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Fancy Nancy

About this design:

This necklace I made for Nancy. I was another one of the ladies here that she asked. This is what I came up with, out of the beads she had sent me. I only had vintaj wire to wrap the beads, so I also used some vintaj chain and clasp from my stash. Plus 5 beads.


Red Aventurine, and Swarovski crystals for the wrapped strand. Oval unknown bead she sent, Swarovski crystals, glass rondelles, antique gold spacers, five matte glass rondelles,

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  1. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    The first three pictures were taken outside and the last three on my kitchen table in the window. What a difference(lol) I think the ones on the table best represent the colors.

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I agree about the location for the pics. It is so hard to get true representation sometimes. I love what you have done with Nancy’s beads and her design request! :) Nancy has the best of both worlds–she can unclutter and get artisan jewelry all at the same time. :)

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thanks Becky! I think I will try again tomorrow for pictures. Nancy wanted something with a fall…ish feel and added at one point in the conversation, that she liked wire work since she herself can’t do it.

  4. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    It IS so hard to get the right representation in pictures sometimes!! I love what you’ve done with the colors and spacing. It is definitely fall ish and I’d certainly enjoy wearing it!

  5. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    That is lovely. I’m really late getting back on as I first took my walk with my dog, then all my favorite programs were on tonight. I’m just now getting back to seeing the piece that Wanda said she was about to post.

    Its very different. A very unique design.

    I didn’t realize I hadn’t sent any eye-pins. I could have sent some if I’d realized. I’m getting old and forgetful.

    I will enjoy wearing this piece very much. Thank you so much for spending your valuable time creating this special necklace for me.

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thanks Gail!

    Thank you Nancy, I’m glad you like it! You did send me eye-pins, they were just too short for the wrapping part. It’s all good I don’t mind sharing my stuff with you. I enjoyed making it for you, something different to concentrate on than the show pieces I have been doing.

  7. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Wow again! This design is so beautiful. Love how the crystals pop off the chain.

    wow – wow :)

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Instant Autumn! Great design and I love the color. :)

  9. No Photo
    Beadaholic1 says:

    This is lovely Wanda….she is going to love it! I know what you mean about picture quality…sometimes my scanner totally washes out colors.

  10. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Love it Wanda. Very fall looking piece…it would look so good with a crew neck sweater (turtlenecks make me itch).
    I know what you mean about eyepins being too short. On the green agate bracelet I used them…so the stones are wrapped on one side only. Plus they are just so much harder to bend than wire. So I didn’t use them on the brass dragonfly necklace.
    Nancy is going to have so much fun wearing all her new jewelry.

  11. miss e
    miss e says:

    Lucky Nancy!

  12. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thanks Peggy, Little Round Chick, Needs4Beadz, Deb and miss e!

    Yes Deb much easier to bend, especially seeing that I slice my finger opened yesterday. It was much easier to do.

  13. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Why would you want to slice your finger open??? Ouch!!! Hope it isn’t too serious.

  14. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    No it’s not to bad. Much better today :)

  15. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    I love those Swarovski crystals, what color are they? Very lovely!

  16. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Sorry Jennifer can’t find the little baggy they were in. I do know they are vintage Swarovski though. So they must not make them anymore, would be my guess.

  17. Asia
    Asia says:

    This is one gorgeous design, Wanda, lucky Nancy :D

  18. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    A lovely autumn tribute. Love your style!

  19. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    This is great and so perfect for fall fashions.

  20. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    So very pretty Wanda! I love the fall colors.

  21. franny
    franny says:

    love what is happening with all you gals helping Nancy get her stash under control!…..i’m enjoying hearing about the process & just loving the results!

  22. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you so much Asia, Lynda, Kat, Angela and franny! :-D

  23. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Love this wonderful autumnal design!

  24. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Gorgeous colors for fall and love the design too! :)

  25. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you Maria and Jess!

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