I really enjoy making these "lei" type necklaces, and I think they're fun to wear, too. These pieces have some nice natural components. The pale yellow core on the aqua ruffle beads provides a really lovely contrast, and makes the necklace "glow" from within. I found some lovely turquoise stone beads with yellow markings, and they match the polymer beads perfectly.
The orange and yellow polymer focal piece below went perfectly with some coral chips I had. I like the way the unevenness of the coral chips compliments the swirled shapes and colors in the polymer. Mixing natural stones and pearls with polymer adds another dimension to these pieces.