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After the Storm

About this design:

The inspiration for this design started when items came together as I sorted a recent LB order. The Amazonite pendant lay on top of the Stormy Blue pearls...then the frog leapt out of the bag.


Lima Beads: 50mm Amazonite pendant, Abalone rectangles, Stormy Blue pearls (rice and keishi), Leaping Frog charm. patterned bark toggle clasp. From my stocks: 4mm amazonite rounds, s/s beads, and s/p chain, headpins and wire.

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Beautiful! I LOVE the little froggie, too cool! Instant Fave! :D

  2. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Me too – into faves. I am in love with those pearls. Such a beautiful color. Love the way you did the pendant.

  3. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    This is even prettier in the big pic! Love the froggy, too!

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    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Thanks, Ravin, Linda and Susan.
    I love these pearls, too. Such great depth to their color. I’m thinking of making other variants of this design–substituting an abalone pendant (thanks Ravin for posting your neat abalone pendant wirework) and one without any pendant where another abalone rectangle is strung inline in place of the pendant. (Hope the pearls I bought are enough to do both!)

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    Lee D says:

    I love everything about this necklace. It is so beautiful! Into my favs too!

  6. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    Really charming, RWS. Love the little froggy — your design makes it looknlike he is sitting on a lily pad! And the pearls complement the abalone (and vice versa) very nicely!

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    LOL! Funny how things come together, this is to cute!! I am with Sue the froggy looks like he resting on a lily pad… Great job!! :)

  8. CAS
    CAS says:

    SPECTACULAR!!!!!! Love absolutely everything about it … ooooooohhhhhh … aaaaaahhhhhh … oooooohhhhh … aaaaaahhhhhh … ooooohhhhh … aaaaahhhhh … (continue ad infinitum) … :)

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    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Thank you for the compliments, Lee, Sue, Judith and CAS.
    Sue got it exactly right–I was going for the frog on a lilypad.

  10. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    This is so cute and pretty at the same time! Love the blue and the froggy! Wonderful!

  11. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Fun and Pretty!!! I really like the whole concept, and the frog just adds the right note of charm! :D

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    I am with CAS and Harriet. Such fun with froggy.
    Mix if stones pearls and abalone is beautiful.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    HEY! I know I commented on this yesterday! :-( Where’d it go?!! I’m sure I did!!

    Anyway, I love this! The stone choices are perfect and I love how you incorporated the Abalone rectangles!
    Froggy is cute too with the little dangles. :-)

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

    Mary — You may be remembering that she first posted this under her fresh pick with these colors. :D Don’t worry, you’re not losing it….. ;)

    This is absolutely stunning!!! I love the colors, the design, and (of course) the cute frog! :D

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Ha! Thank you Lynn!
    You are so right, LB is getting so big I’m never sure where I am and where I’ve been!! ;-)

    And don’t be so sure that I’m not losing it…..
    ;-) :-D :-D :-D LOL!!!! ;-)

  16. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Wow, stunning, I love the pearls and their color! This is fantastic!

  17. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Mary, you have me LOL right now!!! :D

  18. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    I love this. I ordered a little from LB yesterday to put on the VB lilly leaf. I had to call me order in because I can’t get on the website or any other lately. My wireles is clueless. Anyway, this is really nice.

  19. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    great piece, saw it in your fresh pick already :-) Love it!

  20. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Wonderful! And that Froggy Rules!

  21. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    that is ordered a little froggy…

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