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"Change of Heart"

About this design:

I'm just crazy about cluster earrings.These were supposed to be Carnelian only,but my eyes drifted over to my little apatite beads....


Carnelian Marquise cut,and rondelles,Apatite rondelles,SP wrapping wire,SS "melon" beads,and SS ear wires.

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  1. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Beautiful color combo!

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    olive penguin says:

    Beautiful design! I love the color combo.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  4. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    These just glow! and adding the apatite is the perfect accent to the carnelian… makes them stand out more vividly than if you’d used 100% carnelian (sorta like the pinch of salt makes vanilla desserts more intense)

  5. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thank you so much,Ladies. Eeka…nicely put about the pinch of salt. I had quite a few rondelles that were already wrapped with a simple loop. Once I stacked the Apatite,there was no goin back. ;)

  6. Shannon J
    Shannon J says:

    I knew they went together!! ;)

  7. gypsyheartCin
    gypsyheartCin says:

    Hi Ms. Nancy! I love all the cluster earrings you have posted here. I was wondering if you could maybe post some tips and tricks for making these perfect little ear sparklies. I’ve made a few pairs but I can’t seem to get the cluster as full as I’d like. I’m hoping you can give your insight or if you know of a tutorial here on LB for them or something similar I’d appreciate greatly. Thanks for sharing your beautiful work! ~Cindy

  8. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Gorgeous! So cheerful and summery-those colors are reaaaaally big right now, too! I love the sparkle and inner glow of them-brilliantly done! =^__^= Keep it up!

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