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April Cascade

About this design:

The clear pale blue of the tumbled aquamarine drops spoke to me as soon as I "ripped into" the Vintaj Spring Rain 2012 kit, and I knew I wanted them to be the raindrops near the center of my design. They hang from the Waterlily Ribbon Slide which I tinted with alcohol ink and acrylic paint. The fresh blues and greens of the African Glass beads and the delicate drapes of the Vintaj cable chain echo the cascades of a renewing April downpour.


Gemstone, Czech glass beads, shell pearls and crystal from the Vintaj Spring Rain Necklace/Bracelet Kit, Vintaj Arte Metal Cable Chain and eye pins, and wirework with Vintaj Arte Metal colored copper wire.

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  1. Jubileemaid
    Jubileemaid says:

    I think you took the African recycled glass beads to a new level. I also love the wirework on the aquamarine below the focal.

  2. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    Fabulous! It turned out beautiful!

  3. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Great job!

  4. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Beautiful design! :D

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    A Sloan says:

    I could totally rock this out!! Beautiful job!

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    B Rains says:

    April Cascade–sheer poetry!

  7. Chicklet
    Chicklet says:

    I really like this design. You used a bunch of the components from the kit and transformed them into a beautiful piece!

  8. Mary Brady
    Mary Brady says:

    Gorgeous! Great wrapping and bead combos!

  9. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    What a statement piece! So elegant,but still has the ability to be worn with many things. Happy that you put the Aquamarines front and center,and your wraps are fantastic!

  10. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Wonderfully done! A truly great piece :) , love it so much!!!

  11. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Cool design! This looks like a lot of work!

  12. Chick N Mini
    Chick N Mini says:

    Beautiful piece! Your wire wrapping is excellent! It really does look like a cascade.

  13. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    An absolutely wonderful interpretation of Spring Rain. Love it!

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    Rocky T says:

    No suprise that this design is so beautiful. Anyone that knows tigervet knows how creative she is.

  15. Linny May
    Linny May says:

    i’m pouting because i really really wish I had found the site when they had the spring rain kit … **sigh** oh well :( … but this is gourgous !! i ADORE all of the Vintaj peices

  16. RLMerder Designs
    RLMerder Designs says:

    So beautiful!

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