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Botswana Agate for Mother-in-Law

About this design:

The center-piece is a Botswana Agate slab. It is sooooo beautiful i think. You can see its both sides on the close-up pictures. This necklace I designed and made for my mother-in-law. She really like blues, turquises and browns. When I found the agate I knew it was for her. I added fresh-water pearls which I luckily found in the perfect matching color, and I made kind of a band from them in right-angle-weave technique. And some copper elements to contrast and emphasize the bluish. I am very pleased with this one. And Margaret got it for christmas. She was very happy too.

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  1. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Gorgeous piece of agate! And I so envy you for being able to weave beads like that…the pearls are soooo pretty and make a lovely statement with the agate focal!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:


  3. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Beautiful, bet she loves it.

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    Brenda H says:

    Your bead work is wonderful, so unique! Beautiful necklace!

  5. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    GORGEOUS! I think you get the hang of this beading stuff, Swedish Chick!

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