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About this design:

Another Kylie Parry pendant with the same purple and tan color palette. I had this sitting on a paper plate with most of the components for over a year with no clear direction. Then Nancy gave me the beads for Hootie and some of them were a better match than what I had, my table was already buried in purples and tans, and the rest is history.


Purple Marble, Picture Jasper, Purple Crazy Lace Agate, Various Czech glass beads, Kylie Parry pendant, Leaf chain in antiqued copper, Spacers and beads in antiqued copper, Purple leather cord, Vintaj Brass chain and Acorn Beadcaps, and Waxed Linen (used to string the beads). Most of this came from LB.

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  1. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wow Becky this is beautiful! You have so many interesting elements and combined perfectly. I had to study each picture to soak it all in. Love it!

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    JC Hamm says:

    I agree, there something diffrent to look at through out this piece. This is so me,and I would wear it love love this.

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    I love it as well. So many interesting elements to look at! I know I’ll be coming back to this to soak in some more! Wish I was comfortable with purple! I have very little…

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    I saw it first on Etsy, fantastic pendant with fantastic design :D

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    BTW , I might steel the leather and leaf chain idea as the chain is on my table and I’m struggling with a design.

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Today, I’m also struggling with spelling, steal ;)

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:


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    Beadaholic1 says:

    This isn’t one thing I don’t like about this. There is so much to look at, and I love every bead and detail! Another stunner for sure!

  9. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Thank you all so much! :)

  10. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love everything about it. Colors, texture, elements, especially that Kyle Perry bird on a wire pendant, I should of bought it when I had the chance. Gorgeous Becky!!

  11. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow this is wonderful, love all the components.

  12. d j beadalicious
    d j beadalicious says:

    Love the tiny birds on a wire and the earthy look.

  13. franny
    franny says:

    still looking, looking!…love this Becky!… the way you’ve featured the leaf chain is fantastic & inspirational…BTW where are you on etsy, may i ask?

  14. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Love that gorgeous picture jasper and it pairs so well with all the purple! Just fabulous!

  15. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Oops, I mean picture agate.

  16. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says: thanks for asking and thanks for all the love! ;)

  17. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    it is picture jasper. my bad.

  18. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Wow! I’ve been lusting after the Birds on a Wire pendant for a while but thought it would be awkward to work with. You have certainly done it justice! I LOVE this!! From the colors to the subtle use of themed components, its a work of art!!! I want one!!!

  19. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    This is like the cousin of the Hootie necklace..and not the ugly cousin. So cool Becky, how can you bear to part with it?? Love the color of course. Love the way you used the leaf chain and the magatama seed beads and the acorn bead caps.

  20. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I meant to comment on this yesterday and guess I got distracted. ANYWAY, this is so cool as well and if we ran in the same circles people would definitely think these Hooties were cousins Deb.

    The bird pendant blew me away. I don’t recall seeing that before. I love little bird charms and pendants and was hoping to get some some day.

    But purples and tans are are really neat. I have them in my clothes wardrobe and will have to get them out to see if anything needs fixing or ironing. I go to church most Sundays so that’s where I usually where my lovely pieces.

    Occasionally I go out to dinner like Mothers Day or my birthday.

    This is all so wonderful and I’m so happy that my beads could help Deb complete a project that has been in limbo for a while. I have a lot of those.

  21. franny
    franny says:

    thanks,Becky, i’ll go check out your etsy site….how approriate & cute that you’ve named it after ‘our’ Aggie & your Aggie….a fitting tribute to you Gran….oh, & Nancy, i am a purple person at heart (sagittarian?)you know, purple linen shirt, purple mohair jumper, purple pashmina (not all together, mind)& i loved wearing a tan suedecloth jacket with a purple scarf but i rarely look at purple beads, dunno why not! however i love the color combo of the Hooties!

  22. Jmc
    Jmc says:

    Wow!This is one cool necklace.

  23. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    LOVE this one Becky!
    I have never really paid enough attention to the birds on a wire pendant. It’s now in my basket and waiting to fly home to me.
    This is so eclectic yet so unified. :) Jealous!!!

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