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A recycling project with Maytal!

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KittenKat

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I had some jewelry I was no longer crazy about... and I asked Maytal to help me create a fabulous new necklace. (Nothing more fun than a little recycling of old, boring jewelry.)

I had NO idea what to do! Maytal is wonderful, since she is so incredibly full of ideas. After ripping out photos from magazines, and spending months thinking about what I''d love to keep forever - I saw a necklace that she happened to make for herself and I fell absolutely in love with it. So I asked that she make me one just like it. (Thankfully, I live near her and could meet with her on a few occasions.)

Basically, I had some melee and a 1.22ct radiant to play with.

The workmanship is stunning. And I consider it a future heirloom piece.

She was so incredibly sweet and patient with me. I adore her.

First photo is of my necklace sitting pretty on its pouch. Pictures just don''t do this baby justice. (There is some kitty fur on the pouch, however this was not included with the necklace
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KittenKat

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A little bit of detail...

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KittenKat

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And a neck shot! I am so in love with this thing...

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And another, blurry shot. Wooo!!! I can''t wait to wear it out this weekend.

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FireGoddess

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HOLY SH!!!!!!!! OMG it is just fabulous. So fabulous. What a gorgeous design! Seriously, that woman is talented. I am in lurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrve.
 

Molly1024

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That is gorgeous! I absolutely love it!
 

KittenKat

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Thank you FG and Molly!

I am just sitting here, playing with it. Hehe. Pathetic!
 

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Here''s one of me holding the beauty in my hand...

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divergrrl

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OMG, it is absolutely gorgeous. Enjoy that beauty, its definitely a keeper. And should you tire of it, I''ll glady take it off your hands.

Lucky girl!

Jeannine
 

bling*diva*

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~~Sooooo beautiful!!!! I love the detail & swirling in the necklace!!!!!
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Beacon

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Wow is this gorgeous! I am totally missing out here. - who is Maytal? If she designed and executed this necklace she is a treasure!

I love it.
 

DiaDiva

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Gorgeous!!!!!
 

bluescharm

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hi kittenkat!

oh all your jewelry is stunning!!! i think your ring is absolutely gorgeous--

can you please tell me the jewelers you trust for pinks (i''d love to get a pink halo of my own), and also- do stones face up whiter or yellower next to pink diamonds in rose gold? i am very sensetive to color and want to make sure it won''t turn out noticeably tinted.

Thanks!!
 

mrssalvo

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wow, wow, wow!!! what a stunning piece. it''s beautiful, definitely and heirloom..
 

Cind11

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That is a stunning necklace. I would be so excited! Maytal did my engagement ring for me. I agree, she''s so great to work with.
 

Cind11

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Hi bluescharm,

Not KittenKat, but I do have a pink diamond halo set in rose gold. I don''t notice it affecting the center diamond as far as lending any tint to it. It looks like its normal color. (my center stone is a G) Maytal got my pink diamonds for me.
 

lumpkin

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That is GORGEOUS!!! What a beautiful necklace.
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Sparkles22

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That is beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Clio

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Wow, that''s amazing!
 

Sundial

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What an exquisite and special piece! It is nice to see some of Maytal''s work. She obviously did a wonderful job for you.
 

Dee*Jay

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Wow Kittencat, that is just beyond gorgeous!!!
 

NYCsparkle

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that is a STUNNING necklace.....i''d love to have a 1.22 radiant lying around..hehehhe....wear that gorgeous necklace in good health. enjoy--i know i am just by looking at it
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canuk-gal

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HI:

I love it--enjoy!

cheers--Sharon
 

swingirl

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Whoa! That is really beautiful. The workmanship looks perfect but it''s the design that makes it stunning! Lucky you!
 

Tacori E-ring

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It is amazing! Enjoy!
 

Kaleigh

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OH KittenKat!!!!!!!!! It''s so beautiful!!! I think it turned out to be such a stunning piece!!! You are lucky to live so close to Maytal. I think she does fantastic work. Enjoy!!!!
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Ann

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Holy Smokes!

That is simply gorgeous.

Does she have a website yet?
Is she in LA ?

Stunning work.
 

Beeweaver

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Gorgeous! Who is Maytal??? Love that necklace!
 

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