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« on: March 12, 2014 02:03:03 PM »

Last year a friend asked me to create a necklace for her that had a few certain colors and reminded her of the movie "Marie Antoinette" with Kirsten Dunst... So I watched the movie and listened to the soundtrack several times and this is what I came up with!


She wanted the back to tie with a ribbon...

The black neck portion was done with freeform peyote stitch and crystals and vintage pieces.

Here is what it looks like being worn!

I'm happy to say she really loves it! The cameo was a vintage piece I picked up and beaded. There is a piece of pink suede on the back of it. I made the black neck piece first and then added on the netting. It actually is not that heavy of a piece! This is the last thing I completed last year... I am now on to bigger pieces to enter in our fair this summer!
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« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2014 04:03:00 PM »

How intricate & beautiful! Lucky friend! Wink
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« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2014 04:54:04 PM »

Thanks! She really helped stir my creative juices with this one! There wasn't much direction from her... just going with it was almost too hard!
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« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2014 05:25:00 PM »

Umm wow! This must have taken a lot of work. It's gorgeous. Such a lucky friend.
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« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2014 07:23:24 PM »

It's lovely...very lucky friend indeed Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2014 11:34:00 AM »

Congrats! This has been chosen as a Featured ProjectSmiley
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« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2014 08:04:48 AM »

Congrats on the well deserved feature!
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« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2014 08:11:49 PM »

Impressive and pretty.
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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2015 09:16:15 AM »

You are a good friend! I think it would be hard to ever give this away Smiley. It's incredibly detailed and must have been a ton of work.

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« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2015 06:35:58 AM »

It's so intricate! I love this kind of things, and this is absolutely gorgeous!
(Though as an art historian with an interest in historical fashion I must nitpick and say that Marie Antoinette's style was not Victorian but Roccoco. *professional deformation, sorry* But it's still absolutely fabulous and I love it!)
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