fondling lumps of rhodochrosite, but it really works. I like how the beauty of the stones grabs and holds one’s attention, but the other elements are strong enough to deserve their place. The wire spacers are great. What did you use for a clasp? Beautiful piece that I would expect to see in a gallery. I love it!

  2. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Delightful combination — colorwise and component wise!

  3. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Those Rhodochrosite nuggets are awesome! With the tan coloration mixed in them, they look great with the ox horn. Definitely a statement piece!

  4. Fat Redhead Designs
    Fat Redhead Designs says:

    S Katollaka Sue – I used a big brass hook for a clasp. Thanks for your great compliments.

  5. S KatollakaSue
    S KatollakaSue says:

    Yeah, that would work!

  6. Annas
    Annas says:

    Beautiful work, color combo is perfect. You really pick it.

  7. jdtt
    jdtt says:

    Bold and beautiful!

  8. Creel U
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    Fresh Baked says:

    Knew this was your work right away! It’s a special talent you have to put together these big statement necklaces. Love the stones!

  10. Fat Redhead Designs
    Fat Redhead Designs says:

    FreshBaked…. thank you, your comment made me smile

  11. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Beautiful. Where do you find these horns??

  12. Fat Redhead Designs
    Fat Redhead Designs says:

    Harmony on Strings… you can find the horns at big bead shows. Maybe Taylor’s Falls Bead Store in Minneapolis or Elka Designs in Chicago

  13. kye
    kye says:

    Wow! Now that’s a necklace.

  14. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Thank you

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    B Kraynick says:

    Wow what a great necklace, where did you get those beautiful big rhodochrosite pieces, they are simply gorgeous. You are really talented.

  16. Fat Redhead Designs
    Fat Redhead Designs says:

    B Kraynick….thank you. I think I got the rhodochrosite in Tucson a couple years ago.

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    Rocky D says:

    OMG! Gorgeous! LOVE,LOVE,LOVE!

  18. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    The elements you have crafted in this gorgeous necklace are simply breathtaking. Talk about a STATEMENT! I’ve always been in love with rhodochrosite but never purchased it. I guess I had better get off my but and get myself to a bead show someday! Never been, plan to now! Your bold piece will be so flattering on anyone who wears it.

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