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Grandma's Dishes


About this design:

These beads reminded me of the old style dishes that my nana had. It seemed that everyone had at least some of these..I think the local grocery store gave them for green stamps. Or was it the gas station for fill-ups?
The necklace is 19" long and the earrings are 1 1/2" long.

Components:

Porecelain beads, black linen cord, silver plated toggle, ss earwires, glass beads.

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  1. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Neat, neat, neat, and cool. I have the diamond shape beads too. I love the ones you made the earrings from. Something about this is very comforting. Hmmmm, your grandma’s dishes with my old teapot High Tea necklace, and we are set for a party! Flatware design anyone?

  2. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    So springy — and awesome with a denim jacket!

  3. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Oh I love to bake! Can I bake something?

  4. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    I forgot I had some of these. I must get them out..I really this

  5. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Thanking you ladies! Maybe I have started a trend!!

  6. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Really love this and the name fits perfectly!

  7. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    LOL – I have some porcelain beads in a very similar style that are blue as well. I have not done a thing with them as they have stumped me – at least until now. This is a wonderful design

  8. Buster Browns MoM
    Buster Browns MoM says:

    Love the name..lol,, it’s perfect, just like your design..

  9. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Gratis ladies, also for correcting my spelling leigh! (and I even looked it up!).

  10. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Very cool, love the title and the set! Would wear this one alot!

  11. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    LOVE this!! I have some similar painted white porcelain beads but with Chinese designs, they are so cool.

  12. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Very nice, great design, love the color

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Oh I love this one. Very much speaks to my heart with the title. I always miss my Grandparents. I have Blue Willow; but, my grands are too far away they will never have that feeling.

  14. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Thanks ladies, glad you liked this!

  15. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very unique and different..

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