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Ebony & Ivory

About this design:

Akoya pearls in black and white. I made this simple double strand to wear with my black dress for a spring wedding. Still need to make the earrings. And maybe a bracelet.


7 -8mm Akoya pearls in black and white, 14K gold spacers and an antiqued gold magnetic leaf clasp by Jill MacKay.

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  1. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    MEGA SOPHIFISTICATION! This is beautiful. You will be stunnning.

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    B Stafford says:

    Beautiful! Can’t wait to see the earrings!

  3. Goldie H
    Goldie H says:

    Oh this is beautiful! Absolutely stunning!

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    This necklace has the WOW factor to the max! Simple yet stunning!

  5. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Oh my this is awesome, I love the 2 different sides and the color is super.

  6. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    This is a classic design! It will stand the test of time in the fashion world!

  7. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Akoya pearls?????????????? WOW!

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    Lee D says:

    Sooo beautiful and elegant! Perfect for a wedding.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Very elegant!!!!

  10. Frida
    Frida says:

    Beautiful it’s a favorite!

  11. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Just beautiful.

  12. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Jackie O., Pricess Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Kathryn Hepburn, Princess Di, and Chippy Chick Lindys – some of the world’s classiest ladies.

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    Timeless 2 says:

    I love this piece the colors go great with the gold accents. Can’t wait to see the earrings and bracelet.

  14. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    A classic Beauty.

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    LeighAnn F says:

    wowza! Super beautiful!

  16. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Thanks everyone for the wonderful comments. Yes Sali Jo, Akoya pearls! A bit pricey, but I’ve always wanted a good string of pearls!

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    Luv2bead - Little Chick says:

    This is amazing!!! I love this!!! Fave! :D

  18. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    WOW and others have said a real classic..very beautiful pearls worth the cost I’m sure…very elegant!

  19. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Encourage people to click on the enlargements…your attention to detail with “Just a little more than the pearls” and the clasp is exquisite. I meant to add that the first time.

  20. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    What a Style. Wonderful desing. I love this. Well done :)

  21. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Wow – this is fabulous!!! I love this design!

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Fave! This is fantastic and Harmony is so right, click to look at the detail, cuz, wow, just wow…

  23. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Oh, perfect for an evening out! the right accent for any occassion, simple, sophisticated & luxorious!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Absolutely superb! What a wonderful, sophisticated design…great for a wedding, a night out on the town, with a business suit, or to add that special touch to almost any outfit. I love it! :D

  25. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    WOW!! Supreme … I just love this. The detail once you click to make the pics larger is incredible.

    You are going to be a knockout at the wedding. Can’t wait to see what style bracelet you design!! SLS

  26. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    What an amazing pearl necklace!

  27. Steph
    Steph says:

    Wow very elegant I’m sure it will be a hit when you wear it.

  28. K Campbell
    K Campbell says:

    I just love this…fab, fab, fab :)

  29. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Fav!!! Wow! Super! Love it! :D

  30. Violet
    Violet says:

    WOW this is amazing… and you will look amazing at the wedding!!!!!

  31. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Just remember….you shouldn’t look prettier than the bride……or you’ll be in BIG touble!

  32. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Class, classy, Classical, classified as a Masterpiece of pearls!! :D

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    Dora H says:

    beautiful…very classey , so elegant..into my FAVS

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    OMG!! I didn’t read all the comments. I am sure they have left not much to say. This is stupendous, classy, elegant, beautiful, and much more. I absolutely love this. Akoya pearls are to die for. I love the navy and white pearls and the gold. Simply to die for. Mega WOW WOW WOW!!!!!!!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Whoa!! Looked navy on my screen instead of black. I still love it to the max!!!! (reread the comment I made above or below which ever way you are going I(in the garden or on the page) )

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    Swedish Chick says:

    Wow! Classy! Inspiring!

  37. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Thanks again for all the inspiring comments! I’m speechless! All my friends in the Garden are priceless! Thanks again. Linda

  38. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Love it!!! :-D

  39. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    I rarely get around to putting anything in my faves – but this design demanded my attention! Stunning!

  40. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    So cooooooooooooooool and clever, I LUV THIS!!! Major fav! :)

  41. Claire F
    Claire F says:

    This so elegant looking! Very very pretty! :)

  42. Cecilia-Gems of Heaven
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  43. Southern Chickie
    Southern Chick says:

    Simply amazing. Into my favs!

  44. Chickie Nonnie T
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  45. The Easter Beady
    The Easter Beady says:

    Now, why didn’t I think of that? Lovely!

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