Melanie Moertel Glass Jewelry 

I’ve long been an admirer of the German glass artist Melanie Moertel and finally bought one of her Pureness necklaces. I love it so much that I thought I’d share a few photos today. I ordered it from her Etsy store and it arrived really quickly. I ordered a Long Focal Bead Necklace from the ‘Pureness’ Collection (approximately $32 USD). It came on a satin cord that is 100cm, but you can easily make it shorter and then burn the ends and that’s exactly what I did. It’s now at about a 70cm length and sits really nicely. It’s much heavier than I thought it would be and feels really substantial. It also came with a thinner cord but I like the thicker one. 

This shade is called Light Pink and there is a piece of 24K gold foil inside. 

I took this photo in the evening, so with the light it looks slightly different. 

For a combo I thought it would look nice with some copper, Pink Prisms, Blossom Shade and Daylight Brilliance beads from Trollbeads. 

So, I think this is a fabulous necklace at a great price! I will be ordering others, I’m sure. Melanie also makes gorgeous bracelets, earrings and other kinds of pendants, so do take a look. 

Have a great rest of the weekend!

10 Comments

  1. Hi Martha! So good to read your blog! It’s a way, for me, to know about new beads. I went to Melanie’s Etsy store and love the beads!!! Specially the blues! Maybe next buying!!! 😍
    Good weekend!!!

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  2. I love all your posts and photos, but the crystal beads here are especially speaking to me. I just ordered the copper bracelet and would love to know what brand the copper crystal beads are that are on the twisted bracelet, and if you ordered them online? Thanks!

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    1. Hi Lynneny and thanks for your kind words. I think you’re referring to the Pink Prisms, right? Yes, I just ordered them online and absolutely love them! I think there are more photos of them in my post about Animal Kingdom.

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      1. Yes I was referring to the Pink Prism beads. I was wondering, are they as peachy/coppery as they look in your pictures? The listing in Troll says “so very delicate pink with a hint of lavender”. I don’t really see lavender, or pink for that matter, and was hoping they didn’t have that tone to them. Thanks again!

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      2. I’d say mine are quite peachy pink. Or pinky peach? I aim for my photos to look on the screen the way I see them in real life, so these ones for sure don’t have a hint of lavender. But, I’ve only seen mine in real life, as I don’t have a Trollbeads store anywhere nearby. If you get one I hope you’re happy with it!

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      3. Thanks so much again. Your pictures are wonderful, and I really appreciate the opportunity to see your selections and comments. There are no stores near me either, so I am not able to pick out beads individually and it really helps to be able to see really good displays of the beads!

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