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Finished

About this design:

Here is the finished piece. The chain is made from copper and the 2mm sized white moonstone from LB. The beads are so small that 3 links makes an inch!

Components:

Moonstone, copper

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  1. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Beautifully executed, as usual! I do so admire your skill!

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Khristin – This is so lovely. Is the chain the same as the Moonlit Sea? I’m not very good with wire work. 2mm beads are smaller than you’d think. Wonderful work.

  3. Moogie
    Moogie says:

    Another beautiful necklace. Did making those tiny wrapped links drive you crazy?! The wirework on your focal is so intricate. I love the copper with the moonstone too. Fantastic!

  4. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    I can’t believe you were able to wrap those TINY beads! You are amazing. The chain is perfect for the wrapped focal.

  5. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Another fantastic piece! I can not fathom making links with the 2 mm moonstone beads!!! I have a few 2 mm beads in my collection thinking I could use them as seed beads in some beadweaving pieces, but never though of making wrapped links with them. You are one brave designer!!!

  6. Beauty Sought Khristin
    Beauty Sought Khristin says:

    Thank you! I do so appreciate the comments! The chain is the same as the other piece I posted just on copper. I added a photo to show the size of,the beads, and there are 7 with space on a 1/4 inch square. Very teeny tiny! I used 24 gauge wire and kept the loops small to compensate for the fragility of the wire. I only lost a couple beads when I pinched the wire down on the link!

  7. kye
    kye says:

    This is beautiful! I’m so glad you posted the finished piece. Love the small intricate chain you made to go with the fantastic and intricate focal. Wonderful work Khristin!

  8. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    I can’t even imagine the work involved in making this stunning piece….as always, I admire your work so much!!

  9. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    I especially love your chains- I know that must be tedious-however you excel at it and hope you open an etsy shop soon!

  10. Beauty Sought Khristin
    Beauty Sought Khristin says:

    Thank you so much for all the comments. Chains are tedious, especially when they are made with itty bitty beads!

    Robin, I do have an etsy shop but, I just can’t get anyone, other than people I know, to buy anything lol!

  11. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    what the name of your etsy shop?

  12. Beauty Sought Khristin
    Beauty Sought Khristin says:

    Hey Robin, the name is Beautysought https://www.etsy.com/shop/BeautySought?ref=search_shop_redirect

    I’ve moved pricing around, I can always lower it again, but then I’m nearly giving it away because of the amount of time invested. But it is also middle of the road on pricing so… I can’t pay for advertising so my stuff shows up way late in searches.

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