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Amber in Chantilly Lace

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Amber in Chantilly Lace - Front

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Category Jewelry
Type Accessory
Style Romantic, Classic
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What was your source for this jewelry project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Chantilly Lace Ring

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Who is this project for? Women

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What materials did you use? 1,3x0,9'' natural amber pendant, 2mm and 3mm round silver beads, 26g silver wire, jump rings, 3mm aquamarine rondelle bead

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What are you most proud of? I've never set an amber pendant before. Amber is so soft that it can even scratch by being worn on cloth surfaces, and it flakes easily. So it's necessary to adapt to the stone, design-wise and tool-wise. At one point I was really afraid that I might break it and I'm more than happy how beautifully it turned out in the end.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? First practice the RAW stirch with wire. It's different than RAW with thread. And if you want to set a stone, begin with a sturdier one.

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OMG! This is gorgeous!

11/01/2013 Flag

Thank you so much! I've never set an amber pendant before and I'm really thrilled how beautifully it turned out.

11/02/2013 Flag

Wow this is beautifully made, looks like something you would buy from a craft store but better

05/14/2014 Flag

Thank you very much, Marie! :)

05/16/2014 Flag