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The Hand That Holds The Key To My Heart

About this design:

My good old pal Calvin also bought me the flower lampwork beads at the same time. So I thought I would get ahead start on Christmas presents, seeing that everyone's parents will be here this year for Christmas. This is for my husbands Mother.


Rose Quartz, faceted rounds and tumbled nuggets, Black Onyx pillows, Black Sardonyx rounds, lampwork flower beads, silver hand focal with a key and pink heart charms on it, silver connector rings as spacers, silver spacers, chain and jump rings, gunmetal chain, jump rings and clasp, silver and black enamel connector, white little lucite daisy flowers with a pink seed bead, and silver bead. All from my stash but the lampwork beads.

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  1. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very nice!!! sure she will love it..

  2. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Wow, lucky mother-in-law!!! What a lovely piece.

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you Lynn and Nancy! The pink beads are actually closer in color then they appear in the picture. Same as the pink heart, it matches to the dark part of the flower in the lamp work bead.

  4. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Love! The hand and the key with the little heart just kill it! Great design!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    This is an awesome design Wanda! Beads are lovely, but I especially love the hand and the heart and key!

  6. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    What a loving thought and how well you have translated it into a beautiful necklace, Wanda ! The lampwork beads are so pretty, and the hand focal is perfect – - -

  7. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Wow Wanda…this is such a cool design! That hand holding the circle which holds the heart & key is truly inspired. She should really love this.

  8. nutz4beadz
    nutz4beadz says:

    Beautiful beads, fabulous design!

  9. miss e
    miss e says:

    Wow! You have a lucky mother-in-law!
    Good for you that you are getting a head start making Christmas gifts. I like to wait until there is more pressure. :)

  10. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    This is so beautiful and the little lampwork beads really tie it all together. Your friend has a real knack for picking great beads.

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    A beautiful and thoughtful gift. I’m sure it will make your Mother-in-law feel special. :)

  12. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thanks for the reminder Deb :D

    Thank you all so much for the wonderful comments!

    She will probably cry when she opens it, she always does. Most likely because they were handmade. She is a knitter and does wonderful work that I can only imagine doing. So she knows the time and thought that goes into each item.

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