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Silken Strands

About this design:

My jewelry making seems to be even more minimalist than usual these days. During the big clean out of the studio, I came across a box of about eight silk cord packages that lay forgotten. Also recently saw some single stone necklaces on Facebook that sparked my interest in using the plain silk cords for simple necklaces. It gave me a chance to play around in my beads looking for the perfect ones for this project(something I'm sure we all love to do!)
These are all about 16 inches, so they can be used in layering. Also great that you can get about 4-5 necklaces from one package.
Nine of these cuties are in a giveaway over at my blog.
Go there to comment for a chance to win one. Just a bit of fun!


silk cord, various stone, pearls, and beads, metal findings

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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    How great to layer a number of these at one time. Having a variety, one could mix them up to suit mood or outfit. What a fun idea!

  2. BevB
    BevB says:

    They are nice. You are still creating whether it is, as you call it, minimalist. That’s what counts.

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    Melody F says:

    Sometimes simple is best. Classic.

  4. kye
    kye says:

    Simple can be very impactful. These are wonderful!

  5. Beauty Sought Khristin
    Beauty Sought Khristin says:

    Sometimes simple is best. I adore the minimalist look of these. They are wonderful.

  6. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Such pretty necklaces Fresh Baked. Very fun. I agree sometimes simple is best.

  7. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    These are delightful Lynda….so elegant. I should strive more for elegant….you have given me some ideas. I’m probably too late for your giveaway…but I’ll check it out!

  8. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Hello and thank you for also seeing the beauty in simplicity. Sometimes we want WOW! And sometimes we want just a little bit of sweet. And there is still time to enter…through Saturday the 27th.

  9. chelester
    chelester says:

    simple and fun!

  10. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Beautiful and so simple. Love ‘em all!

    Don’t know which one to wear? Can’t make up your mind? Make a statement and wear them all at once! After all indecision is the key to flexibility. Don’t make up your mind until you have to. :)

  11. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks so much Fresh Baked. The necklace goes so well with my enameled dragonfly earrings. I love it.


  12. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    PS – Love your website too. So much fun.

  13. cyndi1116
    cyndi1116 says:

    So lovely. Do you recall what size silk thread you used? The drape is really nice.

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