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About this design:

My sister found this dragonfly pendant in a little shop in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. She said can you make something for me with this? Of course I can. I had purchased a vintage Mother of Pearl necklace at an estate sale. I took it apart and added some Swavorski Glass Pearls and some Swavorski crystals.


Mother of Pearl Dragonfly Pendant, Vintage rice Mother of Pearl beads, Swavorski glass pearls and Swavorski crystals, small SS rounds.

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  1. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    This is lovely

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Okay, you GO girl!! Also a fave, so, so, so, so pretty!!!!! :D

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    Lee D says:

    Wow! This is really pretty! And what a lovely gift for your sister.

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Beautiful soft and feminine love the dragon fly also.

  5. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Your necklace is perfect in design and colors to go with that adorable pendant! :D

  6. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    So pretty. These are the pieces I love hearing about the most. To find how old pieces become merged with other old pieces to get a new and treasured life. Love it.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    How cute is this!!!! :-D
    I love the pendant and your vintage MOP and freshwater Pearls are perfect with it!

  8. Bead-itudes
    Bead-itudes says:

    Of all the pieces I’ve made my sister – this is one she wears alot.

    Linda – one of my past times is going to estate sales. I’ve been to quite a few where someone has died and they are auctioning off everything that the family didn’t want. Really alot of fun – and you never know what you’ll find. Sometimes I have bid on a box of junk and gotten the whole box really cheap – just because I wanted one item in it. I paid $2.00 for the MOP necklace.

    Thanks ladies – glad you like it.

  9. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    What a steal!!!! Didn’t you feel guilty knowing you would make it into a priceless New heirloom!

  10. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    Love the color and design…fabulous !!

  11. Bead-itudes
    Bead-itudes says:

    Nope SaliJo – can’t say there was any guilt involved in that purchase. Their junk – my treasure.

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