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Pink Biwa Necklace

About this design:

This started out with the czech pressed teardrops and quartz teardrops as a bracelet without the pearls. I thought the pearls might liven it up a little (they had been in my stash for a while and I couldn't figure how to use them) and had a matching pendant so this turned into what you see :)!


angelskin pink biwa pearls, czech pressed glass teardrops, silk ribbon, rose fossil coral pendant, quartz teardrops

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  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Diane, this necklace is lovely! I really like how this turned out! :D

  2. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Thanks Lynn! The process was fun and I finally got to use my biwa :)

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    BeadAddict says:

    This is stunning! I really like the mix of textures.

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    K H says:

    The biwas are perfect with the fossil coral!!!! The pink is neutral and the textures take center stage :)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  6. Steph
    Steph says:

    like it like it like it

  7. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Stunning. I love the rose fossil coral pendant, and the stick pearls with the teardrops make it beautiful.

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    Science Chick Runs Sibes says:

    Gorgeous…this looks like sea urchins sitting atop coral at sea. But, in your design the coral takes center stage. Isn’t it amazing how a design grows–the beads, shapes and colors seem to take on a life of their own until they draw you to a final, stunning piece.

  9. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Beautiful necklace! I love the texture of this design! :D

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    Reet says:

    LOve design, love color, love everything about this necklace!

  11. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Love the combination of the teardrops with the pearls and the pendant added the right touch, gorgeous design!

  12. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    This is charming.

  13. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    This is lovely Daine so breathtaking!! I am putting into my favs love it!!!

  14. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow this is a statement piece, very neat..

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This is a marvelous design, Diane! Everything in it works together perfectly! I’m glad you found such a wonderful use for those biwas! :D

  16. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Fabulous combination of color and texture.

  17. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Very neat! It’s interesting, elegant, fun and funky all at the same time.

  18. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Very pretty design Diane!

  19. Bella Chick aka Chill
    Bella Chick aka C Hill says:

    Wow! stunning!

  20. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Diane, FAVE! It is fun and funky with an elegant twist like Moon Bell said. Makes me wanna pull out my biwa pearls and stop saving them! Thank you for the inspiration. :-) SLS

  21. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Beautiful piece!

  22. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Thank you so much chickies for all of your encouragement! You all make me smile :) So glad that you like it!

  23. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    I have some biwas too, waiting for their right home! ;-) Great mix of beads and colors – great work, Diane!

  24. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    Very cool!

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