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Un-named 1

About this design:

I hand cut this cabochon about 2 years ago and then embroidered around it. It has sat there ever since, not knowing how it wanted to be hung.
Recently I was at a local bead store and I saw the orange coral beads and loved them, but didn't think of this cab.
Got home and Bingo!
I am extremely proud of this piece although i will never wear it as I don't wear orange LOL


Jasper cab, seed beads, orange coral.

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    MARILYN K says:

    Love the necklace, i was the same way made orange & black necklace wore it with black and got so many compliments it is now one of my favorite pieces. Enjoy it is beautiful!!

  2. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    I love these orange coral beads, and your pendant is sooo nice! Nice to “see” you! :-)

  3. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    This is wonderful, I really love the bead embroidery around the cab.

  4. Atomic Toad
    Atomic Toad says:

    Yay! It’s great when those happy accidents occur. Nice work on the cab, gives it that special touch.

  5. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is so beautiful! Love the cab!

  6. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Looks beautiful. Glad you found a match for your Cab.

  7. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:

    Thanks all :)

    I am slowly making time to bead….. hopefully I get get a good routine going and I will have more to share.

  8. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Don’t think of it as orange; think of it as… tomato! It would look smashing with black. The necklace is great, and I am so impressed to hear you cut your own cabs.

  9. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    You really should wear it! This is simply too stunning not to be worn :-) A favorite!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    This is stunning! Too fabulous to keep hidden away.
    I agree with everyone else! Try wearing it with black, even jeans – and see how many compliments you get. :)

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    This is beautiful.

  12. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous! 8O

  13. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I love this. The beaded Jasper cab and the orange coral go beautifully together. Nice trip to the beadstore.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lynn this is gorgeous!

  15. Shelly m
    Shelly m says:

    striking! i love bold pieces!

  16. Jewelrybyirina
    Jewelrybyirina says:

    Love it!

  17. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:

    Thankyou! :)

    I think I will more than likely sell it, but first I might enter it in the local show in May :P

  18. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    I love these beads and the pendant really shows them off. Gteat piece.

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    Reet says:

    Beautiful necklace, great job!

  20. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Never wear it??? Are you nuts? It is gorgeous! Wear it with brown or tan…it will look FABULICIOUS!

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    K H says:

    I agree with Sali Jo. Mom always said that she could not wear shades of orange and coral. As a child, Grandma told her it would not work with her skin tone. Then she participated in an event that required her to wear a dress in a shade called “paprika” and it looked wonderful on her!! So don’t be afraid to try it. And even if it’s not your favorite, don’t be surprised if you get an opportunity to “sell it off your neck”. :)

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  23. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:

    I will see what happens after the show in May :)

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