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VIctorian Queen Bee


About this design:

A little modern with the Vintaj metal paint and bold agate. A little victorian with crystal, pearls and dark chain. Wire wrap to secure the crystals. To let the bees stand out I did the design with less is more.

Components:

Close material list on my fresh pick of the same name.

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  1. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Very nice, I love your fresh pick as well! Wonderful soft colors.

  2. Dill
    Dill says:

    Really beautiful, so glad you shared! Love your paint job – like I commented on your FP, I’m just getting started with painting, so it’s really cool to see the results of someone who’s an expert! I would love to see how this looks on – I imagine it looking amazing, with the neat design you’ve done with the chains – I really like that.

  3. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Fabulous design….I love the soft colors, and the focal is lovely.

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

    Interesting design; a beautiful piece. I agree sometimes less is more!

  5. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the way you did the chain! Gorgeous!

  6. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Totally love this. All the design elements work beautifully!

  7. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Very sublime design.

  8. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    Pretty- love the focal especially.

  9. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    NT, I love the bee connectors and how you brought off two different types of chain from them. This one is very unique and I think the simple design highlites the bee theme nicely. You did a great job on this one! :)

  10. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    I like how you colored the bees, and your pendant is to die for!

  11. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    Thank you all. I wore this all day and I caught people looking at my bees.

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