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Crown Jewels

About this design:

This was made from a strand of mixed Chinese Crystals linked with copper wire. I have an event coming up for which I must wear a gold dress - gold and yellow just aren't my colors, but this necklace adds just the splash of color I need to pull it all off!


Chinese cystals (big 'ol honking ones) 18G copper wire for linking and 16G copper wire for the clasp

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

    Katherine, I love this necklace! The variety of colors and your wirework make for an amazing design! This will look perfect with your “mandatory” gold dress! :D Love those Big Ol’ Honking Crystals!!! ;)

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Ditto to what Lynn said, I love those Big Ol’ Honking Crystals, too. They are grand and gaudy. :D

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Very pretty, and it will definitely go with the required gold dress – it might even make the gold a little more coppery! Did you make earrings too?

  4. Violet
    Violet says:

    Very pretty !!!!
    Have a great time at the event !!!

  5. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Katherine, this is a fabulous design! I hope you post pictures of yourself in the gold dress wearing this gorgeous necklace! ;)

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    K H says:

    I worn this to dinner last night with jeans and a navy tee – it is reaaly comfortable and hits right over the collar bone. Sue, I would like to make earrings – in fact, that’s what I had originally planned to do with that strand of crystals – Alas, it was a mini-strand, so there was just enough to do the necklace, but hopefully I can find another strand (or 2) that matches or at least goes with.

    PS: I posted a piece awhile back called “The Bronze Age” and it also goes with the gold dress – so I will be able to get a couple of different looks from the same dress!

    PPS: The event is in May – I May, I probably won’t have any pix until then – but I will post when available!

  7. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Gorgeous colors, awesome wire work!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely and great wire work!

  9. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Beautiful; it should look lovely with your dress.

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This is so colorful and beautifully done, Katherine. I think this will look great with almost anything, including the dreaded gold dress! :D

  11. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    This is lovely. Will look great with the gold dress

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