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« on: March 15, 2011 10:45:25 PM »

I had a lot of coral after a custom necklace order, so I decided to make a large statement piece.  I did not have a pattern or even much of a plan.  I just started weaving, braiding, and layering different strands of coral.  The center charm is the only part that is not actually coral.  After playing around with it for awhile, this is what I ended up with.

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« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2011 06:59:20 AM »

I'm too petite to wear big statement pieces but this looks fantastic, great job!
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« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2011 12:19:14 PM »

Very cool! Love the splash of red. And coral can be such a fun substance to work with. Love the way the chips are layered... gives the piece such dimension!

Another cool thing to do with coral is to pair it with black onyx and silver-- this can create a very striking look. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2011 11:37:12 AM »

Really red and fiery Cheesy excellent design
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« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2011 01:15:42 PM »

Thank you all so much for all the kind words! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2011 08:15:31 AM »

This is so gorgeous. I can't find a link anywhere for a site where you sell your stuff, do you have one? I would buy a necklace like this in a flash, it is just my style and my absolute favourite colour. Just beautiful, I love it.
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« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2011 11:24:49 PM »

@craftylittlemonkey- thanks!  You can find my fan page on facebook Kara's Kreations - All Handmade Gifts. 
http://www.facebook.com/pages/College-Station/Karas-Kreations-All-Handmade-Gifts/129859520365420

I plan to open an etsy shop, but haven't just yet.  Thanks again!!
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« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2011 12:55:31 PM »

beautiful work! Love the color, love love.
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« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2011 12:10:50 AM »

Please let us know when you do open a shop, ETSY is great for shopping Wink.

You can also shop off my fb fan page, and I paypal invoice Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2011 03:58:59 AM »

I love this!  It's beautiful in it's own right, but I like how it's both fiery and from the sea.
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