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Ruby Zoisite Clusters

About this design:

More sticks only these are Ruby and Zoisite which happens to be one of my all time favorite stones. I put the R&Z sticks in clusters separated by large cream colored pearls. The shapes of these sticks are not as uniform as others I've used so they don't always lay flat. I just realizes as I was taking the photos that there is no clasp on this necklace. I suppose I should put one on for the sake of convenience.

Components:

Ruby Zoisite sticks, fresh water pearls antique silver chain

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  1. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Oh my, this is stunning. I’ve only seen this stone online- never in a bead store. It’s so beautiful and the large pearls are a perfect marrying of the two. The antique silver chain is perfect ! Love it!

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    Moogie says:

    This came out so pretty. I think the pearl accents are beautiful.
    I’ve been working with ruby zoisite all day! I have an offset donut & am making bead links & antique copper for the metal. I like the silver better!

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Wow – what beautiful colors in the ruby zoisite. And the pearl separators are perfect for the design. I agree – the silver chain goes nicely. So pretty.

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Had to read up on ruby zoisite – very interesting.

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    Melody F says:

    Love the contrast. It works.

  6. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    So pretty with the pearls; they add but don’t take away from the R&Z!

  7. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Ruby Zoisite is such an interesting & beautiful stone. I’ve always loved the pops of ruby amongst the deep greens. I like how you made links from the sticks, and the pearls add a soft, delicate touch in contrast to the natural feel of the sticks.

  8. kye
    kye says:

    So pretty. I like the organic look to the stacks. Ruby Zoisite is new to me. It’s beautiful paired with pearls.

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks for the comments and compliments everyone. Ruby Zoisite is an interesting combination that varies from rich dark green to a light green almost as light as peridot. The darker green takes a really high polish.

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