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Dragonfly on Sodalite for Teresa


About this design:

I made this set for my sister Teresa. She wanted something in blue. I made the bail and the dragonfly myself. I hope she likes this!

Components:

Sodalite slab pendant, tumbled nuggets, rounds, sterling silver wire dragonfly and bail, clasps and findings. Silver plated beads.

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  1. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Phenominal, gorgeous! Another hands down favorite! How did you do the dragonfly? With what gauge wire? And would you mind if I tried it?

  2. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    This is gorgeous Tara!! Your sister is going to love i. Your dragonfly is so cool!!!

  3. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Thank you Ravin. I don’t mind if you try it. I used 22 gauge half hard sterling silver wire. How did I do it???? Well, I got a good length..probably about 12″, made a loop for the head, then, leaving the short side straight and using the long side to fashion the wings and just kind of wrapped as I came back to the center and then wrapped all the way down to the end of the short piece. I hope that explains…I just kind of did it without a pattern or anything.

  4. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Thank you Karen!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Pretty one.

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Tara, this set is so beautiful! Teresa is sure to love these blues — does she like dragonflies, too? Great job with the wire wrapping and thanks for the explanation! :D

  7. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Thank you Faith and Lynn. Lynn, I don’t know if she likes dragonflies or not. I do. I’m going to have to make more for myself!

  8. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Awesome! Thank you!

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    LeighAnn F says:

    How cool! I love how you added the bail on the pendant. Very nice. I love sodalite, it is so pretty.

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

    You are welcome Ravin!

    Thank you LeighAnn. It is a beautiful stone. Such a deep blue!

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Very, very beautiful design, Chicky Bear!!!

  12. Dizzy Chick Lori Z
    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    I love the dragonfly Tara! It adds a nice delicate touch against the blue stone! Great idea!

  13. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Thank you Vee and Lori!

  14. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    love this necklace!

  15. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Gorgeous set Tara I love sodalite!!! I also love your pendant the dragonfly is awesome, wonderful job she is going to LOVE this!!!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Beautiful bail and dragonfly, gorgeous set! Teresa will love it!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I can’t imagine that your sister would not love this – especially with that wonderful dragonfly you created!
    The overall design of the set is beautiful!
    Thanks for directions, Tara.
    Into my favs!

  18. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Tara, I love the dragonfly! Gorgeous set! Your sister is going to love it! I know I do! ;)

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    LOVE! SHE WILL LOVE IT!! :) VERY SPECIAL :)

  20. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Thank you ladies! Your responses and compliments mean a lot to me!

  21. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    You did a good job!!! and it is really nice, a very lucky sister..

  22. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Wow, lucky sisters you have!! I just love your wire wrapped dragonfly and selection of beads.
    :-) SLS

  23. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Thank you Lynn and Shannon!

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