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About this design:

This necklace looks more traditional necklaces than most of my designs.
I was playing with chainmaille (byzantine weave). Pendant is Black Sponge Coral on fine silver ( Shannon, do you remember this cabochon ? Thank You, it is gorgeous stone! )

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  1. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    AMAZING! This is divine.

  2. Steph
    Steph says:

    very lovely

  3. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Beautiful!! Lovely design!

  4. L Kay
    L Kay says:

    This is, as my daughter would say, AWESOME. I want one of those stones.

  5. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    WOW… speechless :-)

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    WOW — Arja, this is absolutely gorgeous!!! :D You continue to amaze me with your many talents! That cab is fabulous! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Wow Very stunning Arja!

  8. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Ahhh, yes, of course I remember this stone and you did a fabulous job setting it and weaving the chainmaille.

    Are those all sterling jump rings … if so, with the price of silver these days, cha-ching ($$$), but oh-so-pretty!! I love seeing this look from you. SLS

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    Copper Penny says:

    This is really beautiful and looks really stunning with your pendant Arja.

  10. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    I’m speechless… :-D

  11. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Wow! I’ve never seen black coral before – and I love it! Is it fossil coral or… er… current coral? Regardless, you’ve showcased it so nicely!

  12. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Thank You dear friends :) . I made those jumprings from silver plated. If asked I am ready to make chainmaille from sterling/fine silver, but as Shannon said silvers prize is so high today that this kind of chainmaille would be quite valuable!

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Arja, this is stunning! Love how you set the cab, which in itself is fabulous (Shannon, wherever did you find it??).

    It’s such a shame that sterling is priced so high now – it’s always such a classy look. I’m sure we all wish we had purchased it ‘back when’! But who knew??

  14. JulzJewlz
    JulzJewlz says:

    Very Nice!! Love the pendant!

  15. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    I’m speechless, this is gorgeous!

  16. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Beautiful!!! I love the chain goes so good with the focal piece.

  17. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Thank You my friends :)

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Gorgeous! The cab is just amazing, and the byzantine chain is a perfect pairing!

  19. Violet
    Violet says:

    Arja, this is stunning !!!!!!
    Your chain is amazing, and I love the cab !!!!!!

  20. Pippit C
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