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    wellsdalakaJulie on “River Stones”:
    “This looks so peaceful and lovely, with all the elements in perfect balance.…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “River Stones”:
    “The stones are gorgeous whatever name they go by! I like your choice of smokey quartz…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thank you LRC! I am anxious to try out your instructions. They are…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “River Stones”:
    “Yes, I believe it is the same stone, just a different name.…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
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    dolllady aka Pam on “River Stones”:
    “Love the soft muted colors! It looks like the pendant and the Wild Horse Jasper…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow! This is wonderful. Love these necklaces and tiger eye is a favourite of…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall?”:
    “I too love the bracelets you keep coming up with - you definitely have a wonderful…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I love the soft muted colours - so serene and relaxing. Beautiful design!…” read »

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    Maggies Mom on “I took a Class”:
    “Amazing! Can't believe this is your first time weaving! I am very impressed!…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall Tones”:
    “I love this colour mixture and the design is so appealing - very nice.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Beautiful Gail! I agree the turtles are such a cute addition.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Gifted”:
    “Thank you - still lots of wood beads left to play with.…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “I took a Class”:
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    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
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    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
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    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
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    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

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    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
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    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
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    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
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    G Layne AKA Gail on “I took a Class”:
    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

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    kye on “Fall?”:
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    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
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Lucite Flower Earrings


About this design:

I was inspired by all the wonderfully beautiful spring rain and spring rain inspired dangle earrings. Thanks for the inspiration everyone! Here are my interpretation of the styles in those earrings. I used lucite flowers with Czech glass and crystals to make these earrings.

The orange pair was designed to be fun and rustic, it was inspired by tigerlilies.

Components:

Orange pair: orange lucite bellflowers (LB), blueberry and green tea Czech glass (LB), orange and fuchsia Czech glass (LB), nectarine crystal (LB), Green tea crystal (LB), copper wire Pink/Purple pair-purple lucite flowers, pink Czech glass bellflowers, Montana blue Swarovski crystals, purple crystals (LB), and purple Czech glass beads (LB), the handmade charms were then staggered on jumprings.

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Love these!

  2. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Awesome!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    OOOO! Cool idea! Love ‘em!
    You’ve got my wheels turning with ideas now!

  4. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Very nice!

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks everyone! :D I love working with these flower beads. I think they are pretty and really versatile. I’m glad to hear that others do too! :)

  6. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Oh how beautiful,and fun! I love each pair,for different reasons.The purple and pink are neat,as they are clustered,and remind me of flowers in an Alpine garden. The Tiger Lily pair are adorable,and who doesn’t love those colors,and the bows at the top? ;) Beautiful work!

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks Nancy!

    lol-they do look like bows on the orange pair don’t they? I was going to leaves on the hanging flower, but bows work too. ;)

  8. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    These are just fun and happy earrings! I just love your design on these! :D

  9. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    so cute, I love the purple ones!

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks everyone!

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Gorgeous! Love the flowers and the colors are fabulous. :)

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks LRC!

  13. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Lovely earrings! ;)

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks Sunny Chick!

  15. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Love the earrings! Especially the orange pair! The pink and purple are quite delicate in design and a winner too!

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks, Lindys!

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    P HOWARD says:

    Love these earrings, they really get you in the spring mood.

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks, P Howard!

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