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Rustic Feather Set

About this design:

Time for a change in pace….Lately I’ve been playing with color and my postings have reflected that undertaking. But at heart, I love neutral, earthy designs with natural elements. I have a liking for Jasper beads because they reflect, often so clearly, the lovely world around us.

I decided to create a multi-layer set in which the necklaces can be worn together or separately. I really liked these top-drill pebbles and how they ‘dance’ about when strung. I used waxed linen on the longer necklace and knotted between the nuggets & rondelles.


Lipstick Ranch Iron Feather (LB), Red Creek Jasper faceted rondelles (LB), Wild Horse Jasper faceted nuggets & pebbles (LB), Magnesite, Riverstone, Czech striped picasso & trica seed beads, Jasper focal bead, waxed linen, AB chain & findings

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  1. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    CC- This set is so beautiful. I don’t know where to start. The dancing pebbles are so much fun. Such a clever design. To be able to wear all of them together. Love your natural earthy and watery colors. And the toggle – just wonderful. OH, and the feather. Wow.

  2. BevB
    BevB says:

    Absolutely beautiful! I sometimes layer my jewelry too.

  3. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    CC, this is a stunning set! The colors are made for each other. I love the dancing nuggets.

  4. Stingray
    Stingray says:

    Excellent. I love the earth and sky colors and they go great with the feather. Are those jumprings instead of a crimp cover on the ring side of the bracelet? Very clever. The whole set pulls together so nicely.

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Gorgeous soft earthy colors! Love!

  6. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Thanks for the comments everyone! I really appreciate them. :)

    Stingray, yes, those are jumprings. I have to say, when I was pondering names for this set, hubby thought up ‘Earth & Sky’ — that was his first impression & he felt the set had a Native American vibe to it. I’ll let him know you mentioned it in your comment and you thought the same thing. :)

  7. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Absolutely wonderful….perfectly put together!! The blues and browns, variety of beads….couldn’t be better!

  8. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Wow! I’ll just ditto what everyone else has said, this is just beautiful and inspired! Saved this for future inspiration.

  9. CKitty
    CKitty says:

    This is a great set! Beautifully put together,CC. A very interesting bracelet. I feel it has a Native American feel to it too.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Oh myyyy! I’m in love!
    I keep coming back to look at all the wonderful movement, texture, color & beautiful design in each piece. Awesome!

  11. kye
    kye says:

    Oh my CC. This set is perfection. I love each and every fantastic detail. The color, the textures, the various shapes, the design, the flow….everything! And that toggle! Wow! I just don’t have the words to express how much I admire and love this gorgeous set. Well done!!

  12. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Wow, Thanks for the positive feedback on the set–what a wonderful surprise! It was nice to create with the different theme base. I so enjoy trying out different ideas and styles–keeps beading fresh and interesting. Have a great day everyone! :)

  13. Medieval Momma
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  14. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Thanks MM! I appreciate your comment! :)

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    S lazan says:

    I love this set!!!

  16. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Terrific color combination and the design of the set is outstanding!

  17. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Exquisite and perfect. Neutral is great with a touch of color like turquoise. I hoped you had a website but no such luck.

  18. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Nancy, what a compliment. Thank you.
    Everyone, all of your kind words warm my heart.

  19. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Love this set! I really like the option of adding the second piece. A beautiful marrying of color and stones. Well done CC!

  20. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Thank you Robin.

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