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« on: July 24, 2019 12:45:17 PM »

Last week I had the great good fortune to attend the Adornments Retreat sponsored by Vintaj and Art Bead Scene.  It was 4 days of classes, make-and-take projects, and crafting fun.  One of the events on the first day, as a way to get to know one another, was a pendant exchange.  We were invited to bring a pendant we had made, strung on a simple cord or ribbon, all wrapped up. 



The base is Vintaj arte metal.  The middle layer is a piece of Vintaj brass that I hit with a little of their patina paint in a few shades of pink.  The top piece is an antiqued gold charm star charm with an opal pink stone in the center.  I popped some holes in the base art metal piece, and added drops made from rosewater opal Swarovski crystals.



Since I wasn't sure if we would be truly exchanging between two people, or if we would all place our pendants on a table, and randomly take another, or if we'd be able to meet up with one another in some way later, I decided to make myself a coordinating pendant, so my partner could find me later if need be, and so we would always have something to link us together after the event.



The base is the same arte metal, and the middle layer is the same Vintaj brass that I hit with patina paint in shades of green instead of pink.  The top piece is an antiqued gold charm compass rose.  I added drops made from chrysolite opal Swarovski crystals to go with the brass patina. 



I'm glad to say the recipient loved her pendant and was wearing it throughout the event.  Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2019 01:07:55 PM »

This is wonderful from top to bottom!
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« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2019 04:53:45 PM »

beautiful pendants! i love that you made a matching set. what a lovely way to treat a new friend.
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« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2019 05:37:40 PM »

Gorgeous pieces Jennie!
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« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2019 06:06:24 AM »

Ooh, those looks marvelous!
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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2019 11:40:39 AM »

It's so good, Jennie!
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