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Jewels for Hope Bridal Necklace

January 24th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Today I’m delighted to share a stunning necklace design from one of our Artbeads.com customers, Sandy. Featuring a graceful arrangement of SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS pearls among an array of twisted gold wire, this necklace is the epitome of bridal elegance. I love the sprinkling of jewel-toned SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS crystals and the timeless appeal of the vintage pendant, so majestic! I can definitely envision this necklace paired with a strapless lace wedding gown and glamorous up-do hairstyle.

Here’s what Sandy had to say about her bridal masterpiece:

I just started working with wire and I loved it. There is no wrong or right way to create with wire. I just let my fingers do the work. To me this necklace is elegant and classy and it is one-of-a-kind. I try to make one-of-a-kind pieces, I think everyone should feel special. I love working with Swarovski Pearls and Pendants. In this necklace I used Swarovski Cream Baroque Pearls, which I love, Swarovski Gold Baroque Pearls, Swarovski Cream Asymmetrical Pearls and Gold and White Crystal Pearls. I added Swarovski Siam and Topaz crystals to give the necklace a little pop of color. I linked it all to a beautiful vintage pendant. When I made this necklace everything just came out so right. I started making jewelry again (after 15 years) when I was taking care of my sick mother. Long story short, for every necklace I sell I donate a portion of the proceeds to Ct. Hospice. The last year of my mother’s life they really helped me.
-Sandy

To see more of Sandy’s work, check out her website Jewels for Hope, in addition to jewelry she also creates lovely greeting cards! We also want to congratulate Sandy for her upcoming feature in Wire Jewelry Magazine!

-Sarah

Tags: Customer Gallery of Designs

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 JustATish // Jan 24, 2011 at 10:40 am

    *jaw drops* this is beautiful!!!

  • 2 Sandi Tousignant // Jan 25, 2011 at 10:15 am

    What a stunning necklace! I wish it had been available when I got married. Beautiful work, Sandy!

  • 3 Sandy // Jan 25, 2011 at 2:33 pm

    Thank You Ladies.

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