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Bead and Wire Carnelian Necklace

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Jewelry
Type Necklace, Accessory
Style Traditional, Retro / Vintage, Hipster, Cute, Mod, Funky, Classic, Victorian / Steampunk, Whimsical, Romantic, Casual, Holiday
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Who is this project for? Women

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What materials did you use? Crab Fire Agate cabochon, carnelian beads, agate beads, copper wire

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What are you most proud of? That I was able to take an old piece and redo it into something modern.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't be afraid to redo pieces that you've had for a while. Old pieces can often be repurposed into something beautiful.

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Amazing wire wrapping work - the look is amazing and so powerful!! I have taken things apart, too - they seem to work much better the second time around.

11/02/2011 Flag

Thanks. Sometimes I think we have an idea that doesn't quite work out. Luckily, most of the time, it just evolves into something else even better!

11/04/2011 Flag

This is a beautiful piece! Love it! Is it hard to make?

11/20/2011 Flag

Thank you. It's freeform, so you'd just start with the wire wrapped pendant and add wire and beads from there.

11/21/2011 Flag

if something i make keeps coming back to me or i can't decide on how i like it, i will take it apart and use the components for something else. this turned out to be a great idea in that way. i love carnelian and i was pulled into the random design and wandered around in it. what a great focal.

09/06/2012 Flag

Gorgeous colours and design

01/31/2016 Flag