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    S KatollakaSue on “Easy Does It”:
    “Wonderful, simple everyday piece! Could be some lucky buyer's signature piece!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “whirlpool”:
    “Wow! Copper, pearls, tiny seeds - what's not to love? A fave!…” read »

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    Robert J on “whirlpool”:
    “20/0 seed beads are antiques, mine were made in the 1800's. Greasy is the…” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “I'd never before been even the slightest bit worried, and then recently I was on…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “whirlpool”:
    “Ok, I was wondering about the green opals. Thought I was going blind or something... Second, I've…” read »

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    Moogie on “odalisque”:
    “Robert, nice to see you again. I was thinking the same thing as Donna--who could come…” read »

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    Robert J on “whirlpool”:
    “how did green opal get into the materials? *sigh* The seed beads are so small I…” read »

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    Robert J on “Spiral Dance”:
    “lol. oh god no, not any more. I did at one point have…” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “woohoo. can add them back this way. …” read »

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    Robert J on “odalisque”:
    “oh crap it took the in process pics away for some reason. They may help simplify…” read »

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    Joy9sage on “Swirling Earrings”:
    “I am assuming these are double-sided? I do love them.…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Beaded Hairpins”:
    “I can see the young girls going after these for prom. The are so creative!…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Easy Does It”:
    “This is perfect! I like the more simple designs. Your wire work with the…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Finally”:
    “Beautiful design with your dandelion focal! The colors are so perfect with it.…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “3 Kumihimo”:
    “Janet, I always love your Kumi necklaces. They are always your best work, because you have…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “Wow, I love the colors and your use of the ribbon. Just a beautiful, cherry, colorful…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “whirlpool”:
    “Ditto to comments above. I am truly a novice when it comes to wire work. You…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Spiral Dance”:
    “Thank you for the steps on making the beautiful pendants. You are quite an Artist and…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “whirlpool”:
    “Great wirework! Those seed beads must be as small as black pepper flakes.…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Easy Does It”:
    “For me personally, I am drawn to simple designs. I love the Czech bead and your…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “odalisque”:
    “Robert, I don't think anyone will copy your design. The design is quite intricate and complex.…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Finally”:
    “I love everything about this bracelet. Beautiful focal and beads. Love the dangles! You did a…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “I totally agree with everything that's already been said.…” read »

  • jdtt
    jdtt on “whirlpool”:
    “Your wirework is admirable and simply lovely to behold! What may be " painfully simple" to…” read »

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    Chicky Red-haired Grammy on “Spring Birds”:
    “C.C. We are coming up to the first anniversary of our daughter's death by heroin; I…” read »

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    kye on “Felted Beads!”:
    “I agree-these are so cool. Great variety of colors so I bet they sell in your…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “I love this! Everything is wonderful, but i especially like the patterned fabric with the…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Little House”:
    “Just great!…” read »

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    MH on “I think I like it?”:
    “Great job!!! I used to make jewelry specifically for plus sized women and these pieces…” read »

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    MH on “Labradorite Mist Dragon”:
    “I love this piece! I've put shell and seed beads with dragons in the past,…” read »

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    MH on “Spring Birds”:
    “CC- You're an inspiration to me. I think all this creativity has been building up…” read »

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    MH on “Little House”:
    “This is a wonderful one of a kind necklace! Beautiful work!…” read »

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    MH on “Spotted Necklace”:
    “WOW!!! Wonderful color combination and design!…” read »

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    sweetjane on “Little House”:
    “Just adorable! Very impressive work...the leather is a perfect addition!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Spring Birds”:
    “CC so sorry to hear about your father. I know how hard it is as…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Felted Beads!”:
    “Way cool Lauren! You are continuing to grow your creatvity even though school is keeping…” read »

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    jdtt on “Labradorite Mist Dragon”:
    “Beautiful, evocative, magical! Love the " shore mist" colors.…” read »

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    Crystal Canary on “Felted Beads!”:
    “What a cool concept! I really like the variety of colors. These should sell…” read »

  • GemstoneChick aka Lauren
    GemstoneChick aka Lauren on “Felted Beads!”:
    “Aww, thank you! Medieval Momma, they are on my etsy shop and I hope to upload…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Felted Beads!”:
    “So cool! Are these in your Etsy shop?…” read »

Spring Fling


About this design:

Just something soft and simple with the recycled glass.

Components:

Recycled glass in desert gold from LB, Carnelian, druks, seed beads, copper spacers, clasp and chain, all from my stash.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Wanda, it is beautiful, wonderful, summery necklace :) )

  2. Janet B
    Janet B says:

    It looks so juicy and fresh!…love the colour combination!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    What a fun piece….great colors!

  4. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    LOVE IT!!! So bright and happy for summer! the copper seals the deal.
    I just got some of the desert gold in several shapes last week. Silly me. I was going to mix them with bronzite or jasper. How dull!

  5. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Beautiful and summery color combination! Just love it! :)

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Wow! Wanda, you hit a home run with this! Summery and beautiful!

  7. Far West
    Far West says:

    Love the color combinations……

  8. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Fabulous colors and design!

  9. Laud
    Laud says:

    Just wearing this would make me feel happy. Great job!

  10. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you everyone, you are best!

    I think the big copper findings are from LB back in 2011, cause I can’t think of anyplace else I would of got them.

  11. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Ooooo! This is so light and cheery! Loving the recycled glass!

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Juicy–like Janet said! :) This is such a summery explosion of color!!

  13. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Such a great mix of summery colors.

  14. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Great design and colors. I have the yellow glass. I had to have them then didn’t know what the heck to do with them.

    you gave me an idea. Thank you :)

  15. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    This is just so much fun, Wanda ! Light and summery and yet very eye-catching – - great use of the recycled glass.

  16. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Pretty pretty pretty!

  17. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you Ladies!

    I got the idea from a fresh pick I did with the same name. I liked the color combo, and knew I had colors like that in my stash.

  18. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love this color palette. Yellow can be problematic for some, but not you! It’s lovely and perfect for summer.

  19. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you Lynda!

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