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Bees & Carnelian


About this design:

First I made the earrings (finding a use for a few of the tiny 2mm deep red carnelian rounds I bought several years ago); they inspired me to make the necklace.

Also, a photographer at the show I was at this past weekend took pix f my booth for me...

Components:

Gold-toned pewter bees, Carnelian, Red Agate pebbles, seed beads.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    At the show on Sunday, someone pointed at the tray containing this set and said, “look, ants!” I started to correct her and say “Bees!”, but realized there WERE ants – tiny crawling ants – on the tray as well. It was a weekend plagued by bugs… but very fun.

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Love this set!

    I can relate to your story. I had the same problem at a show last week. As if the heat wasn’t bad enough, there were little ants everywhere. I was so afraid to bring anything back into the house.
    Glad your show was fun!

  3. Shannon J
    Shannon J says:

    LOL cute story!! love the set!! the bees are awesome and who doesnt LOVE carnelian???

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Beautiful and nicely organized booth, love the way you designed the necklace, gorgeous set!

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

    Adorable necklace & earrings! Love the “ants” story! LOL Your booth is wonderful — beautiful lay-out and great colors!!! Hope you did well! :D

  6. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very nice, and hope you got rid of the ants..

  7. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    This is so cute!

  8. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Really nice booth layout! Love the bees,the ants, not so much! :)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Nice set!

  10. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Beautiful set I love the bees and the colors are fabulous as is the design!!! Cute story also!

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    Copper Penny says:

    Love your set, the little bees are adorable. Love the set up of your booth.

  12. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Eeka! Your bee set is fabulous! And your booth looks terrific! ;) Loved your ant story, too! :D

  13. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Thanks for all the compliments! I am leaving most of my booth stuff in the car because I have another show this weekend. Hopefully they will bake and just be dead ants, dead ants when I unpack… (now I’m singing Pink Panther theme song in my head. Argh.)

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

    Now you’ve got me doing it, too!!! ROTFLOL 8O

  15. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    This is fabulous! Your booth looks great too!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Cute ant story. Certainly not cute ants. Have had more than my share of fire ants this summer. It has just been too dry here. Love the necklace set and the booth set up.

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