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« on: April 23, 2008 12:47:41 PM »

Hello everyone!
This is a necklace made for fellow craftster Nven's birthday last year. I've somehow managed to get completely bogged down in projects for the next few weeks so I haven't had a moment to try and make a new alice necklace (the pretty beads are sitting on my coffee table, begging for attention...)
anyway, this was the first asymmetrical charm necklace that i made, and its still one of my favorite pieces of jewelry. Its called Pirate's Booty because we gave it to her in the treasure chest on a pirate shaped birthday cake a group of us made her ^_^
It has a skull and crossbones charm, a dragonfly, a bee and another charm, and a variety of cuts of Swarvoski crystal in reds and oranges.





Photos courtesy of the lovely Nven Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2008 12:52:44 PM »

Gorgeous!

(and that name, "Nven" - how is it pronounced? My daughter's name is "Niamh" which sounds like "Steve" but with an N - it's Irish Gaelic and means "Bright"


*laughs* sorry, I got stuck on her name and am now super-curious about it, but I am SO hitting "THIS ROCKS" about the necklace - very pretty)
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« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2008 12:59:31 PM »

gorgeous necklace . . . and spectacular photos!!!
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« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2008 01:01:00 PM »

absolutely gorgeous!
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« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2008 01:10:39 PM »

Absolutely Beautiful!  I would love to be able to make something like that!
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« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2008 01:11:29 PM »

That is really cool... I don't know if I could do jewelry that assymetrical and collaged and think it looked right. Mostly I have to do symmetrical. It looks balanced, though.
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« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2008 01:19:57 PM »

Wow! So pretty! I love the asymetrical-ness of it! And the colors!

The picture is so beautiful too! (retouched?)
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« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2008 01:26:38 PM »

So pretty!

And random but, my mom has those same earrings! They always remind me of Hershey's kisses.
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« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2008 02:45:55 PM »

I love it! It actually looks like its dripping with jewels!
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« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2008 02:48:50 PM »

I only have two necklaces I wear but I would totally rock this necklace!
Since I cant rock it in reality, Ill rock it Craftster style!
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