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About this design:

So, I wasn't raised a Gamecock, but I married into lifetime tickets and parking via the hubby! Needed something garnet and black to wear to the tailgate fiesta, but didn't want the obnoxious stuff I see others wear. Just a simple 18 gauge wire paddle shape, with garnets and onyx dangling inside. Just like football, sometimes you keep it simple, and go with the fundamentals.

Components:

Copper-garnet-onyx

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  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love it, I’m a novice to beading and have been trying a very similar design with a 16 gauge wire, but it just doesn’t look right, what gauge did you use for the frame ? :D

  2. rootware
    rootware says:

    I used 18 gauge that I hammered slightly with a rawhide hammer, the garnet needed 24 gauge, and I used 22 gauge on the onyx. The holes in the onxy were larger and to keep them from slipping off the 24 gauge didn’t work too well!

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thanks a lot RW :D

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    What a great idea! This design has endless possibilities. I can see it a little larger in size made from wire that is a bit heavier and Tah Dah a pendant! Do you mind if I play around with your idea? :D

  5. rootware
    rootware says:

    If I minded I would not share here! I myself love what seeing others stuff does to my own creativity. I think a pendant is a fab idea. Post when you are done!

  6. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    A great design idea…

  7. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    These are beautiful. I love your creations,and admire your organic work! When people write that they hammer their own wire,It always “wows” me!

  8. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    I agree with Nancy Mc about being wowed by your use of a mallet. Some day I’ll have to learn how to do that!

  9. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Love this design!

  10. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Great earrings, awesome :)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    These are lovely!

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