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  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Fall?”:
    “You make the neatest bracelets. Wonderful work!…” read »

  • Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
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    R Fulton on “Summer sand dollar”:
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    S Katoll on “I took a Class”:
    “It's a wonderful piece, and the wireweaving is amazing! I'm sure it represents a great…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “I took a Class”:
    “This necklace looks very complex for a beginner. But, you did a great job for the…” read »

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    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Gifted”:
    “Pam is right! The necklace has a great ethnic vibe! The wood beads are highlighted by…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Wow, how beautiful! Great selection of stones. The colors are wonderful, and the caterpillar lends such…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall?”:
    “I love the flower, and agree with Gail that it looks like a C Koop piece.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is really beautiful. I love the tiger eye and the wonderful copper wirework. That tassle…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Gifted”:
    “Another oh, woooow piece!! I like the chartreuse (maybe yellow) with the wood. This…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “I took a Class”:
    “Oh woooow! This is so very pretty and looks so complicated for a group of…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “I took a Class”:
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    Idania F on “Nature's Treasures”:
    “Gorgeous…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall Tones”:
    “Another terrific piece! I did miss seeing your little friend. The bail design is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Haha, yes, he matches.…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “This is absolutely gorgeous, even your little friend blends in nicely with the necklace. Is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Oh wow, that must have been my phone trying and failing to auto correct! It's citrine.…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank you! I am not usually very creative with bails, but a simple loop was just…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall?”:
    “I agree with Gail! I also love the acorn you made! I'd take bushels…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Fall Tones”:
    “I like your choice of stones to accompany the pendant, and the bail design.…” read »

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    Maggies Mom on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Hmmm ... I can't find anything on corrine.…” read »

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    “I had to look twice to see your little friend! :D I never heard of Corrine,…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I had to add a third picture that shows my little caterpillar friend that came to…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Tiger Eye”:
    “P. S. Thanks for the info on the red brass, I bought some and love it!…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I'm facinated by those loops too and have also wondered how you made them so perfect!…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Fall?”:
    “Love the bracelet! You did a great job on the flower, it looks like a C-Koop…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is a piece of artwork! How do you get your loops so perfect? …” read »

  • Creel U
    Creel U on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I like the washer. A bit of the not expected and strong.…” read »

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    Maggies Mom on “Tiger Eye”:
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    Kimberlywilliams60 on “Tiger Eye”:
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    S Katoll on “Tiger Eye”:
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  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow...this is fabulous. I love the dangle part in front. I love the asymmetry. I…” read »

  • RLMerder Designs
    RLMerder Designs on “Vintage Green Sparkle Necklace”:
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    RLMerder Designs on “A Bit of Boho”:
    “This just makes me want to bead - I absolutely love this design :) …” read »

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    RLMerder Designs on “Vintage Garden”:
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Tree Of Life "This is Me"


About this design:

Tree of life this is me, I love nature, When I go outside or take a walk, I always look at the trees, I look at all the curves of the branches and how big the trunk is. I feel like I am in another world, maybe he is talking to me, I would love to crawl up and sit on a branch. I will sit down underneath to protect me from the sun, this is why I love the tree of life. I have Lupus, and there is one thing that is bad for my skin (the sun) I will get very sick. The tree protects me from the rays, so I can enjoy nature and to be outside.. The curves of my tree make up the number 6, and the Ruby is my stone (July 6), I used a red garnet (I did not have a Ruby), wrapped into the trunk.

Components:

Artistic Wire, Amber, Quartz, Garnet,

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    wow this is amazing. I love how you added the 6. You did a great job as always.

  2. Violet
    Violet says:

    Lynn, this is stunning !!!!! I love how you shaped the frame… most people use a circle , but I love your shape, it’s so different and beautiful !!!!!
    Amazing story too… thanks for sharing !!!

  3. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Thank you, I decided to shape like a leaf, than the traditional way..

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    Great job and a great story. I like it when the trees are naked (no leaves lol).

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

    Lynn, your leaf-shaped tree pendant is so lovely! I like the different shape and the colors are so pretty! :D

  6. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    This is so beautiful, Lynn, and I love how it has so much personal significance. I share your love of trees and nature, too.

  7. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Lynn this is so beautiful, and your story touched a personal note, as my grandmother had lupus, so I know about how bad the sun can be for you.

  8. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Thank you all, I actually made this for a challenge, and I now have a tree of life pendant for myself.

  9. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    You made a special Tree of life! It’s beautiful.
    I’ve tryed to make my own, but the time is not ready for that , yet.

  10. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Gorgeous! I would love to have my own tree of life :-)

  11. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    This is beautiful!

  12. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    I love this tree pendant! If you want to crawl in a tree I think you should. My kids got me to climb a tree, it has been a while but I would do it again!

  13. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Gorgeous and totally unique. I love to go for walks in the woods. I grew up on the edge of the Mark Twain National forest in the Ozarks with trees, trees and more trees.

  14. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    I would love to go there someday,, I love the woods.

  15. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Wow this is amazing, I love the shape of the frame and the 6 at the trunk it is so creative love it and nice story too!

  16. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    I love how you did this. Your branches curve so gracefully, and the stone in the trunk is perfect. I do believe I prefer the leaf shape to the trad circle!

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