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Elephant In The Room

About this design:

I love when a piece tells a story! So, in addition to the large silver elephant pendant and wood chips, this necklace has stegodon beads (prehistoric elephant bones estimated to be 1.9 million years old)! There's a great story.




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  1. S KatollakaSue
    S KatollakaSue says:

    Another necklace that’s worth the effort! The pendant is glorious, and the beads you selected are just right! The wood chips provide subtle contrast, and the stegadons are super. They not only look just right, but the historical link is great. Just as a guideline, what are the rough dimensions of the pendant? Big fave!

  2. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Well worth the thought you put into it. This is an incredible piece!

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    Fresh Baked says:

    And it’s a great story you tell with this piece! By far my favorite of the ones you’ve shared. The necklace frames the focal perfectly.

  4. Fat Redhead Designs
    Fat Redhead Designs says:

    S KatollakaSue – Thanks again for your comments, always appreciated. The Elephant pendant is 3 1/2 at its widest point, and 2 3/4 tall.

  5. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    love your style

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    ClovisakaLois says:

    Beautiful design! A lot of Alabama Tide fans would love this!

  7. Snnje B
    Snnje B says:

    Wow! Gorgeous and interesting!

  8. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Outstanding necklace with an equally outstanding story!

  9. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Love this statement piece. Where does one find stegodon bones?!?

  10. Fat Redhead Designs
    Fat Redhead Designs says:

    Maggie’s Mom, probably a lot of places, but I know you can get them from Taylors Falls bead store near Minneapolis

  11. kye
    kye says:

    Everything about this necklace is just amazing. You always use the most unique components in your work. This is just wonderful.

  12. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Wow!!!! This is amazing. The design of beads is so perfectly done. But the elephant’s head is so unique. I love it.

  13. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    A very special piece! The elephant focal is awesome, and I really like how you used the wood chips in the design. Perfect!

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    wanderinjudith2 says:

    An inspired, beautiful design. I am looking for a fish component similar to your very unique elephant. Can you suggest some sources?

  15. Fat Redhead Designs
    Fat Redhead Designs says:

    wanderinjudith2 – other than going to major shows like Tucson or Bead & Button, you might try Etsy

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    A Loving says:

    Very special!

  17. Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    Just the most beautiful and balanced necklace that I have seen in a while. You did a perfect design to highlight that beautiful pendant! The beads chosen are truly an extension of the pendant.

  18. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Marvelous necklace and the beads are perfect with the elephant.
    Your elephant can come hang out in my living room any time and stay as long as it wants. It’s a very handsome animal and has great bones, too. :)

  19. Midge S
    Midge S says:

    Very very nice!

  20. imaginee2012art
    imaginee2012art says:

    Beautiful! This is such an artistically designed necklace, and I love the name! :)

  21. Deborah C Dallas
    Deborah C Dallas says:

    Love this!

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