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Sun Flower in Autumn colors

About this design:

I just had to have this Shibuichi clasp when i bought it, but I had to wait for the right inspiration to find the home for it! Here it is with gemstones in autumn colors and some heat treated copper discs in matching colors (thank you Shannon for buying these discs for me!)


Faceted Pink Aventurine, Faceted Carnelian, Faceted Smoky Quartz, bronze glassbeads, dark brown seedbeads, brushed heat treated copper discs and a Shibuichi Sun Flower Clasp.

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    Mary Ellen Parker says:

    technically these are Autumn colors .
    But, your wonderful design reminds me a hot Summer evening ! that time of day when the bright colors of the Garden are muted by the the coming night.
    a Perfect design for a Summer Romantic !!!!
    m.e. :)

  2. FaeryGoth Chick
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  3. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Gorgeous … I love the play of colors and shapes of the stones and the copper discs against the Shibuichi Sun Flower Clasp, which is gorgeous in its own right.

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    D D Mystic Chick says:

    very nice! love the warm colors! all go so well with the beautiful clasp!

  5. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Wenche, this necklace is gorgeous — the clasp is perfect with these colors! Mary Ellen is right — even though these traditionally are Fall colors, they are perfect any time of year! :D

  6. ameryllis
    ameryllis says:

    i love the sunflower beads its really beautiful

  7. Violet
    Violet says:

    GORGEOUS, Wenche, !!!!!! I love the large stones and the clasp is beautiful…. perfect any time of the year !!!!!

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Fabulous design and in some of my favorite colors. Definitely an “any-time-of-year” necklace.

    What is the size of the beads?

  9. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Thanks to all of you!! I like how you see it and describe it Mary Ellen! The beads are 14 mm, LRC.

  10. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Wow Wenche, you really have hawk eye for extra nice clasps! And these colors, in my mind I want to think more hot summer days evening than autumn ;) .
    Well, we are having SO much snow on the ground that I am wondering if it is possible to melt that amount of snow during next months!

  11. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Thank you, Arja! Same here – lot of snow, but we can dream!!!!!

  12. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Oh my, this is heavenly! Surely it generates enough heat to melt the snow around your house Wenche!! :)

  13. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Whew, this is a beauty. Just love that clasp and can see why you got it.

    Also, so nice to see those colors with the 24 kt gold heat treated copper disks that I got for you! I’m thinking you must submit to BT for their next edition! Love it!! SLS

  14. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Absolutely gorgeous, Wenche! I think you must be the Queen of Clasps and how to show them off to best advantage. Lovely work!

  15. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Beautiful!! Love the fall colors! :)

  16. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Thanks to you, my dear beading friends!! You make my day! :-)

  17. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous necklace, Wenche! :D

  18. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    beautiful mix of colors!

  19. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Great! & best of all, it looks WARM (which many of us crave right now). ZZ ;) ZZ (that’s a shivering emoticon)

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Wenche, this is fabulous! You’ve done justice to that Shibuchi clasp – wow! :D

  21. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    WOW!!!! This is a stunning piece. Submit it to some magazines!! Just, wow!

  22. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Thanks to all of you!! Yes, I think I will try to submit this to BT. If you like it, maybe they will too!? :-)

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

    This is FABULOUS!!!!! You are truly a gifted artist!

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