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Heart in Blues


About this design:

Mystic Blue Feldspath, dyed, with odd colors throughout got me started. I just threw beads onto a white plate until it caught my eye. The rusted heart was the final touch. Then, because I wanted to do more with the feldspath, I made a smaller strung necklace to wear with it or alone and 2 pairs of earrings of different length and funkiness. A mix and match set. :)

Components:

Blue Feldspath rounds, Lipstick Ranch Heart, Gunmetal Artistic Wire, all from LB. Aqua blue quartz ovals, black shell beads, 2 colors of Swarovski crystals, gears, spacers and nickel-free earwires from various other sources.

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  1. Elaine
    Elaine says:

    This is really nice! Love the combinations you used. :)

  2. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Very lovely pieces,Becky.:)

    Our creations are our signatures :) )))

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful! The pendant goes perfectly with the choice of gemstones. Nice!

  4. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    What a beautiful set-I love the contrast between the rusty ‘ole heart and sweet blues, excellent job Becky!

  5. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Fantastic necklaces… wonderfully designed! I like the layered look and the earrings are wonderful too!
    :)

  6. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Love, love, love!!!!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    You’re a genious! Love the Lipstick R. rustic iron with the mystic feldspath!

    I’ve got a bit in my stash waiting for inspiration. This is it! Thanks chickie! :-D

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love this one too, I been working on the design incorporating two different strands so it can be worn separately or layered, it is not coming along, took it apart many times,now its just sitting in a bowl waiting for an inspiration, frustrating ;)

  9. Laud
    Laud says:

    The feldspath is kind of a challenge because it’s so bright. Pairing it with paler shades was just right.

  10. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Nice design and I love the pieces from Lipstick Ranch. Have a couple myself that I have been holding onto.

  11. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    Becky, this ROCKS! Mystic blue Feldspath is a favorite stone…and you’ve created something marvelous w/ the stones & the L.R. Heart. Love!!

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    Janet Miriam says:

    Love this one! Mystic Blue Fedlspar is one of my fave beads here on LB! A very beautiful combination!

  13. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Another fab set, Becky! I love this one! Great idea to put the Rustic Iron heart with the these blue gems! Did I say, I love this??

  14. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    This is yummy. I’d wear it to death! So beachy,and soft.

  15. D carlson-trotter
    D carlson-trotter says:

    I don’t usually like hearts but this necklace is so cool and the heart is actually perfect with it.

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