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Abalone & Pearl Earrings


About this design:

I made these out of abalone puff coins (LB), FW pearls (LB), & sterling silver leverbacks (LB). Do you see a pattern in my purchasing? :)

Components:

Abalone puff coins (LB); FW pearls (LB); Sterling silver leverbacks (LB); Sterling silver headpins & daisy spacers



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

    The rest of the story: The same day I sold the raku glazed pendant, my BFF Marcie expressed interest in these beauties. Originally, they had fishhook earwires, but she prefers leverbacks. I took them home, switched the findings, and surprised her with the earrings as a gift the next time I saw her! :D She was thrilled!

  2. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Lynn, these earrings are exquisite! What a lovely gift for your BFF! Beautiful! ;)

  3. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    These are great, Abalone is one of my fav. shells, and Marcie one lucky girl too..

  4. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    I love these Lynn!

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

    Thanks, Martha, Lynn, & Sarah! She loves my jewelry and is my number one fan & a great customer, in addition to being my BFF!!! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    These are beutiful Lynn!

  7. Travelin Chick-marlene
    Travelin Chick-marlene says:

    Love these – and what a lovely gesture; not only to give such a wonderful gift – but to make it “just right” for her.

  8. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks, Alice & M Mathews! Well, I do aim to please….. :)

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    These are beautiful, Lynn. I am jealous, too. Earrings are something I just can’t do. Wire wrap loops particularly, just make me crazy!

  10. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    These are beautiful earrings Lynn. I love them…they are a favorite…and your BFF is very fortunate to have you for a BFF!

  11. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks, Lynda! I love doing wire wrapping — if you ever need any done, I’m your gal!!! Or Chick….LOL :D

  12. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks, Tara! What a sweet thing to say! :)

  13. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Lynn, I love these earrings! Into my favs!

  14. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Linda, thanks so much! :D

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Love these so pretty. The Abalone puff bead is pretty. I wondered what it would look like.

  16. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    I love these and must put them in my FAvs! I would wear these alot! I love to wirewrap! Great job Lynn!

  17. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    These are beauties! I love the stones used … SLS

  18. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thank you, Faith, Dawn, & Shannon! I just love these colors! :D

  19. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Lynn these are out of this world gorgeous, the colors in the shells are beautiful!!! Your BFF is very lucky to have a BFF in you, what a caring and generous gesture!!!!

  20. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Lynn, these earrings are out of this world. I saw a pair that looked similar today while out and they wanted $50. Those earrings couldn’t hold a candle to the ones I am putting in my favorite file of yours. Your earrings are the prettiest I have seen in a long time. I absolutely love them and the color of them. They are so rich looking and glamorous. You did a tremendous job on them.

  21. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks for all the lovely complements, Carol & Karen! You all make me feel so good! :D

  22. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Ooooooo!!!! These are gorgeous, Lynn! I just LOVE abalone! I would wear these in a heartbeat!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    I love the color of the abalone, fabulous earrings and a great surprise to your BFF Marcie

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

    Excellent job Lynn, the earrings ae gorgeous!

  25. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks so much, Debra, Betty, & Susan! Debra, I knew you’d especially love the abalone! :D

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Your color choices are just beautiful, Lynn!
    Lovely earrings!

  27. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks, my sweet Jeanne! :D

  28. Mahala93 RockChick
    Mahala93 RockChick says:

    so pretty those abalone are gourgoues, they look as smooth as glass!

  29. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks, Mahala — they are! :D

  30. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    What’s left to say? The Chickies have said it all. Abalone is one of my all time favorites. It dresses up, it dresses down (sorta) and it is the Queen of Shells! Simply beautiful, Lynn. :)

  31. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Well, coming from the Queen of Coils, that is quite a compliment, Nancy! Thanks so much! :D I think abalone goes with anything and everything, too! :)

  32. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Lynn these earrings are beautiful!!! Love the abalone! :)

  33. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks, dear Beth! I just love all the various colors in abalone! :D

  34. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    I know the colors are just fabulous!!! :)

  35. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    They seem to go with everything! :)

  36. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Lynn – these are outstanding. Lima Beads has the BEST Abalone beads, and you have done them justice.

    Lynda – just keep practicing those little ‘hangman’s noose’ wraps. Headpins are cheap. You should have seen some of my early attempts…

  37. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thank you, Eeka Mouse! :D You are right about practice…..it does make perfect — eventually! :D

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