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Summer Blues Oyster necklace

About this design:

These new beads from Limabeads are some of my favorites and I wanted to incorporate them with this oyster shell I decorated. I love it because I picked up this oyster shell while in Charleston.

Components:

Paper clip chain, blue/white agate beads, pearls, oyster shell

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  1. Moogie
    Moogie says:

    Your focal is super cool! The shell seems to be mostly flat. How did you get the pattern & coloring on it? The agate looks fantastic too. Very unique & pretty necklace.

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Love your decoration on the oyster shell. And the beads coordinate so well. Beautiful.

  3. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    The oyster shell makes an impressive and unusual focal! The agate beads are so perfect with it too.

  4. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Ditto all the comments above! You did a fantastic job with the oyster shell focal–very original & innovative idea.

  5. Jogi
    Jogi says:

    Love the use of the oyster shell focal! I really think you did a great job putting this together. Having grown up with oyster shells as pavement (you gotta put them somewhere!) I love how the recycling of them just morphs into new and wonderful ideas! Great Job!

  6. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    What a breathtaking set! I need to hit the each and shops once school starts again . What find of paint did you use? I told painted on sand dollars years ago to make fridge magnets for my lose fellow teachers.

  7. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    I have no idea how you decorated the oyster shell, but it’s fabulous, dramatic gorgeous.

  8. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    So beautiful- and it looks awesome with both those outfits!

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    R Fulton says:

    Moogie and K Ralston…. Decoupaged them!

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  10. SF Girl
    SF Girl says:

    Your necklace is beautiful and thanks for this great idea! I have quite a few mussel shells and I am going to try this. Fun!

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