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Poppy Field necklace

About this design:

As soon as I saw the round onyx cabochon, I had a picture in mind for this necklace. Bead embroidered necklace, bead crochet rope, gun metal clasp and findings.


Onyx beads and cabochons, #11 TOHO seed beads, gun metal findings

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  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Such lovely artwork, Miannda. Beautiful colors.
    This piece reminds me of a favorite poem, “In Flanders Fields”, by John McCrae.

    ‘In Flanders fields the poppies blow
    Between the crosses, row on row,
    That mark our place; and in the sky
    The larks, still bravely singing, fly
    Scarce heard amid the guns below.

    We are the Dead. Short days ago
    We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
    Loved, and were loved, and now we lie
    In Flanders fields.

    Take up our quarrel with the foe:
    To you from failing hands we throw
    The torch; be yours to hold it high.
    If ye break faith with us who die
    We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
    In Flanders fields.’

  2. Miannda
    Miannda says:

    Thank you Lois, beautiful poem!

  3. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    This is a great necklace, Miannda. I love your design and applaud your skill working with those tiny little beads. :D

  4. PPR
    PPR says:

    Miranda: I agree with Little Round Chick. Very nice bead work and colors.

  5. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Mia,absolutely lovely necklace :)

  6. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    Very, very, very pretty!!!

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    JC Hamm says:

    Another beautiful piece,I love your work. Beautiful,beautiful!!! :)

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    This is so beautiful Miannda :D

  9. Miannda
    Miannda says:

    :-) Thank you very much to all!

  10. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Striking work, design, colors AND patience!! :D

  11. Sarajo W
    Sarajo W says:

    This is wonderful! Love it!

  12. Kate
    Kate says:

    As my co-workers know, our wall of seed beads stresses me out– sooo many little beads!! Ah! But you’ve harnessed them for good here.. very pretty design, Miannda!

  13. Bunny
    Bunny says:

    Oh this is gorgeous! Who else but you would have thought of poppy centers when looking at the blackstones? Brilliant imagination.

  14. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Awesome as always!!! The earrings too:)

  15. Karokat
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