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Blue Peepers


About this design:

Scorched Earth eyes meet Czech Glass and Swarovski crystals.

Components:

Petra's fab ceramics, Czech glass, LB, Swarovski crystals, seed bead, LB and pewter wire, LB

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  1. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    These are awesome! Petra has some fantastic pieces in her shop, that I have been lusting over. Love your design!

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    So super cool Becky. One of my favorite sci-fi books from the early 60′s is The Flying Eyes…by J. Hunter Holly. I thought of that as soon as I saw these. Great wirework.

  3. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Love your cute peepers Becky! But seriously… your wirework is awesome! Rrrreeerrr!

    And I don’t often give a Rrrrreeerrr. So there.

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    I totally agree with everyone regarding your wire work, what a fantastic job, those links are not that easy to make, did you use a mandrel, or pliers? :D

  5. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Great wirework and design!

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    These are soooo cool, Becky! Fab job!

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    :) ! xoxoxo to all!
    Asia–I start with the 3mm mandrel doing each end first-but you have to figure out how long to cut it before you start. Then the middle, same mandrel and then I finish tweaking with a round nose pliers. You can do end, middle, end but it isn’t easy getting the middle this short if you do it that way. Then I hammer it a bit to toughen it up.

  8. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Becky, I know how great an artist you are but those coily things are just beyond belief. Of course I can’t do those things so I am in awe of everything it seems. This is a wild piece I must say. A lot of skill displayed here but eyes hanging from my ears I don’t think I could do that. A bit over the top for this old lady. But I’d love to see them on someone else younger.

  9. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    WOW!

  10. Jmc
    Jmc says:

    Great wirework. :)

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Thanks!! I really appreciate all the nice comments on my wacky design. :) The eyes really drove the result!

  12. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Becky, These actually made me laugh out loud! They’re so fantastically funky and original and FUN! As far as the wire work goes, you did such a wonderful job on those coils that I thought they were springs at first. I just started trying to teach myself wire stuff so I know they couldn’t have been easy to do. Maybe you should teach a class? :-)

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