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Pearly bloom


About this design:

Another flower!!! Once I get started, I just can't stop!

Components:

Mother-of-pearl, glass pearls, memory wire.

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  1. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    This is lovely I always have a hard time with memory wire you make this look so wonderful!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    8O Love it!!
    Tell us how pleeeeeeease?! Pretty please with a pearl on top?! :-D

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Wow……this is wonderful! Absolutely stunning!

  4. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Gorgeous! I can’t work with memory wire to save my soul – I just love what you did with this! Like Sweet Chick said, tell us how, pretty pretty please??

  5. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous! I’m with the other chickies – pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty please, do tell?! ;)

  6. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Ye, indeed, how is this done??It is simply stunning!

  7. celestialdesigns
    celestialdesigns says:

    The mother-of-pearl teardrops were top drilled. So you simply string 5 of them on a wire and draw them into a circle and then just wind, wind, wind around each other with the wire. I can’t tell you exactly how long the wire was to begin with, but probably at least 2-3 feet. When it feels sturdy enough, I draw the wires up through the middle and add the “stamens” with tiny pearls (crystals are pretty too). Then, I just strung the pearls on the memory wire and when I had two circles done, I strung the “flower” on the wire…then the rest of the pearls. The flower is a little heavy and I must admit, it makes the bracelet slide around a bit. I think on a larger wrist, it would stay just fine, though.

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    Copper Penny says:

    this is very lovely and unique. I have been crazy over flowers just never thought of making my own but you have inspired me.

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    Valley Girl says:

    I agree this is really quite lovely.

  10. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    This design is so pretty – I love how you intertwined the pearls into the flower – really adds interest!! Great design

  11. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Oh wow, this is gorgeous – and I wanna try it right now. I have a bunch of memory wire sitting in my bead room just waiting for something to be made with it. Hmmmmm, so happy you gave us this inspiration.

  12. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    I love this one!!! Sooo nice!!

  13. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Gorgeous !!!! Love the flower and pearls !!!!!

  14. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is really nice!!!!!

  15. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Wow, what a stunning piece!!!

  16. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    Woweee, gorgeous..and thank you for the how to’s

  17. celestialdesigns
    celestialdesigns says:

    Thanks for the positive response. Now I might have to make a necklace to match! Thanks again.

  18. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    This is awesome! I wouldn’t know what to do with memory wire if it slapped me in the face, lol. ;)

  19. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Wow, this is SO cool! And very pretty! :)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Oh so pretty and feminine. Love the colors and gems you have chose.

  21. Buster Browns MoM
    Buster Browns MoM says:

    BEAUTIFULL!!!

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    Tootie D says:

    Beautiful work and design.

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