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Sunflower Pendant


About this design:

Seeing Laud's partial sunflower got me in the mood to make a PC one. I am not finished with the necklace, but wanted to see what everyone thought about it. I am sorry that the scanner didn't do the color of the sunflower justice--its actually a lovely deep yellow color!

Components:

Handmade PC pendant and beads..acrylic paints and sealer.



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  1. Laud
    Laud says:

    This is AWESOME! I love your beads, and the pendant’s spectacular.

  2. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Thanks so much Laud. I just wish the scanner pic was better, as I worked so hard on this pendant! I am determined to buy myself a digital camera for Christmas!

  3. Laud
    Laud says:

    I have an Olympus that’s wonderful–very forgiving. I take hand-held pictures, and they’re usually sharp. Really good close-up features, too.

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    First thing I said when I saw this “OH MY GOSH!!!” As Laud said it is awesome!!

  5. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    WOW! Yes its awesome all right. I’m curious do you have a length in mind? I wonder if it would qualify as a statement piece. Usually they seem to cover a large area but I don’t see why they have to. That kind of makes a statement to me. Talent oozing from your fingers.

  6. B Witzel
    B Witzel says:

    WOW!!! Fantastic job on all of this.

  7. beadinggma
    beadinggma says:

    Wow, love the sunflower great work.

  8. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Your pendant is GORGEOUS! I love the beads too…AWESOME! :D

  9. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love it! Your pendant looks great with all your beads, fantastic!

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Great job on the pendant!! Is that all paint, or did you use more than one color of clay?

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love everything, what a fantastic job :D

  12. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oh wow! The pendant is wonderful and looks fantastic with your beads. Can’t wait to see the end result! I love how the petals curl and curve like a real flower. Can’t quite see the center of the flower but it looks amazingly detailed.

  13. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    PS. I used to use a scanner for pics too and found that instead of shutting the lid I could put a box over the piece and scan with the lid open (I may have put fabric over that to avoid visable edges). Using the box and not the lid seemed to help to avoid blur from the piece getting shifted during the scan. Not all scanners will scan with the lid open, but it might be worth a try if yours does.

  14. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Thanks Gail….I’ve tried that and it didn’t work with my scanner :^(

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