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Waterlilies for Mom Earrings

About this design:

Finally got to make the earrings today. This is to go with the necklace and 2 bracelets. Materials are half LB half stuff from my stash.


Dusty teal shell pearls from Muddy Spring mix 12mm. Brass cones. Brass spacer beads. Brass ear wires. Small brass leaves. Pink and green AB crystals. Brass eye pins. Vintaj patina shade marine.

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  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    Deb, those are wonderful :D

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you Asia. I have a feeling she’s gonna say they are too dangly though.

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Gorgeous! They are perfect!

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Well I actually looked at that post you have with all the earrings and got some ideas. :) So thank you in more ways than one.

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    They are a perfect match for the other pieces!

  6. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I think my fingers are marine blue patina also :O

  7. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Deb,I like everything about these. It’s the little details that catch my eye. In this case,it’s the little crystals that enhance the leaves. Nice work!

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you Nancy. I have 2 of those leaves with the little crystals on each piece of the set. I think I added them after taking photos of the necklace though.

  9. Frida
    Frida says:

    These are so cute Deb :D Hope the necklace aint making you to mad. You have to squeese those naughty jumprings together ;)

  10. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    The necklace was making me mad but now it is finished. I changed it a tiny bit on the side with the three chains. LOL I thought I had squeezed those blasted jump rings together!

  11. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Very pretty!

  12. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you Maria.

  13. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    I never thought of opening the petal of the bead caps. Very clever. These really are very pretty!

  14. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I could have sworn I saw some earrings you made that did exactly that?

  15. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Very similar, but I didn’t open the petals of the bead caps. I did open the petals on one of my bracelets, though!

  16. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Very nice Deb! The dangles are subtle so she will probably love them! :)
    Again, I love the soft blue patina on the brass. Thanks BTW… I ordered another pack of patina paints just so I could get this blue! Shame on you !!! ;) Now we’ll both have blue fingers.

  17. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you Julie. I debated and debated on which patina to get. Looked at the spring rain projects here, looked on vintaj’s website. That color and the amethyst seemed the closest to Monet’s colors. Then I wound up using only the blue because it matched those pearls perfectly. I loved the verdigris effect of the entire piece. Like I said in the necklace made itself. That was not the design in my head at all.

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