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Snakeskin Drops


About this design:

The design for these earrings started out completely different then somehow morphed into these! I love the patterns on these Green Snakeskin beads!

Components:

Green Snakeskin , Copper wire & beads

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    Reet says:

    I love these earrings. Your wirework is great !!!

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    These are totally cool, Tracy! I love your design and wirework! :D

  3. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    You’re right. Lynn Eileen; these are really COOL! Is this the Green Snakeskin that LB sells or is it another color?

  4. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I wonder if it’s LB’s Green Snakeskin flat ovals — although on my monitor the LB color is much darker. I like Tracy’s color better! Don’t tell…. ;-) If it IS the same, then it’s probably my monitor or her camera or both or the way the world is spinning…..LOL

  5. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Yes, they don’t look the same! I like Tracy’s best! ;-)

  6. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Very CLASSY! Beautiful stones! This simple setting sets them off to advantage.

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Stunning!!! Love the stones, love the wire work, would love to have them in my jewelry box! :)

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thanks Chickies! I forget to say the Green Snakeskin are from LB. They are darker than the picture on LB & much greener. I blame it on the full moon we had here last night Lynn! ;)

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Gorgeous, I would pierce my ears for these! :)

  10. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks for letting us know the inside scoop on the Green Snakeskin (Dear Lord, can’t they come up with a different name for that?) — where it’s from and the color difference. I always had heard that full moons caused all kinds of interesting things to happen….. ;-)

  11. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    My ears are already pierced, Lynda, but I’ll go with you! :D

  12. John M
    John M says:

    Very nice wire work. John

  13. Anita QoG Funny Chick
    Anita QoG Funny Chick says:

    These are SOOOOO Pretty!! I love that snakeskin!!!

  14. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    These are ultra fab, Spiral Chick! Those snakeskin ovals are gorgeous! Guess I’d better put some in my cart!!!!!! :D

  15. Shannon aka Silly Chick
    Shannon aka Silly Chick says:

    These are perfect! The Green Snakeskin flat ovals are one of my favorite stones here – and copper just makes ‘em pop!

  16. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    These are gorgeous!

  17. Donna Leah
    Donna Leah says:

    The earrings are AWESOME!

  18. Donna Leah
    Donna Leah says:

    Sorry……I don’t know how I managed to come up twice here! I’m going to put a strand of the beads in my cart, too.

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you Chicks :)

  20. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Pretty!

  21. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Your wire work is every bit as beautiful as the bead!
    cookie

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Thank you Fashion Chick & Cookie :)

  23. Claire F
    Claire F says:

    Another set of beautiful earrings…

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Gorgeous!! Love Green Snakeskin!! ;-)

    I have a question; How do you determine the length of wire you will need to make a pair of earrings such as these?
    That just messes with my mind and it often keeps me from making something for fear of wasting wire.
    Help! Please!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    Sweet Chick ~ the most economic way is to work straight from the spool of wire but that isn’t always practical! I usually cut a piece of wire quite a bit longer than I need so that the excess can still be used for something else & I don’t end up with bits of wire that are too small to use again.
    It also helps to keep a notebook & ruler handy so that you can measure & write down how much wire a certain design needed. When I made the spiral links for the Lemon Turritella bracelet I cut a piece of wire to approx 3″, made the spiral link then decided if it was big enough or too big then changed the length of wire accordingly. It sounds like a real faff but it isn’t really!
    The best thing to do is to practise with a cheaper wire like copper before using more expensive Sterling Silver! :)
    Hope this has helped a little :D

  26. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    These are beautiful!

  27. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    These are beautiful, I love your wire work too.

  28. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Very pretty design, and super wire work! :-)

  29. Styles by M
    Styles by M says:

    These are very pretty. Great job!!

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