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Apparition


About this design:

I just love labradorite with it's misty gray hues but then gives off an occasional flash of electric blue. It's like when you think you've seen a ghost, that flash in an instant and then it's gone. I've paired it with faceted pyrite and some ghostly frosted Czech glass that has the same blue flash. Well of course the ghost fit right in.

Components:

Labradorite faceted ovals and heishis, pyrite, Czech glass, seed beads, TierraCast ghost charm and handmade clasp.

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  1. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    Love it! That ghost sure is spooky! Just like something out of Scooby-Doo cartoons! Love your bracelet all of the beads go so well together!

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I just love all your little wirework beads and connectors! :) and the color and bead choices are perfect!

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    The colors fit the ghost perfectly, and the labradorite is simply gorgeous looking! As always I love your findings! Fantastic piece, Angela!

  4. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    What a great piece! The colors are great…as if the ghost is floating on a grey mist. Your wirework is fabulous!

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    It looks very ethereal…and like little fog clouds. Love the little ghost. That clasp is gorgeous especially. I cannot seem to get the wire to bend prettily like that..sigh.

  6. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Your picture is the first I’ve seen that captures the inner “flash” of Labradorite. Great choice to accent the adorable ghost! Love the clasp and your wraps are just awesome!!

  7. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Thank you all so much! It’s always great to hear all of your wonderful comments.

    I like your descriptor Deb “ethereal”. That’s a good one for this. Keep working that wire, it took me a lot of practice and patience. You already make such pretty wireworked pieces!

    Thanks too Gail! I’m glad you appreciate how difficult it is to photograph labradorite. I had to keep fiddling with each one to point their flash toward the camera.

  8. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Your bracelet is just stunning, Angela, and your photos are pretty spectacular, too. Great work !

  9. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    I agree with Deb, it has that ethereal, otherworldly look! Great job with the bracelet and I LOVE your handmade clasps! I seriously need to practice some more with mine! ;)

  10. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Gorgeous!

  11. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    You;re so right about Labradorite. The blue flash does take you by surprise,and then goes away. It only comes out when it wants to. It’s such an interesting stone.all the other beads compliment it so well,and the Ghostie charm is great!
    (Who ya gonna call)?? ;)

  12. Asia
    Asia says:

    Like a rainy day, just love it, you inspired me to take my labradorite out :D

  13. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    I’m so glad you all like it even though it is not as colorful as most designs here. I sort of like that though, because it’s neutrality makes it very versatile (except for the ghost of course). ;)
    I’ll probably just remove it after Halloween.

    LOL Nancy MC! I love that movie!

  14. Gina P - Delta Chick
    Gina P - Delta Chick says:

    Totally gorgeous! This is positivly a favorite!

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