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Tree Of Life


About this design:

Here is a few pieces I've been doing for a ladies night in May.I took a class in making The Tree of Life, so I thought I'd make a few pendants to sell.Always have loved the idea of the tree. The last is a crochet Howlite necklace.Love the organic look of the stones.

Components:

Citrine, torquoise,green glass chips, silver lined glass beads and fresh water pearls.24 gauge gold wire,24 gauge copper wire and silver wire and 14 gauge wire.Necklace Howlite and silver 30 gauge wire. Toggle clasp.

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  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    Beautiful wire work, fantastic crochet necklace

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love this!! My trees haven’t looked this good ever! :)

  3. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Very pretty trees, JC! I love the crocheted necklace as well.

  4. Laud
    Laud says:

    Fabulous concept and execution. I like how each tree is distinctive. My favorite’s the turquoise one, but they’re all pretty.

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Very nice. I find these trees interesting also. I’ve seen tjem bare, with seed beads, with gems like you’ve done. Intricate work.
    Dont take this wrong but your green tree reminds me of Carmen Miranda dancing. Something about the shape.

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    JC Hamm says:

    Oh Deb, I see it too!I’ll call it my Miranda Tree!! :) Thank you ladies,I would like to do a variety of them, the cherry tree when it starts to blossom. I love to make the crochet neclaces, easy and fast to do up!

  7. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    The tree pendants are all so pretty, but I’m especially taken with your crocheted stone necklace. Love it!

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I forgot to.comment about the crochet necklace. So once you learn to do it its pretty fast huh? Its a very cool necklace and I have got to get that technique down.

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    JC Hamm says:

    Deb,the crochet is very easy to learn.Once you start making them, its hard to stop.You use what ever you beads will fit on.I’ve used cotton coed as well, and it hangs beautifully.I’m going to be making alot for the ladies night I will be at.
    Thanks again ladies. :)

  10. Batticat
    Batticat says:

    Tree of Life is a favorite symbol of mine and yours are all very pretty. I like the turquoise and green glass ones the most. After reading the Carmen Miranda comment, I looked again. It does look like the tree could be dancing ( a plus, for me). I love Carmen Miranda. She did have a difficult life, despite her charm and talent.
    Your crocheted necklace is wonderful, also. I love the natural look of stones.

  11. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Superb stuff! I must say that the green is my fav. I think the glass chips look like Chrome Diopside. (Ohhh Chrome Diopside…don’t even get me goin). ;)

  12. jdnr10
    jdnr10 says:

    I am just in awe of your beautiful creations, Ladies!!
    Does anyone know of any instructions on these? I have been wanting to make one for a long time.
    Thanks You!!
    Jackie

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    JC Hamm says:

    jdnr, you can find alot of different tutorials on google,just google “tree of life pendants”I learnt how from a class at my local bead shop. I saw this in my bead mag. and gave it a try,but the class taught me more.
    Give it a try you’ll find that you really can create your own design.Love making these. :)

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