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    S KatollakaSue on “Owl's Nest”:
    “It's a really beautiful piece. Love the colors and components, and am severely envious of your…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love that owl bar too! The beads you put with it are perfect!…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks kye! I found a site that sells Mag-Lok clasps for 1.99 and they…” read »

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    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Vintaj sells a natural brass magnet clasp I use a lot. It's really strong and matches…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Gorgeous. Love the colours and the focal.. How can you go wrong with owls…” read »

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    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks everyone! Kye and Moogie.....helpful tips are always appreciated.…” read »

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    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I can see why you fell in love with that owl bar. It is so neat.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love the colors of the beads & how well they go with the bar &…” read »

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    Maggies Mom on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Ditto! and a Fave!…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Owl's Nest”:
    “So cute. Beads are also pefect compliment to the bar. I love your chain and jump…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Owl's Nest”:
    “This is so cute! Love the colors!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Absolutely, positively stunning!! You have found the perfect beads to go with the darling bracelet…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Thanks, again! I am in total agreement about Rena over at Jewelry Making Journal...lots of…” read »

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    Kerrycasey1956 on “Paint Drops”:
    “Will you be getting any more of the multi color teardrop chain in? I would love to…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “All wrapped up...”:
    “I bow to your superior skills with wire! This is stunning, just so unique! Lots to…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Celestial Connection”:
    “This has an "other-worldly" look. The colors and balance are perfect. And the focal! Really beautiful.…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendant is drop dead gorgeous! The whole piece is lovely and the clasp! Very nice!…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “This is stunning! I love the colors and I, too, am a huge fan of bronze.…” read »

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    Moogie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Awww, thanks everyone. You're the best! Got the little bells from Lima! They ARE cute! And…” read »

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    Moogie on “All wrapped up...”:
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  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Wow! This is so amazing! I never would have thought of putting all this together but…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The beads look fabulous with your pendent! I know how difficult it can be to take…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Gorgeous pendant - what a wonderful job you have made with it. The filigree echoes…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Just gorgeous Moogie. Such a rich looking set. There is so much to look…” read »

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    Snnje B on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Love it!…” read »

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    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Oops!!! I meant to say bronze.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Beautiful set!I agree with Fresh Baked- I keep looking at the necklace and find something new…” read »

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    kye on “Earthy Mix”:
    “This is sooo beautiful! Love how the filigree compliments the detail in the pendant.…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Love that pendant! Very pretty.…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Thanks so much everyone!…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Earthy Mix”:
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    beadinggma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Your work keeps getting more beautiful!!! The pendant is gorgeous and you have a knack…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Such a rich mix of metal and beads...especially on the layered necklace. Every inch has something…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendent is beautiful! Looking forward to seeing more of your PC work.…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “Celestial Connection”:
    “Fun and edgy set of jewelry...Love the iridescent colors!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “A beautiful, simply elegant set where every element speaks affectionately with every other one. I'd wear…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Pendant, gorgeous. Beads, also. What really catches my attention is the clasp arrangement! It's really pretty…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Absolutely beautiful! This caught my eye as soon as I opened the page. I love your…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Earthy Mix”:
    “I love the pendant! The beads enhance it so well, also. The colors are…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Moogie, this is a great necklace to showcase each and every component of this great necklace!…” read »

Dark Crystal


About this design:

This is another of my glue me projects. It started with the square-round black filigree. There is a small mirror under it and the circular filigree with the crystals over it. All put together with Bead Fix. (Which someone on this site said was great and it is!) Unfortunately this necklace was not at all easy to photograph. Darn. It is 16" long with a 3" extension and the earrings are approx 1/2" long.

Components:

Gunmetal chain and findings, czech crystals, mirror, Bead Fix glue

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  1. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Better picture of the earrings

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  2. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is nice, I like you used a mirror, I’m sure it looks even better in person.

  3. Violet
    Violet says:

    Gorgeous !!!!!

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    Lee D says:

    Wow! This set is so pretty. Love that pendant!

  5. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Cookie, this is fantastic!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Wow this is so creative, beautiful set!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    What a neat idea. I like the picture with the wizard and the dragon too. He does a fine job showing off your work. I’m glad you put in more than one picture. It looks so different in all of them.

  8. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Gorgeous set love your focal fantasic!!!

  9. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I love this pendant. It’s beautiful, and the drop is a really nice touch.

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Wow! This is amazing! I just love it. ;)

  11. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Thank you, thank you! I just couldn’t seem to get a decent picture of this, it really does look better in “real life”! :)

  12. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Wow This is a beautiful set..love the pendant, what a creative way to showcase it!!!

  13. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Absolutely fantastic! Is this your own idea or is it adapted from another source? You have inspired me to play around with some filigrees and see what happens. Do you mind if I give something similar a try?

    Oh, Joy! A new idea! :D

  14. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    This is great. Even more surprising, today I made a necklace using a very similar filigree, also in gunmetal. Like your idea better. I just wired a round bead into the center to look like a flower. Where did you find a tiny mirror like this? Mind if I borrow the idea? I have a bunch of filigrees.

  15. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Please “borrow” all you like ladies! The little mirrors came from Michaels. You’ll see more of them soon..tee hee. I have been on a glue and layer kick and eventually you’ll probly see more than you want to see!!

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