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Pistachio Spring


About this design:

This is such a tiny pistachio green leaf pendant...barely an inch. My necklace is kind of influenced by a free tute that was on HumbleBeads yesterday.

I sat out on my patio beading today. I worked hard cleaning it up yesterday so I took a break from my spring yard cleaning.

I did make my own little hook and beaded loop clasp for this necklace.

I should add that this is the most wire wrapping I've done. Its a wrapped bail. The pearls are all wire wrapped. All the crystals on the loop are wire wrapped.

Components:

Ceramic leaf pendant. Green glass pearls. Small czech crystals in green, yellow shades, aqua seed beads, coppee wire, brass jump rings & chain.

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  1. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    So pretty! This is one of my favs!

  2. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    I love this Deb! It’s so delicate– and even if the leaf is only 1″…the whole design really enhances it!

  3. Janet B
    Janet B says:

    Exquisite!

  4. Laud
    Laud says:

    That pendant is a sensational color. Looks great with the beads you chose. Oh, and kudos on the backyard cleaning! I need to work on that, too.

  5. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Oh my goodness, Deb, another of your beautiful creations. I really like that leaf; the 1″ size would be my ideal. Those pearls match so well.
    Wish I could be sitting on your SPARKLING CLEAN patio enjoying the SUN (I’m jealous!)

  6. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    I wanna come to YOUR house! MY patio needs CPR!

  7. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love it Deb! That pendant looks great with those pearls.

  8. beadinggma
    beadinggma says:

    I have this pendant also and I just finished making a necklace with it. It is very delicate and I like what you did with it.

  9. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thanks everybody for all the compliments. I’ve had this little pendant & the pearls sitting on a board for about 2 weeks now no inspiration. Then I saw that HumbleBeads tute & knew that would be the basic look. Mine is still different from Heather’s necklace though.
    Thanks also for the patio compliments. Its hard to believe its actually just the really wide spot of my driveway. I had it enclosed with privacy fence in 2009. Bought clearance furniture (already had table/chairs). Hung decorative suns on every panel, got cheap black accessories, markdown plants. I needed it blocked off though because my neighbor is a slob & a pain.

  10. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    This delicate green necklace is perfect for Spring. Love it! :)

  11. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Great partners for the pendant. I really like how the pendant & coordinating dangles hang from a circle.
    Although it takes a while to make a necklace in this style, it really improves one’s wrapped-loop skills. Practice practice practice…

  12. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Beautiful design, Deb!

  13. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Very pretty design. The pendant is great and of I love pearls.
    I love how you used the A ring above the pendant

    Great wire wrapping :)
    The time is def worth it with the finished piece.
    Also great outdoor space (u remj ded song me I need to clean up haha ;)

  14. Asia
    Asia says:

    Deb, I’m loving it, loving the colors too, you simply amaze me, gone a long way in short time :D

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    JC Hamm says:

    Love this design, so delicate.Gorgeous. Your patio looks great.

  16. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    There is almost nothing left to say!! :) As usual, your eye is superb and your wrapping job is excellent!!! Love it!! Great job on the patio! You must have been working your butt off! I am still moving plants around in my beds and cleaning up where our blue spruce was cut down. my deck is next……. Want to come and help? :)

  17. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thanks everyone. I do appreciate the compliments.
    Becky I did work my butt off. I pulled everything off the patio, swept it, rinsed it, scrubbed it with cleaner & a big push broom, rinsed it again, cleaned the furniture a little & pulled it all back on. I still need to finish cleaning the furniture & 1 small section of patio that still looks blackish. I have been spring cleaning my yard every chamce I get. Even sawed down some small trees myself. I am woman!!!
    If you lived closer I would offer. Tuesday I go.to my Mom’s to pull weeds again….its a bad/good year for weeds apparently.

  18. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Deb, this is absolutely darling!!
    Patio looks very inviting ;)

  19. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    This is so sweet. Love the color, so soft.

  20. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Deb, I’m not sure what’s left to say — so I’ll just agree with everyone else! I do love your design & color combo! :D

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