Posts Tagged ‘mother of pearl’

Week 9: Bay

Finally got to finish these! I’ve been waiting to use these green aluminum earwires, and Week 9 offered the perfect opportunity.

The beaded beads are flat even-count peyote (curled and stitched to make tubes). The green gemstone is dyed mountain “jade” (I think), which is a dolomite marble from Asia. The round drops are mother of pearl.

These colors make me think of iridescent mermaid scales. 🙂

The raw materials The hard part -- my fingers haven't forgiven me yet. Close up

All done!


One of a kind!

  • Antiqued silver-plated butterfly and flowers focal
  • Seed, Czech pressed glass, and cathedral beads
  • Swarovski Crystal beads
  • Shell beads, dyed gunmetal grey
  • Antiqued silver-plated wire, beads, and accents
  • 20 1/2” tigertail wire with antiqued silver-plated toggle clasp
  • Necklace focal dimensions: 3 1/4” long x 3 1/4” wide
  • Necklace total hanging length: 12 3/4
  • Earrings feature silver-plated fishhook earwires
  • Earring total hanging length: 3″


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