I used leaf-shaped, creamy brown, iridescent, mother of pearl shell beads as the focus of this statement necklace. They are accompanied by similarly-colored freshwater pearls; pink, white, chocolate brown, and copper-brown glass pearls; small round shell beads; and star-shaped silver spacer beads. All the beads are strung onto clear-colored plastic cord. I made a toggle clasp using heavy-duty silver-colored copper wire; a bit of the copper color peeks through the ends of the wire and goes well with the rest of the necklace. The clasp is attached using silver jump rings.
I originally made two necklaces with this design; due to the unique nature of the shells, you may not get the exact necklace pictured. However, it will be the exact same design.
~18" long (measured from top of necklace)
~Center bead is 1.75 inches long
The Lydia Collection was created to have several necklaces and earrings working together in harmony as a distinctive set. Glass pearls in white, cream, copper, pink, rose, and rich chocolate brown set the stage for leaf-shaped mother-of-pearl beads, shell tusks, and chunky acrylic beads. The pieces are accented with tiny white shell beads, freshwater pearls, and pops of silver. Mix, match, and layer to your heart's content.
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©2012 Carly Pohle
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