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errantdreams
« on: August 21, 2008 09:23:52 AM »

I came across a contest on DeviantArt with a very simple theme: purple! I'd already made a pair of earrings last night that I really liked that fit, and I decided to make a choker to match:



The choker is made of accu-flex wire; a genuine cloisonne dragonfly pendant with articulated tail; lip shell; glass beads; glass faux-pearls; irregular cultured pearls; silver daisy spacer beads; and a swirled antiqued silver toggle clasp.

It's my second necklace, and as always, I'm grateful for feedback and suggestions!
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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2008 10:14:14 AM »

oooh very pretty.
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JLMS
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2008 03:37:16 PM »

This is very nice. Can you tell us where you found the dragonfly? It really makes a great statement!
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errantdreams
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2008 03:57:48 PM »

Thank you!

I got it at Firemountain Gems. I was ordering one to make something for a friend who loves both purple and dragonflies, and got a second to experiment with!
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2008 06:10:24 PM »

Thanks, I will look in my catalog. You really did a nice job on this.
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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2008 02:31:23 AM »

Quite a stunning set!  WOW!
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