Jewelry Makeover III

I was never completely happy with the pendant on this necklace.  I wanted so badly to use that oddly shaped agate bead but just could think of a way to wrap it.  I’ll save it for a bracelet perhaps.  I found this beautiful agate (I think) pendant recently and decided to use it instead.  I also added some spiraled and woven wires for a hanger.  I like it better!

The original necklace


About zoraidabros

I'm Zoraida and I design and create handmade, one of a kind jewelry. My work is inspired by the art of ancient world cultures that have endured the shifting trends of fashion. I prefer to work in copper and semi precious gemstones but also appreciate fine lamp work beads, wood and other artistically crafted materials. Please visit my studio at and my website at
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7 Responses to Jewelry Makeover III

  1. The new pendant is exquisite, Zoraida! Absolutely LOVE it!

  2. zoraidabros says:

    Thanks Diane. I really loved it at first sight.

  3. Shinrin says:

    I like both versions! The new pendent looks great! ^_^

  4. zoraidabros says:

    Thank you Shinrin :))

  5. Jane says:

    Both beautiful pendants, but I know what you mean, perhaps the original pendant would look good in a choker style necklace. I think the new coils on the remake really add something; I do love your eye for detail.

  6. zoraidabros says:

    Thanks Jane! I think your suggestion of the original on a choker style necklace is great. I personally like to wear chokers but so many people have requested longer necklaces from me that I usually make them 20″ plus extension to 24″.

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