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Come in From the Rain

About this design:

"Come in From the Rain" is a song I love from back in the 80's, and since it's now Spring, it seemed appropriate for a name. As such, I tried to incorporate designs that made me think of rain.

For example, the fringe work includes the clear quartz (raindrops) while the fringe itself suggests rain coming down from the sky.

I've also included some flower-like motifs, because what are showers without flowers, LOL. :)

The piece is made using a bead embroidery technique. The beads were individually stitched onto the backing, while the fringe hung from the jump rings. And of course the slide is captured with a peyote bezel.

I hope you like "Come in From the Rain"! I had a lot of fun making it. :)


Spring Rain Kit, beading foundation, additional bronze headpins, seed beads (Toho), peanut-style seed beads, needle, Fireline

Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Excellent design and use of color. It definitely has the feeling of rain. Really gorgeous! :D

  2. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Unbelievable! I like the entire design,but I’m especially lovin the flower with the Flourite. (I think that’s Flourite)? .Beautifully done! :)

  3. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Amazing design!

  4. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Lovely!!! :D

  5. DMYJewelryDesign on etsy
    DMYJewelryDesign on etsy says:

    I love your design. Very intricate, the stitching is just beautiful.

  6. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    Very pretty!

  7. Karokat
    Karokat says:

    Spectacular! I love bead embroidery, and here’s one more reason why! Added to Faves.

  8. Dave N
    Dave N says:

    Stunning! Many of Gail’s creations I only get to see online. lol

  9. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Beautiful necklace!

  10. Mary Brady
    Mary Brady says:

    Lovely! Shows the flow and ripple of the rain so nicely!

  11. Snowy
    Snowy says:

    Agree with all of the above! You have truly captured the falling rain, hitting and soaking the warm Spring earth! Nice Job!!!

  12. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Woow. Very pretty . I love the detail on the focal and the design

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