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Mermaids pillow

About this design:

I made double ended headpins from 18 gauge copper wire, wrapped them around the marker and twined the rest of the wire.


Czech glass beads, Unicorne Beads drops and Biwa pearls all LB. Unicorne Beads coins, Kazuri coin from the stash.Raku shell focal and bead from Star Spirit. Handmade clasp and headpins.

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Wow, Asia!! Your wire and torch work are incredible! Love the elements and the delicate balance you have created !!

  2. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Unicorne beads! Yum!! Love this one too, ESPECIALLY the double head pins wrapped around the chain links!!! How does one make those exactly?

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Gail, use a torch to make them, then wrap them around a mandrel, I use whatever I have on hand, from pens to pill containers, cross over the wire, wrap the ends around the ring that you have created.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Very lovely design….the beads are stunning, and great wirework!

  5. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Love this one even more ;) :)

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    What a wonderful design Asia! Love all your wire work in this piece. Gorgeous!

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thanks a lot girls :D

  8. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Thanks Asia! I wanna learn this!! Sounds like great fun, you get to make something pretty AND play with fire!

  9. Nafri aka Nanci
    Nafri aka Nanci says:

    Asia, every one of the beads in this design is fabulous! Do I have to be a mermaid to wear it? I’m Pieces is that close enough? Seriously though, what a wonderful piece :)

  10. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    I love this one, too! Fab design!!

  11. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    It’s absolutely stunning Asia! I’m envious of your torch skills…mainly because I don’t think its something I’ll ever do. (Scared to death of fire)

  12. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    What a delicate and yet substantial piece of jewelry, Asia. You have creative talents way beyond most of the rest of us – - – and clearly put much time and effort into your creations. I admire your work !

  13. Laud
    Laud says:

    This is marvelous–so intricate. Wonderful choice of elements.

  14. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Wow,Asia..I could stare at this for an hour.
    Agree with Crazybeader. Yor work is a “cut above.” I love all the interesting beads.

  15. Ams
    Ams says:

    This piece is WONDERFUL!

  16. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Another stunning design! Love it!

  17. chicky zee
    chicky zee says:

    Lovely design!

  18. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Beautiful Asia. I like what you did with the wire rings.

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Another beauty Asia!

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