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Dandelion Wine


About this design:

When I was very young, my grandmother used to pick wild dandelions in the spring, so I have always loved them because they remind me of her. When I saw this beautiful rose dandelion by WinterBirdStudio,I had to make a necklace.

Components:

WinterBirdStudio PC pendant, Czech glass, Rhodonite, Pink Opal, seed beads, Copper Green Opal, brass, and bronze wire and findings, pearl.

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  1. GemVibes aka Cat Tayler
    GemVibes aka Cat Tayler says:

    Oh wow! This is an exceptionally beautiful piece. The shades of pink are glorious. It reminds me of a summer Meadow. I too love the much maligned dandelion, they are lovely flowers. Good choice of beads, pendant and overall designs, clever lady.

  2. Dropalotta Beads
    Dropalotta Beads says:

    Really gorgeous. Elevates the humble dandelion to something spectacular.

  3. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    This is gorgeous Del! You chose the perfect beads to go with it! :)

  4. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Thanks, everyone. I was inspired by Asia’s wonderful work.

  5. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Beautiful – seems like something from another world – misty and unknown. Lovely, lovely piece!

  6. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Drop dead gorgeous! And I love Asia’s pieces!

  7. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    You did a wonderful job with Asia’s focal! Love the colors and beautiful design!

  8. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    What a beautiful piece. I love dandelions, I don’t care if they are weeds. It reminds me of the good old simple days when picking a big bouquet of wild spring flowers was a big event for a Mom. I too appreciated them when my boys did the same for me.

    So lovely, the pendant is fantastic… as are all of Asia’s pieces.

  9. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    I am very fond of dandelions and don’t put chemicals in my lawn to kill them. They are beautiful in the spring.

  10. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oh wow! You paired this perfectly! What are the elongated brown-ish beads? They are wonderful accents! Terrific design!

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great color, great design and a wonderful way to remember your Grandmother! :)

  12. Asia
    Asia says:

    I recognized that pendant right away, there is something about dandelions, I love what you did, it is such a pleasure to see your own beads in the designs, thanx for sharing :D

  13. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    This is so lovely. Asia’s work is inspiring, so glad you said it! I come back everyday for the inspiration and creativity.

  14. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    I really love all the different beads in this! My eyes roam around from one element to another, but then come back again to Asia’s beautiful pendant! Gorgeous design, Del!

  15. Inagodadavida by Eve
    Inagodadavida by Eve says:

    OOOhhh, I love your necklace, Del. The color and pattern are so soothing and Zen-ish. Love the variety of beads that all work together, too and then the little brown surprise ones. Darling!

  16. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    You certainly did that lovely pendant justice! Great design and color!

  17. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Thanks, everyone. I forgot to include the ceramic beads from FigBirdBeads from Australia. They are very pretty and go well with Asia’s bead.

  18. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Beautiful!! Everything you have chosen compliments the pendant so well. It is a lovely color.

  19. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Ditto to everything above!

  20. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Absolutely beautiful!

  21. Copenhagen Statement
    Copenhagen Statement says:

    I love it!!

  22. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Thanks, everyone!

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