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Royal Red Beauty

About this design:

This piece was inspired by Jeanne who gifted me with a beautiful African bloodstone pendant bead. (Which I used in another necklace!)

I found these 12mm rounds on ebay and when I received them, I was thrilled with the quality...they also match Jeanne's pendant perfectly!

I had the garnet rondelles in my stash and felt they made this piece look very rich and saturated in color.

I hope you don't mind my using your designs as my inspiration Jeanne!


African bloodstone 12mm rounds, Garnet rondelles, garnet rounds (4mm) white swarovski crystal pearls (6mm), pewter spacers.

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    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    This is the very first piece I posted in my new etsy shop!
    I loved the photo my hubby took so much!

    The link for my shop is under my profile. Let me know if I am on the right track!

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    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Gorgeous combination! Love the garnet and white pearls with the bloodstone (also marketed as Dragon’s Blood Jasper).

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    Dora H says:

    WOWEEEEE…gorgeous !!!!! LOVE it

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:


  5. CAS
    CAS says:

    Woooooooooo!!! Gorgeous Debbi!!! I still haven’t had the right inspiration for my Bloodstone from Jeanne … (insert mild creative envy here) … and now you’ve been wonderfully inspried twice!! Love it Chicky!!!

  6. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Gorgeous, I have never seen African Bloodstone it is wonderful as is the necklace you made.

  7. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very nice color combo, and design.

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Fave!! This is fntastic, I LOVE, love, love it!!

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    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    Wow! Thank you ALL for your kind comments!

    Runs with Sibes, I didn’t know this was also called Dragon’s Blood Jasper, thank you for letting me know!

    Christine, thank you, you are such a sweetie! Once Bob takes a pic of the 2nd necklace (the one with the stunning pendant!), I’ll post that also. I like that necklace too….I didn’t sell either necklace at the home shows, so into the Etsy shop they go!

  10. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    This is gorgeous. I really like the way you harmonized the different beads in the overall composition. A feast for the eyes! Into my faves!

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    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    Thank you so much, Linda!

  12. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    What a gorgeous necklace and earrings set, Debbi! The colors and design are wonderful! :D

    I’ll be sure to check out your Etsy shop. Wishing you the best of luck there!!! :D

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    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    Thank you, Lynn! For the compliments on this set and for the good wishes for my Etsy shop!

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