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Opal delight

About this design:

This long necklace is one that I love very much. Also a project I did with a friend of mine :-) I had this strand of black rainbow opal beads and did not really know what to make of it. One day it hit me and this is the result.


Black Rainbow Opal, Lava Rock, Glass beads, Swarovski crystals, Plastic beads, Pewter beads

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  1. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    I love the mix of bead types – very pretty!

  2. CAS
    CAS says:

    Beautiful Sarah! I love mixing bead types too, and this piece came out lovely. I would never have guessed that there were plastic beads involved, very nice choice. :D

  3. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thanks for the positive feedback! Usually, I am not that fond of plastic beads but these (the large grey ones) were so pretty I couldn’t resist.

  4. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    I love this. What an intriguing piece with the large grey beads on the sides. Very pretty.

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Very nice! you certainly can’t tell that those gray beads are plastic.

  6. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Nice combo!

  7. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Really nice! Good selections for your design. :-)

  8. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thanks for the kind words!

  9. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Sarah, what a gorgeous necklace!!! I love the combo of colors and bead types! I agree — the large gray stones do not look like plastic at all. Great job on this! :D

  10. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thanks Lynn!

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Beautiful!!! I love it when a design idea just hits you. :D

  12. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thanks Vee :-)

  13. lilys mimi-chickie
    lilys mimi-chickie says:

    another cool design, very fine art work!!! thanks again for sharing your creativity to inspire and encourage. peace, be love, lily’s mimi

  14. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thanks again :-)

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