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CZ is a Girl's Second Best Friend.

About this design:

Have had these "topaz" colored CZ teardrops for a long time. I finally decided to do some dangles. I was inspired by the late afternoon September sun. Yellow looks different in every kind of light.


Faceted Cubic Zirconia teardrops,7 mm long,I think..SP craft wire,SP jump rings and silver filled ear wires.

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    R Beverett says:

    Cute earrings. I like the bead color you used.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Very pretty! Topaz/citrine is my birthstone, so I am loving these!

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    The color of the brios is fabulous, and your wraps are spot on! Love these sunny earrings!

  4. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thank you,ladies. they’re pretty beads,aren’t they? Elis Mom..I truly appreciate your comment about my wraps.SP is a bit hard to use than SS,so it’s nice to read that. ;)

  5. Laud
    Laud says:

    Luscious! I’ve been inspired by yellow/topaz lately, too. Bet these are wonderful to wear.

  6. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    What a pretty color! I love the staggered look and I hear you about the SP being harder to work with but your wraps do look great.

  7. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thanks so much,Chicks.Wishing SS wasn’t so expensive. It’s so much more obedient. I found some “new” wire that’s 999 fine silver plated,over brass that’s non tarnish. It’s a little easier to work with,but I still talk to it,if ya know what I mean. ;)

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    whimsy girl says:

    I love those! the color is really nice for autumn. I bet they really catch the light

  9. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Nancy, Have you tried the “silver-filled” wire? It’s much less expensive and it acts a lot like the silver wire. Now if I could only remember where I got it……

  10. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Hiya Whimsy..they do catch the light. Like mini sun catcher for the lobes.LOL ;)
    Gail.I have gotten some SF ear wires. I’m going to try ordering some for wraps.It just makes me crazy when wire springs back,and I can’t get the “tail” to crimp. Thank you.

  11. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    I love these! The color is beautiful, especially in the one picture where they look two toned color. Your second image kinda looks like there is a hint of pink in them. Gorgeous Nancy!

    P.S. Love your name also!

  12. Asia
    Asia says:

    They are so pretty, love the color :D

  13. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    So classy looking. Nothing like beautifully faceted briolettes. Great job.

  14. Michelle
    Michelle says:

    Love, love, love these Nancy, they are beautiful, SO beautiful, the colour is wonderful and just perfect for this time of year too ! Lovely ;)

  15. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    WOW!! I don’t know how I missed these before but they are beautiful. They must sparkle like crazy when you wear them.

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