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Lord of Coba

About this design:

Straight from the Lord of Coba's tomb in South America. The Incas loved lapiz and gold together. So I figure if it works for him, it will work for me!


lapiz lazuli,antique gold

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  1. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Oh it worked for you and me both!! Love lapis and you did it justistce!! A fav!

  2. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    OMG – Cleopatra is going to be very upset that you have a prettier necklace than she ever had! I know, I know, Cleopatra wasn’t Incan – but this looks like her too!

  3. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:


  4. Monkeykat Chick-let Rhi
    Monkeykat Chick-let Rhi says:

    your all for the blues today arent you Sali

  5. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Wow, you are going to make me cry- another incredible job. Love this gorgeous Lapis; great job!

  6. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    LB’s lapis is SO pretty! Of course I wanted it to look ancient..if you can’t find buried treasure…just make your own!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Gorgeous and I love lapis.1111

  8. celestialdesigns
    celestialdesigns says:

    OMG…the lapis and gold look so rich. Just beautiful.

  9. Goldie H
    Goldie H says:

    OMG! FAVE! I was thinking Cleopatra or Nefertiti when I first saw this and then read your description. This is absolutely gorgeous and one of my all time faves! Beautiful!

  10. MermaidSoulGirlTracey
    MermaidSoulGirlTracey says:

    You have been on one fabulous creative binge huh??
    All these new pieces are all to die for. Well maybe not die for, but I would take a punch in the gut for this, and many others you posted tonight LOL

  11. Travelin Chick-marlene
    Travelin Chick-marlene says:

    incredible – and I agree with MermaidSoulGirlTracey – not to die for,I wouldn’t be able to enjoy it, but to kill for, yeah, LOL

  12. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Amazing. Wonderful design. Lapis is so beautiful!

  13. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    What a stunning piece. Love the lapis and the gold together!!!! Fave.

  14. Frida
    Frida says:

    Very lovely design! Very Sali ;)

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    Another stunner!! You go girl! You have been a very busy lady!! :)

  16. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Wow. Lapis lazuli never looked so good! ;)

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Another stunner! Perfectly balanced and lovely composition, Sandra. Straight to my favs!

  18. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Perfectly Wonderful!!

  19. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Love your designs! The lapis and gold go perfectly together. You are correct in saying you created a treasure of your own! :)

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Wow … another beauty, this one is so elegant and stunning! I really love it, lapis is my favorite stone! So it goes into my favorite!

  21. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    Speaking for all South Americans, I approve…. Beautiful…

  22. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Gracias, Shanti!

  23. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Awesome too, yep definitely Cleopatra’s style, you gave it the perfect antique-rich look and the combo is perfect!!

  24. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Here I go again, I’m sorry I missed such beautiful stuff.. This is sooooo pretty!!!!!

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