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loftuskitty
« on: February 16, 2005 08:32:35 AM »

I got married last May, and I wanted something totally different than the ordinary run-of-the-mill wedding jewlery, so I made the necklace myself.

Here's the necklace on me. Sorry it's not a good detail.
http://www.oxygenvalve.com/vanessa/craftsterimg/weddingnecklace2.jpg

Some of the beads I used are natural and swarovski crystals, pearls, quartz nuggets, and silver beads.
I used a lot of beads that I bought from Thai Gem: http://www.thaigem.com

It's a great website for unique beads. The only downfall is that you pay about 10 bucks to ship from Thailand.
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« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2005 09:49:33 AM »

This is awesome!  I'm usually not a fan of "chunky" jewely, but after seeing the photo of it being worn I love this.  What is the "shape" of the crystal beads that make up the actual necklace, not the pendant part?  It looks great with your dress (or what I can see of it Wink ).
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« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2005 10:31:14 AM »

You have inspired me to make my own bridal jewelry (whether or not I wear it will depend how it turns out!)  I'll probably try some bead crochet with thread or wire.

Pretty necklace--thanks for sharing!
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loftuskitty
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2005 10:32:58 AM »

The quartz crystals in the actual necklace part are polished nugget shaped... so they're all slightly different.
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« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2005 12:40:32 PM »

that necklace is soo pretty! i'd totally wear that even not to a wedding
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« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2005 07:31:35 AM »

that necklace is soo pretty! i'd totally wear that even not to a wedding

Aww. THANKS! I've wanted to wear it for other occasions, I just haven't had the chance to wear it again yet.  Smiley
I also made the jewelry for my bridesmaids. I wish that I made one of their necklaces for myself... cos I love them so much.
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« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2005 09:04:13 AM »

OMG!!! Those are so beautiful, I think I'll have to check out the website. You did a great job on those necklaces...simply stunning!

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« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2005 09:21:46 AM »

oh, I love that!  I think those big chunky clear crystal necklaces are so beautiful for brides.
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