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World Traveler and a Box of Rocks

About this design:

Several months ago I had an opportunity to buy a 1 pound bag of tigers eye beads. They are from jewelry that had been taken apart and resold as loose beads. I put them in a box for storage... the "Box of Rocks."

This necklace is one I made using a focal from the tigers eye beads. I sold the necklace to a friend who was going to Ireland. She had bought it for one of her friends that lives there. (The world traveler!) She also bought a memory wire bracelet and a memory wire sun catcher for some other friends. I am now an international jewelry designer...sort of. :)

The pendant is on a 36" red brass chain and the tassel is one I made from chain scraps that I had saved from other projects.


tigers eye, chain and chain scraps

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  1. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    I made a mistake on the chain…. it is antique copper from LB. :)

  2. kye
    kye says:

    Wow! That is quite the box of goodies! I love what you did with the necklace. Simplicity at it’s best.

  3. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Such a treasure box! Can’t wait to see more of your tiger-eye designs, Nancy.

  4. Beauty Sought Khristin
    Beauty Sought Khristin says:

    I’m kinda jealous of that box of tiger’s eye! The treatment of that diamond bead is fantastic! Simple and elegant. Great piece!

  5. Moogie
    Moogie says:

    Oooo, what an interesting box of rocks! Lots of cool shapes & different drilling. Your necklace is perfect to set off the diamond shape tiger eye.
    Nice to see you back, LRC!

  6. Tana
    Tana says:

    Love your chain tassel!!! :)

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