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Rustic Bollywood

About this design:

These earrings are based on a tube bail design that I flipped upside down and miniaturized. These earrings feature amethyst, fluorite and hessonite ovals, all from Lima Beads. VERY happy with these gemstones!


Etched copper colored with gilder's paste, Czech glass, copper wire, Fluorite, Hessonite, Amethyst,

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Stunningly gorgeous. I’ve been an admirer of your work for awhile after seeing one of your necklaces on Pinterest. Your metalwork is always outstanding. Love your blog.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    These are exquisite. The metal work is amazing!

  3. miss e
    miss e says:

    wow! You do some awesome metal work! Thank you for telling us where you got those beautiful beads! I hope to see more of your work!

  4. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Stunning colors and a fabulous design !

  5. Nafri aka Nanci
    Nafri aka Nanci says:

    Keirsten, these earrings are fabulous! I especially like the fluorite ones. I would buy theme in a heartbeat and wear them all the time :)

  6. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Amazing work!

  7. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Fabulous design and colors!

  8. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    I love Bollywood and I love these earrings! My fav colors right here!

  9. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    These are amazing! I’ve got to check out your blog.

  10. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Her blog is cerebral dilettante. I think there is a link to.her etsy store there. She really has some of the most beautiful jewelry I’ve ever seen. I hope she doesn’t mind me saying that.

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    This is stunning ,loving the pair with the blue-green fuorite(to bad is gone from LB), I’m a beginner beader, how long did you take to get to that perfection? :D

  12. B Trimble
    B Trimble says:

    Very pretty! I love the colors.

  13. Keirsten G
    Keirsten G says:

    Thank you everybody for the wonderful comments! I’ve been making jewelry since about 2008, but only started using metal sheet for anything other than beadcaps a couple years ago. Just started etching in earnest about 6 months ago and I’m really enjoying it.

  14. Meridy M
    Meridy M says:

    Keirsten, so cool to see you (well, your work!) here! These earrings are so very beautiful. xoxo

  15. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Love how these turned out for you! Fantastic!

  16. Nancy Mc
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    Annas607comcastnet says:

    Stunning! Is all I can all to every ones notes.

  18. Gloria Ewing
    Gloria Ewing says:

    Gorgeous as always!!!

  19. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    I saw these on the blog! (Or a similar pair anyway) and have been fascinated by them ever since. I just love the upsidedown baby bail concept!! Plus they’re just downright gorgeous!

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