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Home For The Harvest


About this design:

When I started this piece, I had it all laid out on my board the way I pictured it, but it didn't end up that way. I had to remove some gem stones and add some plastic and European ceramics to lighten it up. Once I found the right colors and textures it came together quickly.

Components:

From Lima Beads, Picture Jasper nuggets and flat oval(matte), Czech glass, brass bead caps,and brass connector ring. European ceramic rondelle spacers from yukidesigns, focal miniature house bead from elukka, shell spacer rondelles from Michaels, Carved Antiqued Indochine beads from mksupplies, brass spacers, clasp, charms and picasso jasper my stash.

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Wanda, this is absolutely gorgeous. The multiple pendant you created is so perfect. The balance of the stones you used is perfections. And the large bead caps gave it a special touch. Wonderful!

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you Nancy! I absolutely love it myself, so I’m not sure if I should sell it or keep, LOL. My husband will say you have to sell it, haha ;)

  3. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Another work of art, Wanda – - can understand how you would be very tempted to keep it for yourself ! Thanks for listing the sources for your beads – - it took me on a fun shopping trip on etsy.

  4. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I you have nothing like it, then you have the perfect “reason” to keep it.

  5. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Love this! I can relate….I always have separation anxiety with my jewelry and artwork! LOLOL The focal is charming and everything just melds together beautifully!

  6. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    I’d keep it! It is just so gorgeous how could you part with it? Or you could price it ridiculously high.

  7. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely piece Wanda!

  8. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Fabulous!!!
    What are the tubular rondelle pieces? The blue in them is SO pretty! I also like the large beadcaps as “frames” for that grouping of beads.
    You have balanced the small groupsings, the medium beads and the large ovals so perfectly!
    I agree… Price it high and wear it until someone buys it! :)

  9. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you all so much for the lovely comments!

    The big tube beads on the right hand side as you look at the picture? They are Picasso jasper.

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Beautiful! absolutely gorgeous! Don’t you just love it when all of a sudden the beads tell you the design? :)

  11. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thanks Becky!

    It is fantastic when the beads just fall into place!

    I think I might do that Julie ;)

  12. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Great design, Wanda!

  13. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    It’s beautiful! Love all the lovely color and texture!

  14. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you Jolene and Susie :)

  15. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oooooo! This is gorgeous!! You should definitely keep it!! I know I’d wear this a lot.

  16. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    PS. I LOVE the little house pendant!!

  17. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    This is so beautiful Wanda! I too make pieces that I want to keep, but Ron says “You could sell that!”. So I end up with no new jewelry for myself. :(
    That’s just fine though, It keeps me hunting for the next project! :)

  18. Asia
    Asia says:

    I love Elukka pieces, this design is gorgeous :D

  19. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you Gail, Angela and Asia!

    I love hunting for new projects. The beading is keeping me so busy right now, I don’t have the time to cross stitch.

  20. beadinggma
    beadinggma says:

    Yowza Wanda keep it, it is simply fabulous. I love it all. Great piece to wear for fall and on Thanksgiving. A wonderful design and the title is perfection.

  21. miss e
    miss e says:

    Great necklace!

  22. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you beadinggma and miss e!

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