MagpieMadness offers beautiful hand-made jewelry that is fashionable and affordable. I specialize in turquoise, crystal, pearls and semi-precious gems. I really enjoy working with silver, vintage bronze, and antiqued copper. Each piece is carefully crafted in my studio with attention given to style, design, and quality. Magpie creates wedding party jewelry, offers home parties, and provides custom-design.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Peru Blue Opal Y Drop Statement Necklace and Earring Set

In my last order of supplies and beads from my supplier, I decided to try these blue Peruvian Opal stone beads. I wasn't exactly sure how I'd be using them at first. After staring at the beads for days my eyes were captured by neighboring pearls that I wire wire wrapping and I moved in a creative "messy" direction. The necklace is asymmetrical. 

With a front S-hook clasp, I created a long Y drop out of the Peruvian opal and glossy white natural coin pearl. I added in a few Azore Swarovski crystals, an antiqued silver connector bead and wired each bead in a "messy" style. The bunched up antiqued silver wire makes this design sing. Finished at the neck in antiqued silver chain, the necklace measures a full 18 inches then falls an additional 2.5 inches with the Y drop. 

Coordinating Earrings measure almost 2 inches from the top of antiqued silver leverback wires. Let me know at checkout if you'd rather have french hooks. 

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