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Vintage Dragonfly


About this design:

Well, I got a Bigkick, made a few things, then forgot about it. I needed to bring it back out. I'm doing another market next month, and would like to have a few different things to show. I really tend to like the Vintaj aesthetic, so I thought I'd give it a go.

Components:

Embossed natural brass blank, Vintaj patinas, various Czech glass beads, a few crystals, pearls, dragonfly charm, jump rings, and brass chain.

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  1. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Forgot to mention the brass filigree as part of the pendant!

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Oh wow Susie I really love this. The pendant is jist beautidul. Like you I am really starting to love the whole Vintaj look. Their website is mesmerizing.

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    That should say “just beautiful”. Darn tiny keyboard…I cant see.but one third of what I type.

  4. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Beautiful piece, Susie! Love the vintage look!!

  5. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Thanks! Their designs ARE fascinating, aren’t they? I have a few more ideas to bang out, then am making a “In my stash” line of jewelry!

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Susie, love this , the colors and the design are amazing, I just got my Bk as present and I’m already loving it :D

  7. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Susie, this is wonderful. I really really really like the way you did the asymmetrical. It’s balanced for those of us who need “equal” but it’s SO interesting when it’s mixed up.
    Way to go girl! I’m SO stealing your idea! :)

    BTW: Go to the Fresh Picks and read “The Glare!” from NYBella. It’s another challenge… and it looks like you’ve already got it figured out!

  8. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Ohhh this is gorgeous :D WOW!

  9. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Absolutely gorgeous design, Susie! With pieces like this, you are sure to do well at your show. I hope you share more with us. :)

  10. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I meant to ask. Did you use the glaze with all your patina? I didn’t get it and I’m wondering if that was part of the problem I had with it.

  11. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Thank you Asia, Julie,Frida, Deb, and Jolene.

    Yes! I used a big puddle of glaze each for pea sized drop of patina. Then I let the colors run together by tilting the blank in different directions.

  12. Asia
    Asia says:

    Coming back for a second look, just love this :D

  13. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love this, Susie!! I wasn’t paying attention for a few hours and you posted a masterpiece! You do great with the asymmetry! and those Czech glass pieces are perfect for your pendant!! LOVE it!!! Now we will forgive you for putting the BB on the back burner! ;)
    If this doesn’t sell those people have no pulse. :)

  14. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Beautiful design and love the colors.

  15. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Thanks!

    Asia, can’t wait to see what fun you have with your BK!

    Becky, the asymmetry was hard for my analytical brain..

    Thanks Jane!

  16. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Gorgeous colors! And I love how the pendant is framed out in this design.

  17. T Paul
    T Paul says:

    Gorgeous! Makes me regret selling my bigkick, didn’t get past making stamped earrings :(

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    DbnRose says:

    Stunning and I just love the colors. A beautiful piece.

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Oh, Susie!!
    Absolutely gorgeous! Love it all!

  20. Valley Girl
    Valley Girl says:

    Very pretty….wondering where you are finding all these challenges? I want to play!

  21. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Valley Girl, PLEASE join us! It’s crazy fun!
    Go to the Fresh Picks and find “The Glare” then read and laugh. Then get creative! :)

  22. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    It IS a hoot!

  23. Valley Girl
    Valley Girl says:

    I found the pick and read all the comments! Just toooo fun to resist…maybe i will repurpose puppy Phils old collar. Hes due for a new one!

  24. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Great idea! Welcome to blingy world…

  25. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Vintage Lovely! Great colors and excellent design! :)

  26. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    E Mom…you just know I love this. I’m a toal fool for blue/green combo. My eyes were drawn to the little dangles inside and around the circles.
    The focal is fab too,but that’s just how my brain works. ;)

  27. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    toal=total..sheesh!!

  28. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Simply stunning.

  29. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    Love this!!!

  30. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Thank you all for the lovely comments!

  31. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    I keep coming back to this…it is so intriguing. I love the Vinaj & patina and how you have added items to it. Excellent job. :)

  32. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    So cool, and love the colors.

  33. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Thanks again!

    Julie, I wanna see what you do!

    And, I still may post a BB design before the week ends, even if it’s late! I bought 3 of those things. Gotta do SOMETHING!

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