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On the fifth day of Christmas…

Posted in Day-to-Day, Projects by unboundpage on December 29, 2010

We now move into the first of the August craft fair gifts.  Specifically, this is the only one that required any further crafting.  I purchased a very lovely glass pendant for Dear Roommie’s Dear Mother, with plans of turning it into a necklace.

Exhibit A
Lovely pendant:

Needless to say, I didn’t get it done before I drove Dear Roommie and Dear Mother to the airport two days before Christmas.  Instead, I dug out a corner of the craft room and put together the necklace in the few hours between the airport drop-off and my own long drive to Houston.

I am especially fond of creating multi-strand and mixed-media jewelry.  In this case, the ribbon back half also served to save my sanity after stringing half of four strands of seed beads while under a time limit.

The finished product turned out a good bit longer than I intended, so I’ll probably have to take apart the ribbon portion and try again, but I was really pleased with the final design.

Exhibit B
Completed necklace:

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