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« on: July 03, 2012 10:27:52 PM »

This week I have been getting stuffy ready to compete in the county fair.  This necklace is really beautiful, dragons blood is amazing stuff.  I appreciate any comments.  Thanks.




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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2012 04:59:29 AM »

I'm not familiar with dragons blood stone, but I like what I'm seeing here.  The copper really looks good with it.  I like the way you've wrapped the donut with it, not too much, not too little.
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2012 07:30:00 AM »

Very nice!   I've never heard about dragon's blood either.  Can you share your other pieces?
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« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2012 10:39:00 AM »

Thank you for the compliments.  I had never heard of Dragons blood stone either.  The stones and copper were purchased through Fire Mountain Gems and I think they just made up the name.  Anyway it does have a really pretty dark red in the stone, pictures do not do it justice.  Definitely going to buy more of this stone it is prettier than any of the other blood stones I have purchased.

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« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2012 01:31:47 PM »

Funny thing. As I clicked on your post I was sitting here wrapping a donut of dark green jasper with copper wire. Hmmm, that looks familiar. I looked it up and there is a type of Jasper called Dragon's blood - veins of dark green and red found together. That might be it don't you think?
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« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2012 02:42:09 PM »

That is very funny, it is a type of jasper.  I look forward to seeing your project.

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« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2012 10:36:24 AM »

Well, here it is folks:

It's just weird that I had the piece in my hand when yours came up on the screen!
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« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2012 06:24:56 PM »

I love your necklace, and it looks a lot lighter then mine.  All those stones and copper beads really weight it down.  Mine is now at the county fair, do you ever enter your county Fair's jewelry competition?

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« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2012 12:05:13 AM »

look good
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« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2012 05:41:34 AM »

Thanks, Wednesday I find out if it won at the fair.
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