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Cashmere


About this design:

Doing a little MacGyvering tonight. My Mom bought me these Czech cashmere crystals from an Etsy store..they came today...gorgeous. They have a coppery looking finish. My toggle is made from part of a pendant I got clearanced. It has small dots that are.brown like the pearls. The bead caps are made from some copper filigree earrings I took apart. One is also a dangle. Shell pearls from LB in muddy mix spring and of course my teeth pearls.
Love them.

The earrings I show are the brass version of the ones I used.

Added a photo of Mousey, my beading supervisor. I sit on my couch to work and he sits on the back looking over my shoulder. He critiques all my work. Mousey is the baby that is my avatar.

Components:

Brown shell pearl 12mm. Czech cashmere picasso opal beads 12mm. Freshwater pearl nuggets. Copper filigree round focal. Copper filigree small circles. Small topaz crystal dangle. Copper toggle bar. Copper eye pins and jump rings.

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  1. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    Gorgeous. I love it!! I love finding little trinkets on sale! I like finding old friends that have grown apart and want to be friends in another piece of art. Make sense?

  2. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Darn it Deb! You continue to impress me! Lovely!
    Crystal plus pearls plus more pearls!!! :)

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Jennifer that def makes sense to me. I’m.constantly trying to.figure out ways to.use old stuff so it has a purpose still. And I’m.always looking at things to see if there is some other way to use it. This is why clearance sales are.my best.friend!!!

    Thank you Jennifer and Julie.

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    P HOWARD says:

    This a be

    autiful that you have put togather!\\\

    This is a beautiful design that you have put together! Lovely color combination and very budget friendly!

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Budget friendly is my motto!! Thank yoi.

  6. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Gorgeous!!

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love it, Deb!!! Way to use your talent at repurposing!!! And those tooth pearls are the best!!

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I love my cheap tooth pearls Becky. They are so funky looking.
    Thanks Peggy and Becky.

  9. Laud
    Laud says:

    Hats off to you! This looks elegant and artsy without costing a fortune. You find the coolest stuff.

  10. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    What an awsome design, Deb! Beutiful job putting all the elements together!

  11. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    This is an outstanding piece…tell you Mom she did good with those crystals.

  12. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Perfect! This is really elegant!

  13. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Kat, my Mom didn’t pick them. I was looking at stuff at Etsy on her computer..she saw me looking at these and 2 other Czech beads and ordered them for me. She’s great like that.

    Thank you Susie, Kat, Medieval Momma, and Laud.
    Laud, I’m always looking…

  14. CAS
    CAS says:

    Mousey knows his stuff if he’s helping Momma make such stunningly gorgeous pieces!! :)

    Great repurposing … nice mix of colors … gotta love those sale bins.

  15. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    LOL! Sales bins and repurposing have furnished and decorated almost my entire house.

    “Mousey is the bossy of the housey” as I sing to him everyday.

    Thank you CAS.

  16. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    NICE! :-)

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    Jean a says:

    Beautiful!!!!!

  18. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Mousey! He looks so innocent ;)

  19. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Believe it or not most of the time he is. This is because he had no contact really with my other cats until he was 10 weeks old. He thinks he is people.

    Thanks Jean and Coffee Chick.

  20. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Mousey as sleepy baby.

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  21. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    OMG what a cute kitty!!! You were a great mommy to the little guy. :)

  22. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    You have no idea Becky. I treated him like a people baby. He went almost everywhere with me in a blanket wrapped up like a baby.

  23. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    This is soo cool, awesome colors, Deb! I love your MacGyvering ;) First thing I thought when seeing that pick of Mousey was ” ahha there is Deb’s adorable babykitty avatar that has become a handsome adult kitty! Love his name :D

  24. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    He’s too cute, Deb! I treat my gogs like people, too!

  25. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you Frida. His name is Mousey because he was literally as small as a mouse and kinda looked like one. He fit in the palm of my hand. He is truly my baby.

    Whoa Susie has gogs!!! hahaha

  26. celticivy
    celticivy says:

    Like the recycling of the bracelet, very nice, Love it!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    MMMmmmmmm……Reminds me of chocolate and vanilla!
    Keep up the MacGyverisms! ;-)

  28. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thanks Celticivy and Mary…lol.

  29. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Oooooh! Gorgeous!
    And Mousie has grown into a big cutie.

  30. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you…….he is a big cutie lol. Still my baby.

  31. Steph
    Steph says:

    Very talented kitty….lol

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