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Lucky Ammonite

About this design:

I fell in love with the Ammonite Fossil when I saw it for the first time at LB site so I had to order it and here is what I have created with it.


Ammonite Fossil, Blue Impression Jasper, Smoky topaz, Sterling Silver.

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  1. Patti R
    Patti R says:

    lots of yummy goodies here Betty.I’ve been thinking of getting some ammonite but had no clear idea of how I’d use it. You’ve made some really nice things:-)

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    Orchid Betty says:

    I called this set Lucky Ammonite because Ammonites have been a symbol of good luck and prosperity in the Far East for decades. Here are some more close up photos.

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  3. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Betty this is beautiful I love the chain and impression jasper with the ammonites!!! This a fav love it!!!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thank you Patti and Beth, I enjoyed working with the Ammonite, I really love this fossil.

  5. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    I love these and also felt the same way as Patti. I think these would be such a conversation piece

  6. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Boy, I’m coming to steal these from you, especially the earrings. I didn’t know they had smaller size ones. I guess I had better check the site some more – I thought after the egg hunt I knew EVERYTHING on there. This are into my faves. In fact, if I could I would make a favorite faves folder. Congrats on this set – its ammozing! (That was pretty bad, I’ll admit it)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Stunning love this one. I must say the ammonite here is way prettier than the first ones lb had which was a bit of disappointment.

  8. Joyce M
    Joyce M says:

    This is beautiful! Love the ammonites! and the blue with the topaz is perfect! Gorgeous!

  9. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Betty, this is stunning! I ordered ammonite, too. I thought it was so lovely. Your set is amazing. Love the way you paired the ammonite with blue impression jasper and smoky topaz. And the silver just rocks! Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Oh man I agree with what has been said. Might I add Whooooo Hoooooo!!!! I love this. The stones and ammonite are all gorgeous with the silver. I cast my vote that these pieces are 1st place winners. I love the 3 bracelets. What a terrific combination. The set is FAB!

  11. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    I really love what you have done with these ammonite! this is a wonderful display , your combinations of stones is lovely…do you wear all the bracelets together? the way you have them laid out it looks like they intertwine? I have always been afraid to buy a strand because I think I might get some yucky ones but these are all so nice!!!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thank you lovely ladies for your compliments, you make me feel great!
    Linda, the Ammonite comes as a strand of different sizes 1 big 5 medium and 5 small.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Stormy, I designed the three bracelet to be used together but they can be used separately also.

  14. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Hmmmm . . . I ordered half a strand so I only received little ones. After hearing your description of the full strand, I might have to order that one so I can have all the different sizes. ;)

  15. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Just went in and checked the site for the ammonite again. You really lucked out that two of your small ones were so perfectly sized for earrings!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    It seems that Ammonite is really a symbol of luck for me; I hope it will work as a symbol of prosperity ha-ha-ha!

  17. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Betty you have made some stunning pieces with the ammonite, they are all gorgeous!!! Into the faves.

  18. Buster Browns MoM
    Buster Browns MoM says:

    Lovely design, the chain in between gives it a nice airy look, the fossels are great with the impression jasper.. it’s just a wonderful peice, I like the bracellets and earrings too!!! :)

  19. Mo McManus
    Mo McManus says:

    These are just gorgeous. What a creative pairing with the ammonite and the jasper.

  20. C Clark
    C Clark says:

    I also bought the ammonite. I thought it was so ugly that I wanted to send it back. But now that I see what you created, I think I can make it work. I’m thinking carnelian for the ones with more copper in them and tiger eye for the brown. You made fossils look beautiful.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thank you for all our lovely comments!
    C. Clark I like your idea to use carnelian and tiger eye with the ammonite, just love it and something beautiful will come out!

  22. MermaidSoulGirlTracey
    MermaidSoulGirlTracey says:

    Beyond fantastic!

  23. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Lovely!!! I have some of the small ammonites, but I haven’t started creating, yet. Who knows where it ends up?? ;-)

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Betty, this set is gorgeous! I really like the contrast of the ammonite and blue impression. The chain lightens it up beautifully. great wrapping!

  25. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    I really like the blue impression jasper with the ammonites too … nice work!! SLS

  26. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is really nice, and I love ammonites and great combo of beads..

  27. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Wonderful creative use of your fossils!!

  28. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Fave! This is phenominal! I love the amonite fossil, it is just so cool looking!

  29. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    I just had a mystery solved! I like the amonite fossils but could never figure out what to do with it. This is a beautiful idea! Thanks for this inspiring pick.

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Betty, I love what you did with the ammonite! These are all fabulous with the chain and the impression jasper! Beautiful work! :D

  31. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    I love how you used the ammonite – fabulous design!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    You make me feel great with your compliment, Thanks everyone.

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    I love the ammonites, too. This is so pretty! A great example of how they can be used. Wonderful!

  34. Frida
    Frida says:

    Awesome awesome! Love the color the combo the design! fav

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