Originally I wanted to highlight the 24K gold-foiled Italian (Murano) glass beads in a lighter design without using many crystals (as I normally do in most of my work) and the bad part was that I didn't really know how to achieve it. It was after a few back-and-forth browsing of jewelry related books, the idea finally popped in my head. The result was the first Goldie necklace in which the Italian beads were paired with deep blue and bright red Swarovski crystals on bright gold-colored wires.
Early this year I had a custom order for Goldie necklace and earrings set and I simplified the necklace design by reducing the number of crystals. I also opted bright blue and green for the colors of the crystals. The resulting piece filled my expectation well. It still retained the substantial presence of gold shine and crystal sparkle.
Having made three similar necklaces, I don't think I'll get tired of making more of this Goldie line. It's fun to make and surely a beautiful piece.