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Black Cherry Cluster

About this design:

A cluster of black cherry freshwater pearls on an antiqued silver chain, worn as a choker. Reminds me of the holidays!


Lots of patience to wrap each pearl onto the chain! Various sizes of pearls, lots and lots of headpins, chain, split rings, hammered gunmetal discs, toggle clasp and earwires.

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  1. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Jingle Jingle!:). Definitely Holiday Wear! Won’t even ask how much time you spent making this…it is very lovely!! Makes me green with envy for sure! Now all my dragons want one!! (Oh no, look what you’ve started! Help!)

  2. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Fab chain, and I’ve always got those cranberry pearls around – I love them! Really love what you did here – so like all those little berries on the holly boughs!

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    Reet says:

    Stunning necklace !

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    D D Mystic Chick says:

    very pretty! your patience paid off in a lovely necklace for you (or whomever) to enjoy!

  5. Mayan Chick - Lilly
    Mayan Chick - Lilly says:

    WOW! Absolutely Gorgeous!

  6. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    This is so lovely and elegant too! What a pretty necklace!

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    therainmaker says:

    Very beautiful, definately a Christmas sort of piece! All that patience must be paying off!!! ;)

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    So very pretty!
    And definitely worth the work!

  9. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    This is amazing – I love how you mixed the hammered discs in with the pearls!

  10. jewelJoy
    jewelJoy says:

    Lots of work, but this looks fantastic…when you are wearing it, someone just HAS to say SOMETHING!!!

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Fantastic necklace. Bet you were cross-eyed and crazy by the time you finished.

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    Brenda H says:

    Stunning necklace, Christmas or anytime!

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    Beautiful, unique, and love the earrings, too!

  14. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Beautiful!!! :-D

  15. Shelly m
    M mccallister mrs chick says:

    this is gorgeous!!! i love it.

  16. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Wow!!! Love this!!! Great colors, great design, tremendous patience, and all that talent too!!! :D

  17. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    WOW!!!! Love it!

  18. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    BEAUTIFUL, alot of work but well worth it..tha color is gorgeous!!!!

  19. Anita QoG Funny Chick
    Anita QoG Funny Chick says:

    Stunning creation!!! GREAT color!!

  20. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Oh, this is very sweet! You did a fantastic job! Great color!

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  22. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Totally beautiful..

  23. Bonnie R
    Bonnie R says:

    Did i see this in a magazine? Yours?

  24. Nicki - Taylored Designs
    Nicki - Taylored Designs says:

    I haven’t noticed it in a magazine….but then again I only read “Bead Style”. I’m curious now that you say that…any idea where you would’ve seen it? I was actually inspired by a necklace in a store that sells super cheap and fake jewelry…we all know those stores! They had glass pearls all the way around, not quite as many though. I was very excited to find the right pearls and start this piece.

  25. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    So fabulous!!! Actually makes me think of cranberries, quite perfect for the upcoming holiday season! I really love this color of pearl and the design is definitely a fav!

  26. Smoky Rose
    Smoky Rose says:

    this is beautiful!

  27. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    This one is definatly my favorite you have posted so far!!!!

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