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Fossils From A Forgotten Sea

About this design:

I used 3 sizes of Bronzite rounds (from LB), along with some Pearls and White Howlite Turquoise to bring out the soft peach-pink and browns of the Pendants.


Pink Fossil Coral, Fossil Stromatolite, Fossil Snail And Clam Jasper, Bronzite, Fresh-water Pearls, White Howlite Turquoise, Gold-plated beads & Clasp

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Christine, Christine, Christine!!
    My goodness, all the time we’ve spent with you chatting and making fresh picks, you have been hiding a tremendous talent!!!
    I believe you said you’ve never tried selling your craft. If you ever decide to, you will go far my friend!
    Fantastic design!! Keep it up! :-D

  2. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Wow! Amazing focal pieces!! You complimented them perfectly with the stones you chose. Beautiful! :D

  3. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Christine, I’m not sure what else can be said that Mary and Ivy didn’t say! WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW This is just stunningly beautiful! :D Take that bushel basket off your talent and let the whole world see it, girl!!! :D

  4. Beadlady5
    Beadlady5 says:

    I love the color combinations and shapes of this fabulous set. It is unique and striking.

  5. Styles by M
    Styles by M says:

    Nice work! I love how well you used the stones to form your center! Beautiful!

  6. Milli aka Big Kitty
    Milli aka Big Kitty says:

    Incredible set!

  7. Shannon aka Silly Chick
    Shannon aka Silly Chick says:

    I can only echo what Chicky LE said – let it shine, let it shine, let it shine!

  8. Becca W
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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Magnificent, Christine! You truly do have the gift! Great balance on this piece, and your pendant beads are perfectly set! I don’t know if you buy them as sets or separately, but they are fantastic!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Fabulous! I love the way you’ve put those pendants together ~ they look like they were made for each other!

  11. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Christine – I have no clue how I overlooked this one – it is beautiful!

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