Save on Everything + 2 Days of Doorbusters!
The Design Gallery

Follow along with step-by-step beading projects and share your designs with beaders around the world—it’s quick & easy!


I was working in the lab,late one night

About this design:

Here's something a little different. I have a necklace made overseas,and it has odd looking wraps that I wanted to copy. Instead of doing a headpin thru the rondelle,I wrapped around the stone twice,crossed wires,and did a "twist tie" thing.Then I fooled around with different top loops. That's why each wrap is different. I like the finished product.
Bear with me here. Kidney wires are a bit hard to showcase.


Navy blue crystal rondelles,8mm,I think,sterling filled wire (dead soft),and large SS Plated kidney wires from Lima.

Additional Images:

Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    When my eyes beheld, an eerie sight! (next line in the song)…but there is nothing eerie about these little beauties! :-)

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    …..When my eyes were met by an eerie sight…..

    LOVE the reference! :-D !! oh, and those earring wraps are SPECTACULAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    oops– should have read Kat’s comment first! She probably has the words right since I can’t hear worth crap and I kinda make up my own when I can’t catch it all.


  4. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    What a clever idea!! I love the look. May I steal?

  5. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thanks so much,ladies..and ha ha ha. Hey Gail.Feel free to steal away. That’s what I did. Sometimes it’s fun to experiment.
    (Monster mash will be in my head all day) ;)

  6. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Clever little clusters!

  7. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    These are so gorgeous! I love how you wire wrapped them.

  8. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thanks ladies! I really appreciate the wrapping comments. They are a bit strange,but fun.
    If anyone wants a tute,I can try. I know nobody here is a begginer,but you never know. ;)

  9. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Lovely way to “frame” a round bead. These look great in a cluster!

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I would LOVE to have Monster Mash in my head all day! :) Not only is it a fabulous song, it brings back some really warm and fuzzy memories for me. :)

  11. Michelle
    Michelle says:

    I really like these earrings Nancy, beautiful sapphire blue colour and your wire wraps are excellent !!!!…see, I told you you could do them! ;)

Add your thoughts!

  1. No Photo
    YOU say:

    Sign up for a Lima account to comment—it's quick and free!

    Already have an account? Just log in.