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carnelian and copper

About this design:

This design was inspired by my total lack of creativity today. I decided to have a lazy day just playing with beads, but everything I touched didn't work out. After dinner I sat down with determination that today wasn't going to be a total bust, and to my amazment I sat down and the first beads I pulled out all just came together, I am pleased with what I made.


large carnelian beads copper daisy spacers antique copper accent beads antique copper chain

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

    Karen this a beautiful set, I love carnelian and copper together and the chain is perfect for this!!

  2. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    What a lovely set … who would have ever known you didn’t have a creative day! SLS

  3. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thank you Beth and Shannon for your kind words, it means so much to me!!!

  4. Joyce M
    Joyce M says:

    Very pretty! I love carnelian! and it is wonderful with the copper.

  5. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Oh! This is way cool Karen! Love it! Would go great with the medium colored orange tank top I’m wearing right now, heh! LOL! GREAT Job!

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    Dora H says:

    Karen this set is gorgeouse :)

  7. Pam E aka funky tulip
    Pam E aka funky tulip says:

    Karen — a brilliant combination, I must say! great job — beautiful set

  8. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Karen, this set is very cool…the copper gives the carnelian a whole different look!! I like it!! :-D

  9. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Karen, this is just gorgeous! Just perfect for summer! ;)

  10. Violet
    Violet says:

    Beautiful !!!!! Your determination paid off !!!!!

  11. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thanks ladies for your encouragement!!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Karen this is a beautiful set!

  13. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    This is stunning Karen. I love the carnelian with the copper – such a great choice. They are exceptionally lovely stones and you did a great job showcasing them.

  14. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Karen, this is a wonderful color combo and design! :D

  15. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thanks Linda and Lynn, it was a fun piece to make!!

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