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Race for a Cure

About this design:

A friend approached me to make earrings for her Race For The Cure team. The walk helps raise money for breast cancer research and awareness programs. What do you think? Which pair is your fav?


All manner of any pink pearls, stones, and crystals. Silver and brass components and earwires.

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  1. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    can’t pick a favorite…all pretty.

  2. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    OMG…they are all so pretty…but…the one that caught my eye was the one on the 1st additional imgages…the ones with the butterflies. I believe that the butterflies signify freedom. 2nd choice would be the next to last image that has the copper hearts. But I do love them all! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Susie they are absolutely gorgeous, love them all, but we always have favorites and mine is the one with the leaves, and the one with the birds, and the one with the Biva sticks :D

  4. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    First: I am NOT a pink person. Second: I love them ALL!!! My first fave was the bicone and lucite flower and butterflies. My next faves became the rondelles with dragonflies and the oval frames with crystals. My most fave is the pearl and Vintaj teenie leaf.

    I think you offer all of them to the team. They each select the pair that INSPIRES them the most. They don’t have to match… they are all from the same heart and all for the same cause! What could be better??? :) You are awesome!

  5. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Wow,E.M. You’ve outdone yourself with these.
    It’s sooooo hard to pick a fav. If I have to pick my favs,it would be the ones with the pearls,the crystal bicones,and the brass cone bead caps.

  6. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Oh,and next time..let us know there’s gonna be a quiz. I was unprepared. LOL ;)

  7. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    These are all gorgeous! My favs are the ones in the main image with the lucite flowers –very art nouveau feeling to the design. Also love the stick pearls with the hammered silver circles.
    I think your friend and her team mates are going to love them!

  8. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Wow, ladies! Thank you so much!

    Julie, I’m not a pink person either! The only pink I had in my stash was the rhodochrosite, which I got YEARS ago at a bead show! And, yes! My friend requested 10 pair, and I have 15(at the moment!). I am offering all, and will give the rest to my co-workers. I will probably make more, as I have suddenly found making earrings to be rather Zen-like…

    My fav is the pair in the main pic, followed by the pair with thye pearls and teensie leaves!

  9. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    All of these are really beautiful. And I thank you for supporting a great cause.

  10. CAS
    CAS says:

    A friend’s Mom has recently opened up a shop (knitting/sewing/handcrafted things), and has asked to show my pieces. I’ve been on an earring making kick too, and yes, it is quite “Zen-like” when you get in the groove.

    These are all lovely, despite being “pink”. I may have to “steal” an idea or two. I especially like the biwa pearls and the beads hoops in the 5th picture. :)

  11. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Wow – - what a choice ! They are all lovely, but I really like the ones in the main picture. Glad I don’t have to choose just one pair – - -

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    ALL of them! :) I would have to pick the main one if you had to have an answer. :) Great job, Susie!!

  13. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Or I want the sideways biwas. Or the silver dragon flies……

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  15. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Gorgeous pieces for a great cause!

  16. Laud
    Laud says:

    My favorite’s the long bicone. It’s so dramatic. Still, all of them pretty and wonderful. Fine job!

  17. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Ladies, thank you for all the wonderful comments! Sold each and every pair today(Yay!). Have lots of pink leftover, so look for a bracelet and more earrings real soon!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Awesome news, Susie! Yay!
    There are so many your designs that I love, it’s hard to choose a fav. Let’s see, I love the bellflower w/chain, the dragonflies w/bellflower, the vintaj brass leaf dangles and…… :-)

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