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Forest Fire and Smoky Sky

About this design:

Forest Fire and Smoky Sky was one of the first necklaces i ever made, about 18 years ago. Most of the beads had been given to me by the late Arleen Sutton, who was my mentor.


Lots of different glass beads, both transparent and not, some howlite and other things. These beads mostly no longer exist in stores. If they did, I would love to get more of the glass black ravens.

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    BeadWitchedSara D says:

    There were also some wooden beads in the design.

  2. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    You are indeed a very talented person to create that wirewrapped pendant with such precision. Anyway, how long is this necklace. It appears to have a lot of length or is it more than one strand. Its very interesting and I like it very much.

  3. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    I really like this design/style and all the different beads you’ve used!! A very nice eclectic mix. Love the colors/sizes and I especially like those deep orange drop beads. Oh yes, and the bird bead as well!

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    BeadWitchedSara D says:

    @ Granny Chick aka Nancy . . . it is four strand, two of which are all smoky sky . . . the smaller two. I THINK the longest strand is maybe 24″. It was not very well planned as to how the strands came out . . . they have kind of intertwined. I’m not really sure if my wire-wrapping on the pendant is all that great, but your encouragement is making my head swell, so I had better definitely PRACTICE.

    Thanks for your comments too Lois D. IU like to have lots of color in some things like this, texture, different colors and sizes. I used to have more of those little raven beads made of glass. I hope I can fidn the rest of them somewhere . . . . .

    There is hope after all . . . maybe I really do have some talent and skills after all.

  5. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    You definitely do!

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    BeadWitchedSara D says:

    Thanks Granny Chick . . . it is so nice to have supportive feedback from you and the other beaders. It is like having a special place to go to get support and ideas . . . which is why it is there.

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