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Broken Branch

About this design:

This design is named in honor of the pendant, the reason for the broken branch is because when I was getting ready to put everything together I dropped the pendant on the floor and it broke. I couldn't imagine throwing it away so I repaired it and decided that it would go into my jewelry stash.

I wire wrapped each of the agate and coral beads with Vintaj wire, then I attached all of the Czech beads on a jump ring to the wraps. I had it be creative with the bail to attach the pendant, I used two large jump rings and then a small size. I thought it needed something else to take away from all of the jump rings so I added several more at the pendant hole to add some character. I added a few Czech beads to the hook to add a bit more visually to the design.


Raku Clay pendant, Vintaj chain, Czech beads, Fancy Agate, green sponge coral.

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  1. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    This is a very pretty necklace. You did such a great job on it. I like how the stones you used match up with the color of the pendant. Thanks for sharing it today.

  2. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Oops. Forgot to mention that I was sorry that the pendant broke but honestly if you hadn’t said anything I wouldn’t have known. So glad you decided to make something with it anyway and I really think it came out great. Again, your color match is stunning. Smile.

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    Copper Penny says:

    Thank you very much Boston Lady. I really love the colors too!

  4. Gina P - Delta Chick
    Gina P - Delta Chick says:

    This necklace is totally gorgeous!

  5. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    It is a beautiful necklace! Sorry ’bout the pendant!

  6. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    I’m glad you kept this pendant, it is so pretty and I love the colors you have paired with it!!!

  7. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Lovely colors. Great necklace. Beautiful.

  8. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Great work. I really like the jumble of jumprings. maybe it leapt onto the floor so it wouldn’t have to leave you? Seriously, I didn’t notice the crack until after I read your comment.

  9. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Great design!

  10. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Such a lovely pendant and I am so sorry you broke it. I love the colors and think you did a great job repairing it. So glad you decided to use it anyway! I love trees and have several I want to work with. I hope you enjoy wearing the necklace.

  11. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Gorgeous … love the Raku pendant, and I’m glad you saved it. The other beads complement the pendant beautifully.

  12. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous design! :D Love it!

  13. Violet
    Violet says:

    Glad you didn’t throw this beauty away !!!
    Great job , it’s beautiful !!

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    Dora H says:

    oh so beautiful !!!

  15. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is wonderful, even if it has a broken arm, I would of done the same, I had made a pmc turtle onc eand I broke his leg off, and pmc is great for fixing I just had to add so pmc paste to attach, it worked, but you can see the crack, so now its mine.

  16. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Love this! One of the prettiest pieces I have seen lately!

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