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Butterfly Dance

About this design:

This was my attempt at going out my box, by adding some bead weaving into my design. I also added their antennas with some bronze wire. I made the spiral rope chain in March, and didn't know what I should do with it. So I went to my stash and found the butterflies. I'm pleased with the results.


Smoky Quartz, Butterfly focal, Czech glass, various seed beads, copper caps, jump rings, spacers, and clasp.

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  1. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    This is just lovely! I love the design, especially the bead weaving…well done!

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    The bead weaving part is awesome. The whole necklace is very different and I like that.

  3. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Very intriguing. This piece just has so much going on! I don’t think I could do the bead weaving it looks so complicated.

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    JC Hamm says:

    This is so cool, I love this design.Well done.

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    Ann-a706 says:

    I like the way it looks different on the two back rounds. Nine piece.

  6. chicky zee
    chicky zee says:

    Great design Wanda!

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    You should be pleased. You have made a unique and lovely design. :)

  8. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thanks so much everyone. When I designed this I was thinking that the butterflies were skipping along the pebbles. Then they came out and twirled(spiral rope chain), and came to land on flowers. So I wanted to add a cluster of little lucite flowers at the jumpring, but I didn’t have any in stash.

  9. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    Wanda, I really like this. Love the Butterfly theme and admire all the hard work on the spiral rope chain /bead weaving….you rock.

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    This is gorgeous :D

  11. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you NT and Asia!

  12. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful design , darling! :)

  13. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Beautiful! Just Beautiful!

  14. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thanks Julia and Lindys! :)

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