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Raspberry Parfait

About this design:

I bought the lovely faceted pink opals in Mystic CT and had a hard time deciding just how to make them stand out. I found the fwp's at the bead show in PA with Lorrie. But still didn't feel the opals popped enough. I'm hoping the garnet rondelles give it just the right amount of contrast.


faceted pink opal rounds, garnet rondelles, fwp, 2mm ss rounds

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  1. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    This is absolutely gorgeous Jeanne! I love it! I had the same trouble with the pink shell pendant that I purchased from LB. It’s amazing what you can think of to get a little umph! Love this!

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Perfect color combo, Jeanne — you made the right choice! Love the earrings & necklace design! :D

    Say, did you notice how the colors in the shells match your jewelry? Love the photos!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thanks a bunch Lynn and Tara.

    Tara – I noticed we both chose the same color scheme, too! I love the contrast of garnet with the lighter pink.

    Lynn – I did notice the shells matched my jewelry. I’ve learned a little something in this garden about staging my designs. :p

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    This is driving me nuts – I still can’t stick my tongue out at you. Let’s try again. :P

  5. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    ROTFLOL — Thanks, Jeanne! :P

  6. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Oh Jeanne, this is so incredibly beautiful! The beads you chose are fabulous! ;)

  7. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    I haave to agree of all the ladies! It is fabulous!

  8. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is very nice,,, I like the soft colors.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Perfect love it!

  10. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    What a gorgeous set, you chose the perfect color combo, they look great together!!!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Thank you so much ladies! I love the way it sparkles in person.

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    K H says:

    SWEET!!!! The colors look just like raspberry fro-yo!!!

  13. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    Yummy! such pretty and soft colors, a perfect combo!

  14. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Absolutely Gorgeous!!

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