A few weeks ago my mother handed me these beautiful vintage brooch & earrings. Her only request was "Do your thing and make me something pretty with these".......Aaaawwwww.....isn't she a sweetie!!
Needless to say the set is absolutely gorgeous on it's own! But she wanted a necklace so I set out to design something simple yet striking. The saphire blue in these pieces is just breath taking and I remembered a little bag of handcut antique aurora borealis beads that Hubby and I found in Seattle last year.....they were a perfect match! If you are familiar with aurora borealis beads then you know they are not just one solid color. They are dark or light or metallic depending on how the light hits them. They're gorgeous! I also added clear swavorski crystals and wrapped them all with sterling silver wire.
And this is how it turned out......She loved it and almost cried when I gave it to her :)
It made me feel so good to be able to do something special for the precious lady that has given so much of herself to me. I love you Mama
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