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Autumn Sun

About this design:

I found these Czech glass sun discs at a neat little bead shop. When I started working on this necklace I had an idea what I wanted to do. This is nothing like it. My hands had their own idea it seems.


18 & 20 gauge wire, jump rings for the Twist of Fate chainmaille weave, Czech glass sun disc, 8mm Sunflower Agate (LB), 8mm Czech glass Coconut Chandelier (LB), 8mm Green Serpentine (LB), 8mm Batiked Agate, Antique Soochow Jade (LB),chain and my handmade clasp.

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    I love the earthy colors and design. It is always so amazing when we get beads with a design in mind, but we finally get started on it we find a different design.

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    It’s so funny when one design turns into another. This one is fantastic. Love the colors and the sun bead is so cool. Just beautiful kye. Your wire wrapping is so pretty.

  3. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    I always recognize your work immediately. It always has that organic earthy look to it….not to mention your awesome chainmaille work. Your hands created a great necklace.

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    thegreenzebra says:

    So Awesome! The whole necklace is fabulous and I really like your wire wrapping on the pendant, what an excellent idea. A work of art!

  5. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    What an awesome necklace! It’ll be perfect for fall! I love the Czech sun in it! Your wiring is beautiful!

  6. Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 says:

    Ooooo….went right into my favs! I love the Czech sun bead, and all those earthy colors. You have a knack for finding all the beads I would personally choose. Another 5 star design!

  7. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    We often must let our hands make the decision. The hands seem to know best. Wonderful necklace. I love the sun disk and the simple wire across the stone.

  8. kye
    kye says:

    You guys are so sweet. Thank you for the positive feedback.

  9. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Beautiful necklace Kye! I also love the color & bead selections which are so grounding & natural. Great find with the Czech coins–it’s a wonderful addition to this piece. One of the joys in beading is to start out with an idea and watch it evolve through the process–then to stand back & see the finished project and feel good about it. This is definitely a ‘feel good’ moment!

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    This is very close to some of the designs my hands have also created. I love it and especially the colors!!

  11. kye
    kye says:

    Thanks CC and Becky.

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