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South Sea Elegance

About this design:

I just love these top drilled coin pearls. Had been wondering what to do with them for a while -- they were so special with beautiful luster and few inclusions.

Literally had a dream about putting these beads together ... the gray/golden/cream lampworked beads, aquamarine, and Hill Tribe Silver with the coin pearls so must have been meant to be.

Second picture is shown in natural light.


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  1. Skittles mommy
    Skittles mommy says:

    This is so pretty! Great way to show the top drilled beads! :D

  2. Natures Precious Gems
    Natures Precious Gems says:

    Love the color combo, pendant & pearls! I do the same thing in my dreams :) ~Shannon

  3. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Thanks Skittles Mommy and Shannon! Glad to hear that I’m not the only one who sees beads in my sleep!! SLS

  4. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Gorgeous piece, Shannon! Can we find such nice lampwork beads on our shopping trip?? ;-)

  5. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    I love this Shannon so beautiful!!! You have such an amazing way with you designs…I wish I could dream again!!! :) :)

  6. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Thanks Wenche and Deb!

    No Wenche, I’m afraid those specific beads I had custom made, but there will be lots of other pretties to decide what all you “need” to take home with you. :-) SLS

  7. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Shannon this is so nice, I really those coin pearls, and you special made lamp work beads.. I dream about making jewelry too.

  8. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Opps I should of said, I really like those coin pearls. And your special lamp work beads. I think I am a little tiered today.

  9. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Hi Lynn, np, I knew what you meant! Thank you! Rest up tonite!! SLS

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    LeighAnn F says:

    Gorgeous necklace! Love the lampwork beads.

  11. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    So pretty.

  12. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Definitely elegant. :)

  13. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Another beauty Shannon, love the lampwork beads!!

  14. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Wish my dreams were so productive!! Stunning necklace, love the lampwork beads!! Everything came togethr so perfectly! :)

  15. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I dream of beads and designs, too, Shannon! :D

    What a stunning piece — such amazing colors in your wonderful design! :D

  16. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Wow. I can see why you love those pearls. Agree with all said above :)

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Fabulous design and the combination is perfect, love everything about this necklace, a favorite!

  18. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    wow!!! this looks great :-)

  19. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Lovely design and the pearals have a great luster to them!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Beautiful design, Shannon!
    Personally, I’m glad it’s summer, so when I wake up after dreaming about designs I can get right to work on them!
    I suppose I could sketch or write notes once school starts and I’m back to work…

  21. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Thanks you all … glad to hear that others of you dream about designs too! SLS

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  23. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    This is beautiful!

  24. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Thank you Alice and Tara! SLS

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Stunning! Wonderful pearls.

  26. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Shannon, this is gorgeous! ;)

  27. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Gorgeous Shannon, love those pearls!!!!

  28. Cecilia-Gems of Heaven
    Cecilia-Gems of Heaven says:

    Romantic and beautiful :-)

  29. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Thanks you guys … those pearls are even prettier in person. Next time I find top drilled coin pearls, remind me to buy lots, ok? They are so much fun to work with!! SLS

  30. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Hey, Shannon — The next time you find top-drilled coin pearls, buy lots of them!!! LOL There, I’ve done my part to remind you….. ;)

  31. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Lynn Eileen, you are funny aren’t you??!! LOL. Now I’ll never forget to buy more when I see them. Thank you!! SLS

  32. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Glad I could be of assistance, Shannon!!! LOL 8)

  33. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    I wore this one to work today and it was a HIT!! People really seem to like these colors together. SLS

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