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Dreaming of Dragonflies

About this design:

I got these lovely Blue Kyanite tube beads, and decided to pair them with the Vintaj Natural Brass Dragonfly connectors for a pair of simple, sparkly earrings. I hand patinated the connectors with three shades of Vintaj Patinas, two from the bottle, one custom mixed by me. They're actually a lot lighter weight than they look, due to the relatively small stones and the lightness of the brass pieces.


Vintaj Natural Brass findings and connectors, Kyanite barrel/tube beads, Aquamarine, Apatite, Vintaj Patinas, Swarovski Crystals

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  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    They are very pretty :D

  2. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Beautifully mixed color! The earrings are adorable.

  3. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    These are adorable!

  4. Laud
    Laud says:

    Perfection. Great job!

  5. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    The colors are gorgeous and the design fabulous!

  6. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Lovely! Your pieces always are beautiful!

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Fabulous pair, Sonja!! That’s something I would definitely wear so I love them!! :)

  8. desert beader
    desert beader says:

    Lovely, but I stopped wearing heavy earrings, my ear lob split, so now I go without

  9. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Gorgeous pair!

  10. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  11. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    This is a lovely design and your patinas are superb!

  12. nutz4beadz
    nutz4beadz says:

    Patina colors on dragonflys is fabulous!!!

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    BeadWitchedSara D says:

    You sure know how to use patinas. Beautiful earrings!! I wish my ears were still pierced. The dragonflies look close to real with the colors used. SIGH!!!

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    R Beverett says:

    Very pretty. Love the design.

  15. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Fabulous patinas and great design, Sonja – - love these earrings !

  16. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Beautiful design,and even more beautiful stones!

  17. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Love these, and love dragonflies :)

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    dragonflyvine says:

    Love it!! Fits right in, as you can see!

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