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Santa Fe Afternoon

About this design:

"Santa Fe Afternoon" is the first necklace I've made with (copper) wire rather than Beadalon. So please be gentle with me; I realize it's kind of warbly. I also made the clasp.


(Stabilized) Turquoise, Magnesite hearts, Coral, Gaspeite Turquoise, Green Jade

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

    OOH Linda this is such a beautiful and vibrant necklace, I love it and you did an outstanding job with the copper wire!!! The clasp is perfect also!!! This one is a fav love it!!! :)

  2. Yvette R
    Yvette R says:

    I put this one in my faves. Beautiful!

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    What a bright and happy design! I just love the colors! And the copper wire looks gorgeous! Great job! :D

  4. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Linda, this is great! Congrats for breaking out and doing a whole necklace with wire wrapping. I love the colors and design. Watch out, now you’re gonna be hooked! SLS

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Great wire work and the clasp is perfect, gorgeous design!

  6. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Linda, what a wonderful job with the clasp & wrapping the copper! Great collection of stones, you should be proud of how this turned out!

  7. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Beautiful, great colors.

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    Copper Penny says:

    Love the colors, I would wear this in a heartbeat!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Nice work and I really like the choice of stones. It is not your everyday coral and turquoise combo. Really cheerful piece and I love the copper with it. Wonderful job

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    K H says:

    The wirework is wonderful, not “warbly” at all, and the colors are to die for. This is a really fresh take on the classic southwestern colors!!! :)

  11. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Thank you all so much for your lovely comments. Now I guess the only thing to do is get back on the horse and make another one, and another one, and … until it becomes second nature.

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