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Autumn Mauve


About this design:

I based the design of these around some enameled oak leaves from GardanneBeads (Etsy)--the lilac and terra cotta colors suggested moukaite, and I had just the right ovals from Lima! I threw in a pair of handmade lampwork glass spacers from TheSpacerBeadShop (Etsy), and Czech glass in dark amber.

Components:

Enameled metal oak leaf charms, copper, lampwork glass, Czech glass, moukaite ovals (from Lima).

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  1. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    I love everything about these! Moukaite is one of my favorites especially combined with copper. The enameled oak leaves are exquisite.

  2. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    These are very pretty and I am sure they look wonderful with your lovely long hair. This and other post show smooth, plain bead caps. I would love to know where you find them. I have had no luck as most bead caps are ornate. Thanks.

  3. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Beautiful! Wonderfully designed! :)

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Fabulous!!! :)

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Not a color palette I see very often, but love the softness of these.

  6. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Gorgeous!

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    Gorgeous, You always have fantastic ideas :D

  8. beadinggma
    beadinggma says:

    Love it all gorgeous colors.

  9. Michelle
    Michelle says:

    These are lovely! Perfect for the next season!
    Beautiful colour combo.

  10. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Wonderful harmony of colors. Love the design, too. :)

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    BeadWitchedSara D says:

    Perfect for Autumn! Love the beads, the wire work, the leaves and the colors. I want some just like those. And this from an older lady whose ears are no longer pierced. Perfection!!

  12. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    I’m crazy about lavendar but not so much orangy-rust. However you have made the two colors meld seamlessly! Texture and movement…. I’m crazy in love with these! :)

  13. Old Beaded Lady Chris
    Old Beaded Lady Chris says:

    Hey there Keirsten,
    Wow..what beautiful earrings !!1 Love the color combo of lilac and terra cotta with copper. Oh, so very nice !!!! I have problems wearing any type of earrings. Shame as I really love these.
    Great creation !!!

  14. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Absolutely gorgeous earrings. A beautiful combination if colors and components that really say *autumn*.

    @bettybeads. I’m pretty sure she made the bead caps. Her blog talks about making most of the metal components of her jewelry. Cerebral dilettante is the name.

  15. Keirsten G
    Keirsten G says:

    Yep, Deb, I make the plain beadcaps myself–I couldn’t find any like that anywhere either, except in sterling silver (Cathy Dailey on Etsy has some rustic-style plain sterling caps).

  16. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Love these earrings, Keirsten!

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