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« on: December 22, 2008 10:33:27 AM »

Finished version of the rough draft posted here:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=241606.0

I had a lot of requests to see the finished product, so here it is. It looks much better in person - it hangs much more naturally and the colors aren't showing up correctly here. My photography skills really don't do it justice.  Embarrassed

I had trouble with the design. I had wanted more strands for a fuller look, but couldn't seem to add them without taking away from the V shape of the ends of the strands, which is what I liked most about the necklace. After I'd already finished the necklace and it had been worn for the wedding, someone suggested putting shorter strands between. If I ever make another, I'll definitely try that, because I think that make it look fuller, while still keeping the dramatic angle. And a friend of mine just got engaged, so it might be fairly soon (if she likes it, that is!). Smiley



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« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2008 12:10:43 PM »

I love this!  I think your original is nice, but this one is more elegant and refined.  I love the crystals instead of the cat's eyes!
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« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2008 01:30:45 PM »

I love this!  I think your original is nice, but this one is more elegant and refined.  I love the crystals instead of the cat's eyes!

Thanks! The cat's eyes were just to cobble a basic design together - I couldn't afford to buy that many Swarovski crystals and then change the design! Cheesy
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