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Odonata Nouveau Completion

About this design:

The bracelet and earrings to go with the brass dragonfly necklace for Granny/Nancy. I've had issues trying to get everything complete. I have actually had 2 styes in my right eye the past 2 weeks. 1 healed om the lower lid and I immediately got one on the upper. Plus crimps are still the bain of my existence.

The close-up toggle is the new wire wrap one for the necklace..I wanted it to match the bail. The lobster looked like blah!

Included photo of Foxy. He has such a cute face.


Czech lentil, faceted round, rondelles, nugget, cruller, flower. Turquoise bead. Topaz crystal. Hamilton gold shell pearls. Miyuki topaz seed beads. Brass chain, bead caps, dragonfly charm, toggle clasp.

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Oh wow…. this is fantastic. Thanks you so much.

    But I’m so sorry you are having such a problem with your eyes. Its very difficult to do that kind of work when you can’t see. I learned that when I had my cataract surgery.

    But you’ve done a fantastic job on these pieces. I love them so much. Its been such a blessing with everyone helping me with all this.

    But I especially love the picture of that gorgeous kitty. I love cat, kittens, dogs, and puppies. One of my favorite probems on Animal Planet is “Too Cute.”

    Thank you so much, Nancy

  2. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    The earrings look like they’re dancing. I love those gold pearls w/those Czech beads. Beautiful!

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Sorry to hear about your eyes Deb. You sure have created a wonderful set for Nancy! I just mailed mine out to her. She will be the Belle of the Ball with all this new jewelry to wear :)

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    LOL Jennifer…my neighbor said the earrings looked like little men. But they didn’t look right without the dancing dangles. Thank you Jennifer…Nancy sent some really gorgeous beads to work with. It would have been hard to make them look bad.

    Nancy once again I am really pleased that you approve. I’m also really appreciative of being alble to work with all your gorgeous beads and findings. It has been a pleasure!!

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thanks Wanda. I appreciate the compliment a lot. I’m hoping my eye is totally better. I’ve been having issues with my right eye all summer actually. Very annoying since I love wearing mascera and have had to have naked eyes!!

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    My husband kept on getting this stye in the same spot over and over. Finally the last eye doctor sent him to a specialist, and he ended up having to get it removed :-O

  7. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:


  8. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely !

  9. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Just love the colors in this! They are so soft and blend really well! Beautiful! :)

  10. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Oh, I forgot, the cat is too cute! I miss having cats! :(

  11. No Photo
    Beadaholic1 says:

    How gorgeous are these?!?!?!? Love them. So sorry to hear about your eye problems…hope they’re better soon.

  12. franny
    franny says:

    oh Deb, your neighbour saying that had me take a second look at the earrings….reminded me of a mobile my son had for his stroller, made completely of various assorted bottle & can lids strung together, aptly named ‘Mr Liddy’!….cute but nowhere as pretty as your assemblage of beads….i so admire your talent!

  13. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Ooooo! Love the versatility of the way you styled the layers! It’s dressy, yet can be worn with jeans and a tee also.
    Sorry about your eye. As someone who is prone to styes because of all sorts of allergies, I can wholeheartedly recommend a product aptly named “Stye” . You can get it at any pharmacy and although its a tiny tube it lasts seemingly forever. It will get rid of those little suckers almost overnight and is definitely worth the price.

  14. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Oh Gail, that’s one of the things I love about all this jewelry. It can be very casual, which is what I’m all about. I rarely get all dressed up. There was a time when I did and I have all this fancy jewelry I can no longer wear. But my new jewelry will be great with my capris in the summer and jeans the rest of the time. I have jean capris as well.

    Deb, again… I thank you for all of this.

  15. franny
    franny says:

    Nancy, did you work in fashion?….i’ve noticed that you keep up with Pantone colour schemes & always visualise an outfit with detailed descriptions of what to wear with what!

  16. Michelle
    Michelle says:

    Hi Deb, this is BEAUTIFUL ! I just love the colours and the pearls, my kind of thing !!! Just lovely ! Good job ! ~ (in my favs straight away !! ;)

  17. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Great design, Deb! Beautifully done! Hi Foxy!

  18. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Love this bracelet Deb! This set is just awesome and I like the toggle you made for the necklace. Great wirework, and cute kitty! Glad to hear your eye is doing better.

  19. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    great design and colors!

    Foxy is foxy! :)

  20. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great color and design. These ear rings look like they’re running, too! :D

  21. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Nancy, Now that I no longer go to an office everyday or the related social functions, my dressy jewelry just sits there too. This style of jewelry fills the gap so well that its all you really need. Deb did a great job.

  22. Asia
    Asia says:

    Perfect finishing for the the necklace :D

  23. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Love the bracelet, Deb, but am afraid the cutest thing is Foxy !

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