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For the Love of a Horse


About this design:

Don't let this one fool you - I had a heck of a time getting this the way I wanted it!

Components:

Deerskin lace, ceramic bead, copper beads



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  1. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Very cool… Love the horse !!!!!

  2. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    I loved the horse too, and have had this piece since last summer, trying to decide what I wanted to do with it. I’ve found some great deerskin lace, and I’m having fun with it!

  3. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Love your horse, great job!!

  4. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Another beautiful design, Sue! :D

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    K H says:

    Very cool!!!! You did a great job of finishing off the leather cords!!! :)

  6. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Many thanks, Karen, Sunny, and K H! The ceramic designer is a local artist, who also does raku – I just love her work!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    I’m loving it!

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love your design. Love your horse and it would fit right in with my collection. I have a LARGE herd of them. :D

  9. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    What a lovely ceramic horse focal! I love the way your design turned out, Sue — even if it was a bit stubborn at first! :D

  10. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I love it! The pendant is awesome, and I love the copper beads and deerskin lace.

  11. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is so cool!!! I love horse themed jewelry.. AAAhh!! so does my hubby :)

  12. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thanks so much, lovely ladies! :D

    Nancy, how big of a herd do you have?? Can we all come riding? ;-)

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    I love your design Sue! Horses, leather, copper, what’s not to love?! :-D Glad you “trained” this beauty to ride well! ;-)

    You mentioned you haven’t had much snow yet Sue. I’m sorry to hear that. I know how much your beautiful part of the country relys on snow melt. Hoping for a nice moist Spring for you!

  14. CC
    CC says:

    Sue this is very kool. Would have done great this weekend! As always your designs Rock!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    That lovely focal, the copper and deerskin are perfect together in this design! Love it, Sue! :D

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Great design Sue! I know what you mean about getting something just the way you want it… Whatever the problem was, you solved it beautifully, and simply. Not always an easy task!

  17. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Sorry, Sue, my horses are all too small and made of almost every imaginable material. Wish we could ride them cause I’d love to do that, too. But how in the world would you saddle up a stained glass horse or one made of brass? :D

  18. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This is beautiful. Love the pendant and isn’t it fun to work with the deerskin leather … so soft!! SLS

  19. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    How to ride LRC’s ‘herd’ of horses: in our dreams! Can’t you imagine riding a stained glass steed along the shoreline at sunset? or how about the sterling silver one by moonlight? It would be so cool…

  20. amkcreations aka Amanda
    amkcreations aka Amanda says:

    Such a cool piece.

  21. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thank you all for your wonderful comments! :D

    Nancy, I didn’t realize your horses were so small – but at least they are easy to feed! ;-) And Mouse, you painted a beautiful picture there, riding a stained glass steed along the shore, or the SS one by moonlight – I should have wonderful dreams tonight!

    Sweet Chick, you know this part of the country well! Rafting will be dismal if we don’t get more snow!

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