My friend Natasha, who is Russian, gave me a string of rather grubby Baltic amber to use for jewellery making. I polished some of the better pieces, gave them a good clean, and made her a necklace. It's just a simple bar of beads, but I hope she will like it!
This is what they looked like to start with:
And this is what I made:
And another photo:
I couldn't help myself but add the little Swarovski crystals - they are so cute - I love them. I have them in loads of colours. They are so subtle yet so sparkly. Yet so subtle :-)
I'm off to give it to her now!