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Smokey And Snakeskin

About this design:

I love green snake skin, it's so versatile. My love of smokey quartz is just as strong so I am glad they go so well together. Will start next week on more adventurous designs but for now have been sticking to the KISS principle as advised by little round chick. (Keep It Simple Stupid - LRC was kind though and changed the stupid into sweetie).


Smoky Quartz, Green Snakeskin , and Sterling Silver

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    RubberT aka Plucky Chick says:

    I would love, love, love to wear this piece!!

  2. Chicky ChaCha
    Chicky ChaCha says:

    This is so pretty Bree—love this. Is this for yourself? You did a great job—just like you do picking in the garden!!!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Beautiful Bree you did a fabulous job like it!!!!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    The motto is a good one. You have been a busy little darling. Miss Faith is not going to be able to catch up to you. You are smokin down the road. I knew once you started with all your picks you’d be a natural and just never quit. You go girl.

  5. Breezy Chick aka Bree
    Breezy Chick aka Bree says:

    Thanks ladies…. I think I will keep it Mary but will have to buy a nice brown or white dress to go with it… lol… it never ends. Hey Faith, you can do it, just spread your beads out on the table for a few days and something will come to you.

  6. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    very pretty!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Bree my problem is I don’t have very many beads yet. Left over from the necklace I made and some smokey quarts and tourmalated and a pale green tourmalated. I gotta get on the stick. Ted’s hospital trip and bad back sort of put the brakes on me doing much. Have to clean house get up a tree and sing carols etc. Just have so many things that are everyday that piled up. Ugh!!

  8. Breezy Chick aka Bree
    Breezy Chick aka Bree says:

    Lol… Faith, your doing all the stuff I’m supposed to be doing but I’m beading instead. I’ve got 1 1/2 days to clean the house from top to bottom, get all the Christmas baking done (am going to freeze it) and make a huge batch of passionfruit curd to put in jars and decorate before I go on 4 days of night shift and visitors start arriving. But here I am on LB gas bagging.. I’ll panic later :-) Glad to hear that Ted came out of his op ok, keep me up to date with his progress. Perhaps you should draw up a bead wish list and leave it lying around your family and friends to see… lol, it’s worth try and I’m sure your deserving.

  9. Breezy Chick aka Bree
    Breezy Chick aka Bree says:

    P.S. I guess that’s why fresh picking is so much fun, it’s affordable and you can dream about what you’d put together if money allowed.

  10. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    I still have to remind myself to this day to keep it simple (and I have been beading for over 6 yrs now) – I get tied up in doing elaborate designs that end up looking crazy sometimes. I always try to remember that simple is classic and elegant – Just like this piece. Great Job!

  11. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I think Snakeskin is quickly becoming my new favorite gemstone. I love what you’ve done with this necklace, pairing the flat ovals with the rondelles at the end. It is simply beautiful.

    By the way, I will have to take a picture of my bead wall. I have too many beads; it’s hard sometimes to think of what to use next. My bead wall resembles a small bead store. :::sigh:::

  12. Anita QoG Funny Chick
    Anita QoG Funny Chick says:

    Another Gorgeous necklace, Bree!!! I see you like the same colors I do!!!

  13. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love the necklace. Love the colors. REALLY love the shell, too. It makes a great display piece. :D

  14. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Bree, what a beautiful design and color combo! Terrific choices!!! Love your photo lay-out, too! :D

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    This is a winner in my books Bree!!
    You are so right, Snakeskin jasper goes very well with Smoky Quartz! Thank you for pointing that out!!! :-D

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