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homeward bound

About this design:

Inspired by spring and all the loveliness that accompanies it. :)


Humble beads pendant, Earthenwood Studios bluebird link and toggle, cuprite tumbled nugget, falling leaves chain, etc.

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

    Another stunning necklace, Martha! You are on a roll, girlfriend! :D I love this design and color combo! Is that dark green leather in the front?

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    Oh this is beautiful

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    Copper Penny says:

    Awesome design Martha, it reminds me of a peaceful spring day!! :)

  4. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    What a wonderful combo of colors and textues! Love it, Martha!

  5. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow this is so neat…. feels like spring.

  6. Violet
    Violet says:

    Beautiful !!!

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Marvelous colors and texture.

  8. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Martha, this is gorgeous, such soft colors, perfect for spring!!

  9. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    This is lovely, and I really like the assymetrical look.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


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

    Another terrific design!

  12. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thank you, Chickies! You are too good to me, my friends! :D

    Lynn, yes that’s suede cord on the front. ;)

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    I absolutely love this necklace, Martha! The colors are beautiful and the design is awesome! :D

  14. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thanks, Deb! :D

  15. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    Love all the different components. Very cool!

  16. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Fabulous design and I love this gorgeous cute little bird

  17. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Thank you, Kristi and Betty! :D

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