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About this design:

I wanted to try to do the Byzantine chainmail weave, after finishing the chain I added an oval onyx in the center and few small rounds between the chain pieces and this necklace was created!


Onyx, Jump rings and findings

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This is lovely, Betty! I love the onyx focal, and the simplicity of just a few beads is perfect with the chainmaille! :D

  2. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Betty, You did a fabulous job on this design!! I love the pattern of the chainmalle!! What size of jump rings did you use?

  3. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This is very nice and did require patience didn’t it??! :-) SLS

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Deb, Karen and Shannon for your lovely comments
    Karen, I used 5mm Jump rings

  5. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Betty, this is gorgeous! :D

  6. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    Love it!

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

    Lovely and simpple necklace! Love the onyx pendant it is very nice!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thank you Martha, Kristi and Dawn for your nice comments!

    S MOONEY says:

    I love the way you used the Byzantine chainmail in your piece. I never thought to use it in just a small area like that. Very nice

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks Mooney for your nice comment!

  11. beginner
    beginner says:

    I love the simple elegence you have here. GEORGOUS!!!

  12. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very pretty…

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Thanks beginner and Lynn

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