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Golden Dawn

About this design:

Maybe this is a design only a mother could love: It's symmetrical and tonal. But doggone, the agates have creamy, subtle patterns, and the glass wedges seem to glow. I added the sunburst toggle to keep with the theme.


Agate, opal hearts, Czech wedges, Czech rondelles, matte gold-plated spacer beads, brass fairy pendant and sunburst toggle.

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    WOW! I must be a mother. :) Fabulous arrangement of beads! I have those wedges, too, and was disappointed that the edges were not rough like the bigger ones, but they really fit perfectly in your design. Maybe I should try again to find a home for mine. :)

  2. Laud
    Laud says:

    I think they look elegant rather than rustic. Good size, too.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Gorgeous beads and design!

  4. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    They may be elegant but they are perfect for anything especially hanging out at the beach, or shopping at the beach, or going out to dinner at the beach, etc. When I first looked at it, I thought it would be perfect for a beach trip. Its lovely. And while I’m getting away from symmetrical pieces, this one is just so very perfect, I wouldn’t want it any other way.

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Its very dreamy…I love the little fairy. Looks like she is floating down out of the clouds.

  6. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    I love how you hung the pendant around the agate oval! It does look like she is floating!

  7. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    WOW! I love, love this…it looks ethereal! There is just something about it….WOW! :D Another fave…Goodness, Laud you have been incredibly busy! ;)

  8. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    I absolutely love this! The yellow beads seem to just shine next to the white, and the white nuggets are gorgeous! Fabulous!

  9. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    There’s nothing wrong with symmetrical-ness. It’s very organized :-) I love the opal hearts and the wedges add interest too.

  10. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Plus the fairy seems to be holding the the oval (which is gorgeous) almost like she’s delivering a gift!

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    Gorgeous beads, loving the design :D

  12. Laud
    Laud says:

    Thank you!

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