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For Granny :)


About this design:

Nancy and her love of purple inspired this set. I think it was also karma because I had chosen these beads ahead of time. They went along with me to the last craft show but I never got to them. Then Granny Nancy asked if someone would make her some dangly earrings and I knew I had just the beads for her. :) How cool is that?!?

Components:

Purple and clear crystals, 2 sizes, LB, Irish knot connectors, LB, Dogtooth amethyst, both daggers and rounds, LB, steel artistic wire, LB, silver rondelles, stringing wire, FW pearls, both rice and my favorite the keishis :) (from firemountain) and various findings.

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  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    This is such a beautiful set, Becky and soooo purple too!!! :D

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    :) Too bad the lighting is so dark. It has been raining ice all day and very dark. The keishi flakes and the purple/clear crystals are a perfect color match and you can’t even see that in these pics. I hope she likes this! The earrings hang 2.5 inches from the bottom of the hook. :)

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love it :D

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    And she will like them for sure :D

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    You are too kind. ;)

  6. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful, Becky!

    Are the pearls from Firemountain nice? I’ve not had good luck with them(Firemountain).

  7. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I think it is one of the most beautiful things anyone has ever made for me. I just love, love, love it!!!!!! I can’t wait to put on the earrings. I’m loving long earrings these days.
    Isn’t this girl sooooo sweet. I’m going to send you a surprise. By the way, what month is your birthday. I make tons of birthday pieces.

    LOVE YOU!!!!

  8. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Gorgeous set. The keishi pearls are gorgeous. What a sweet thing to do for Nancy :)
    I haven’t had luck (if you want to call it that) and haven’t went back to them..

  9. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    great use of the celtic links. I so need to think outside the box.

  10. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    How gorgeous is this set? Love your combination of stones crystals and pearls.
    I recognized the bi colors crystals.Aren’t they great? The connectors are also very chic!

  11. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    Very pretty!

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Wow you guys are sooo nice! :) Thank you so much!!

  13. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Firemountain has good and bad and you never know until it gets to you. I have a whole bunch of bad crap from them, too, but sometimes the good surprises from them are really cool.

  14. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    This whole set is gorgeous Becky. Lucky you Granny Nancy!!!
    Regarding Fire Mountain, I ordered a bunch of stuff from the $1.00 clearance sale they had. I ordered glass flowers of several colors & styles (not as pretty as czech but not bad), precosia czech glass flower bead caps (lovely), some wood beads, & coconut shell beads. The only thing I have not been happy with was the large box of wood beads & that is because I did not fully read the description to see they were painted. Note that I have NOT ordered any gemstones
    from them. I only ordered things that were not available here. I’m not sure I would order gemstones from them either.

  15. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Love this bracelet and earrings!!! Granny Nancy is so lucky! The keishi pearls are a beautiful color. I know what you mean about Firemountain! I stick to their regular stock items and leave the “sale” items alone! Not worth the frustration of receiving crummy stuff! LB is always my choice website! I do buy unusual items on Ebay though(Sorry LB).

  16. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Nancy, enjoy these BEAUTIFUL earrings.

    Becky! As usual, you are THE best-est of ladies! I love the dogtooth. I love purple almost as much as Nancy does.
    AND this is so creative! I have not had success with triple strands. I really like the “knot” as the anchor. SO very effective! This is an “IDEAL” model for other pieces and other stones. :)

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