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50 years of Love

About this design:

My first knotted pearl necklace; designed for my mother-in-law for her 50th wedding anniversary :) Hope she will like it!


Butterscotch nugget pearls and brass components.

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  1. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    SHE WILL ADORE IT! It is beautiful. What a great job on the knotted pearls!

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    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    What a beautiful gift! Great job with the knotted pearls…the pearls are lovely and the love birds connector is perfect!

  3. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    What a lucky MIL to have you for her DIL!!! Such a beautiful, simple, elegant design, Johanne! I love the love birds you chose for your focal and that clasp is just perfect with it! :D

    Congrats to your in-laws on their 50th wedding anniversary!!! :D

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    K H says:

    Great job on the necklace – I use a lot of pearls, but I’ve never knotted them. Congrats to MIL and FIL!!! :)

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Such a beautiful necklace and wonderful gesture for MIL. I’m sure she’ll love it.

  6. martham
    martham says:

    This will be a hit I am sure. I just bought myself some silk thread and have a nice bunch of pearls I want to string. I haven’t done it yet. I worry that I will make my way through almost the entire strand and then screw up a knot. :)

  7. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Yes Markham, I admit I have redone this one a couple times :) Once my thread broke at the very end, another time I got this knot right in the middle, and that’s not counting the first time when I totally cut-off the needle from the thread, not realizing this shread of metal was actually my needle, thus waisting the whole length of silk! But I’m happy with the result, so I guess patience does pay off :) ) Go for it!
    Thanks you Ladies :)

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Johanne, this is beautiful – your mother in law is going to cry! I admire your patience in knotting – I have a strand of pearls I’ve been asked to restring – maybe I should send them to you! This is a wonderful job of knotting! :D

  9. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    This is adorable and classy at the same time! Love it! The pendant is SO cute. You did such a great job knotting the pearls. I’ll have to try that one day.

  10. Cherie D
    Cherie D says:

    such love behind the making, Congrats on a great job. Best wishes for the happy couple for many,many more. I lost my husband after 19 years together and remember to cherish every moment!!

  11. Smoky Rose
    Smoky Rose says:

    simply beautiful!

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