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Ready to Fly Away


About this design:

Did a little wire work the past few days. These dragonflies look like they're ready to take off! The 1st one I made was the copper with green aventurine and the 2nd I made on Monday with SS wire and amethyst. I'm going to use these buggies as pendants.

Components:

20& 26ga Copper wire, green aventurine beads, 18HH & 24DS SS wire, amethyst beads

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  1. lizbeads
    lizbeads says:

    These are really cool! I like the detail (you have far more patience than I) for the wings and legs, etc. What a good idea for using up odds and ends of beads one may have!

  2. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Lovely dragonflies! :D

  3. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    These are so cute! They’re going to be great as a pendant (since they’re so cute already).

  4. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    awesome

  5. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Way cute! Very pretty dragonflies :-)

  6. Skittles mommy
    Skittles mommy says:

    I adore these! So cute! How long did it take you to make these? Looks like a lot of work! I have something similar on a stake in a plant at my house – just a thought for another way of “selling” them, not that you will have any trouble!!! :D

  7. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    I like dragonflies and I like these! Really nice work here!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    These are so beautiful!!
    And they have legs!! :-D I love them both!

  9. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Very nice the close-up on the silver one is amazing I think that is my fav can’t wait to see the necklaces or will they just be on chains? either way really nice!

  10. Sonja
    Sonja says:

    Oh these are lovely!!!! Very pretty and cute at the same time…love em!

  11. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Thanks everyone for the inspiring comments! I’ve been quite busy this summer with our daughter and her family moving in with us! Now I have a bit more time to tend to my creative side. For Skittles mommy, these took me about 3 hours each of nonstop work to create, but I’ve done quite a lot of wire wrapping these past few years.

  12. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    These are wonderful, I love the wire work wings…

  13. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    These are so pretty. What a great idea. Thanks for sharing.

  14. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    great wire work..and so neat

  15. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    These are adorable!! Great job on the wire work!!

  16. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    These are beautiful … love the wire work. What will they become? Pendants, pins …

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