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« on: February 09, 2013 11:06:52 PM »

so my parents went to some place yesterday where they had people selling handmade jewelry and whatnot.  she picked up this necklace that has a pendant made from 2 Arizona state quarters.  that was cool.  what wasn't cool was that it looked like it was strung on a piece of hemp with a crow bead, and that just made it look cheap.  she said I could have the necklace, and I said thank you, but I'll be putting it on a chain.  I'm pretty proud of how this turned out.



sorry about how washed out it looks.  Undecided  but you can see in the heart that it's an Arizona quarter, there's a rising sun and a cactus.  I of course had to make matching earrings.  the turquoise were just some cute little square beads that I got from random people that just happened to be the EXACT same beads.  amazing how that worked out.

with only 12 turquoise necklaces, I don't think I have enough of them.  Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2013 11:29:52 PM »

Fancy!  I really like what you did with it.  The turquoise is a great accent, and too perfect for Arizona too!

I feel one can never have TOO many turquoise and silver necklaces either.  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2013 11:35:16 PM »

thanks!

ever since it was decided that Arizona was going to be my new home, I've been obsessed with turquoise.  Tongue  most of my jewelry is turquoise/silver, but I do have one necklace I made from turquoise and antiqued copper.  I need more like that now too.
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