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Purple Rain


About this design:

I love the combination of brass and amethyst crystals!

The large crystal fit perfectly in the center of the asian motif, so I punched holes at the 12 and 6 o'clock positions, close to the inside of the circle, and stitched the bead in with several passes of fireline. Next I punched holes at the four bottom points of the motif, close to the outer edge, and added dangles with headpins and small crystals.

This design was quick and easy to make.

Components:

Bead mix, Vintaj asian motif, Vintaj headpins, Vintaj earring findings



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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Very pretty. As a purple lover, I think these are really lovely.

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Great idea! :)

  3. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    These are fabulous!

  4. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    These are awesome! Sometimes sweet and simple is best.

  5. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Beautiful pair! The amethyst really pop against the brass.

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    very pretty :D

  7. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    These are lovely! Rather majestic looking!

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