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Santa Fe Afternoon

About this design:

More Yellow Opal, this time paired with Turquoise. I loved the somewhat rough quality of the opal nuggets, with the definitiveness of the Turquoise. It made me remember an afternoon spent in Santa Fe, sitting at outdoors at a restaurant, and taking in everything from the bustle of shoppers to the beautiful mountains in the distance.


Ywello Opal, Turquoise

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  1. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I forgot to mention that the focal bead is faceted Mookaite, which I thought went well with the opal.

  2. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Wow, love the combo. Very pretty

  3. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    I love the color combo Linda! yellow and blue and orange and blue are always faves with me!

  4. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Been there too and it is just lovely! Love the chunky nuggets that so work so well and gives that more “ethnic” style!

  5. C Clark
    C Clark says:

    Beautiful. It makes me want to go to Santa Fe.

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    I love this set, Linda! Very cheerful with the color combo, and I love the southwestern feel! :D

  7. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    What lovely set! Love the colors and textures! :D

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    Dora H says:

    Linda what a wonderful southwestern necklace.
    Love your color combos :)

  9. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    How great is this?! I thought at first it was turquoise and bone, but I love the subtlety of the opal’s colors.

  10. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    You paint a lovely picture w/your words… and the jewelry’s great, too. I crave those earrings!

  11. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    What a beautiful piece Linda. Love your choice of stones.

  12. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    I meant what beautiful pieces……

  13. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Oh, and I forgot to mention, I only live 2 1/2 hours from Santa Fe, and I’m scheming to get to go to the Bead Fest there in March. :)

  14. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    This is brilliant! Love the design and the inspiration!

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    I can almost feel the sun on my face! I love Santa Fe, and I love this necklace. Bravo, Linda! :)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely !

  17. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    What a great piece, ahhh!! I wish I was in Santa Fe..

  18. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    wonderful combo and of course opal with the turquoise i never thought of it …it is magnificent!!!! Hope you are feeling warm down there!!!! :) :)

  19. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Lovely combination, beautiful necklace and cute earrings!

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