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Faceted Pearl & Rhinestone Rondel $90.00 (Tin Cup Necklaces)
This is a new take on my most popular necklace, the pearl and rondel. I fell in love with faceted pearls the minute I saw them at a trade show. When faceted pearls first came out, the colors were limited. Now, there is a plethora of colors. This necklace takes the same simple concept of two pearls that surround a gold rhinestone rondel and adds to it by incorporating faceted pearls and a vermeil toggle clasp.





Lemon Topaz & Swarovski Crystals $110.00 (Tin Cup Necklaces)
I made this necklace because of the popularity of the lemon topaz bracelet. Customers kept asking me if I had any items that matched the bracelet. If I duplicated the look of the bracelet, I thought it would be a bit pricey. So I came up with what I think is an elegant solution - lemon topaz mixed with the Swarovski diamond shape vitriol crystal.





Pearl from $60.00 (Tin Cup Necklaces)
This is a classic design of pearls hand-knotted on silk thread. If you are looking for a starter necklace, this is the one I always recommend. Start simple. I have never had a customer dissatisfied with the purchase of this necklace. In fact, I've almost always been guaranteed that the customer will come back for more!

Pearl & Rhinestone Rondel from $70.00 (Tin Cup Necklaces)
This is one of my most popular necklaces. The design is simple enough - two pearls surround a rhinestone rondel. I've seen this worn with jeans, as well as evening attire. Nancy O'Dell (from Access Hollywood) saw the bracelet that goes with this on a friend of mine and she ended up with the matched set!

White Pearl & Swarovski Crystal $65.00 (Tin Cup Necklaces)
White pearls can always be worn with anything, but by adding a diamond shaped 4mm Swarovski Crystal and silver toggle clasp - you've added a new spin to an old classic. This necklace can be worn for both day and evening attire.





Pearl with Chain & Rhinestone Rondel $155.00 (Single Strand Necklaces)
This is another piece that was inspired by someone asking me to design a necklace for a wedding. It incorporates the wire-wrapping technique with chain inbetween the pearls. A rhinestone rondel is set on top of the pearl that dangles from the chain. This necklace is not just for brides or bridesmaids - it is for anyone who wants a spectacular looking piece of jewelry around her neck.

Swarovski Cube Crystal & Rhinestone Rondels $240.00 (Single Strand Necklaces)
I made this necklace for myself for my step-sister's wedding. I had a plain black dress that had tiny rhinestone straps. I used 10mm clear Swarovski crystal cubes with the AB coating (rainbow effect) and put two rhinestone rondels in between the Swarovski crystals. The effect was delicious and very popular at the wedding.





Pearl & Swarovski Crystal with Bali Beads $150.00 (Multi-Strand Necklaces)
I was making a lot of Swarovski crystal bracelets with elastikord (like a lot of designers), but I wanted to expand it from the ordinary. I started using pearls with elastikord and then combined pearls with elastikord and 4mm Swarovski crystals and flower bali beads. I used an extender clasp so this can be worn as a choker or a more lengthy necklace. This piece was purchased by Access Hollywood.





Swarovski Vitriol Crystal & Rhinestone Spacer $135.00 (Multi-Strand Necklaces)
My friend inspired me because she needed something to go with a dress. Her instructions were simple - make a choker that, unlike a bridesmaid's dress, could be worn again. I used my favorite 4 mm diamond shaped Swarovski vitriol crystal and incorporated the rhinestone spacer and finished it off with a double-strand box-shaped clasp.





Triplet Pearl from $195.00 (Multi-Strand Necklaces)
This necklace was inspired by an antique necklace that a friend of mine had asked me to re-string. This piece used pearls and crystals with an extender clasp which allows you to wear a necklace either choker length or further down the neck. I used three different sizes of pearls or glass beads starting with small ones closer to the neck and graduating towards larger ones.

Wire-Wrapped Pearl with Rhinestone Rondel $155.00 (Multi-Strand Necklaces)
This is the very first necklace I ever sold to a store. I saw it on a woman in a restaurant. I introduced myself and confessed that I was the designer. She told me it was her favorite necklace because it can be worn as a two-strand necklace or twisted to add a whole new dimension (more choker-like). The rhinestone rondels give the pearls a touch of sparkle.





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