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Black Butterfly


About this design:

Another butterfly - black this time - with white to make him soar!

Components:

Black and silver pendant, white crackle glass, silver bead caps and toggle.



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Gasp! What a gorgeous butterfly and necklace, Linda!!! WOW!

    Now I know what I saw a portion of on your table in that other photo….. :D

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Beautiful!! Love this one too! :D

  3. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    oh yes I saw this black one today at Mike’s. And I like those crackle beads. Your butterfly necklaces are pretty pretty!!

  4. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    This is so lovely! Love that butterfly! ;)

  5. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Wow Linda this is stunning I love your choice of beads they make the butterfly stand out so well!!!
    This is going in my favs, love it!!!

  6. jewel  in NP
    jewel in NP says:

    WOW the pairing of crackled white glass with the silver & black butterfly just beautiful love love love it

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely like the butterfly !

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Wow, Linda! You’ve been a busy beader! :)

    I think this is my favorite of your new pieces. I’m a sucker for butterflies. This is gorgeous!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Oh Wow! Very elegant! Love the black and white contrast!

  10. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow!!!! I love the crackle glass and the butterfly..

  11. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Oh my….This is breath taking…the crackle beads and the gorgeous butterfly….Wow..Wow…Wow…Yup a fave!!!!

  12. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Wow for sure … this is sooooo pretty!! SLS

  13. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    OMG! Fave! This is just indescribable for me….gorgeous doesn’t even begin to cover it.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Wow, wow, wow! This butterfly is so gorgeous! Stunning design! Love it form the first glance!

  15. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    This is a fabulous look!! The black against white is a stunning combination!!

  16. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Beautiful Butterfly! Mmmmm, the silver looks so good with the crackle glass, love the alternating sizes, and another terriffic Butterfly!

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