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Brass and Glass

About this design:

It's the Big Ball in all his glory. I knew I wanted to do a lariat as soon as I saw the big round ring. I went into my stash to find elements. My personal challenge was to do this challenge with stuff I already had. These curved glass pieces are super cool, but rather large. I hit "buy" without really looking carefully at their size. The caps are tiny flowers in gold, silver and bronze.
Yep, I had help. That's Hannah making sure everything is perfect.


BIG BALL! Filigree ring and teardrop. Stuff from my stash

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Woohoo!! Very, very nice!!!

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    This is really cool Julie. Those glass tube bead things are neat. Do.they sell those here? I like this a lot. I’m just surprised they make a ring big enough that the ball can.go through.

  3. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Outstanding,and very unique. I would not have known those tubes were glass. They looked like a dyed jade mix to me. Fabulous!!!

  4. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Very cool!

  5. Frida
    Frida says:

    This is such a cool piece, Julie! I have looked at that fligree ring me too, it fits perfect in this design. Those glastubes ohhh me want :D

  6. Frida
    Frida says:

    Forgot; good helper kitty Hannah!

  7. Bunny
    Bunny says:

    Wow fabulous piece. The big ball looks like a design choice rather than a challange. Love the tubes also.

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    Julie this is great as a lariat, and you also used the ball “naked”, love it!!! Just like Deb, I’m surprised that there is a ring big enough to accommodate the BB, Hannah is adorable :D

  9. Laud
    Laud says:

    You’ve made the BB part of the design instead of it taking over–not easy. Good work!

  10. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Wow! This is fab!

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love, love, love it! :D

  12. Valley Girl
    Valley Girl says:

    The tubes really make this necklace fabulous! Love it.

  13. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Veryb beautiful and exotic! I also never would have thought the tubes were4 glass. BB looks right at home!

  14. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Fabulous design, Julie!

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