Monday, September 19, 2011

agate 4 mom

How could I not make these for my mom?

She loves necklaces, and she is asking me to make some of these for her ever since she saw the very first one I made.
I finally got around to finish.

She picked these two beautiful stones.

She wanted a thinner cord than the kind I normally use.
And for the green one, she also wanted the cord to match the stone.

These necklaces are inspired by the similar ones from designer Brook&Lyn made for Anthropologie and are made with the same technique that I showed in this tutorial: check it out if you want to make some for yourself!

picture from: Anthropologie

Basic crochet skills, and a little patience sewing around the cord. Really, you can make it too!!

...Making mom happy... priceless! 
(and no master card needed!!!)

xox, d.

will party here


  1. You did a beautiful job on the necklaces. I love both stones but the green is my favourite. I love how you finished each necklace differently.

  2. Good thing mom raised a talented daugher

  3. I don't know how I missed these before, but so glad I saw them now. LOVE LOVE LOVE.

  4. wow, these are really gorgeous! If you think basic skills are enough.. I might give it a try!

  5. What beautiful necklaces! And so nice to be able to custom make them to exactly what your mum wanted!

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  6. Oh wow, those are gorgeous. So elegant and polished looking.

  7. Those are gorgeous Donatella. You do such great work! I am so happy you found and enjoyed my newbie party for as long as you have. It has been a pleasure getting to know you and always inspiring to come visit you too.

  8. Sooo this idea..I Found ya on hop and officially following ya with smiles..I'm Marilyn from and will love for you to stop in sometime...Loving your blog and off to read more :))

  9. These are really beautiful. I'd love for you to share at my linky party, open all day Monday -

  10. These are GORGEOUS! Thanks for sharing. :)

  11. They are so pretty... Your Mom is so lucky!

  12. Oh my gosh! I think I have to make some of these! I have a ton of cord some I had previously, some is leftover from this project (posted at The T-Shirt Diaries):

    Now I know what I should do with it!


  13. Sweet welcome to this link party - ). And happy crafting ).

  14. awesome! Yours look just as good if not better than the insanely overpriced original. Thanks so much for sharing!

  15. wow!! i need one of these!! Thanks for sharing!

  16. You did a spectacular job on the necklaces. Those both stones are good but the green is my favorite. I really wonder how you finished touch on each necklace differently.

  17. Dude. I want to be your mom. Not in a weird way, but in the "get awesome jewelry from my rockin' daughter" kind of way.

  18. These are gorgeous, great job!!



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