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Young Dragons

About this design:

Welcome to the dragon nursery, where you'll find egg pieces, babies emerging from their shells, a hatchling lazily playing with his tail, and a young crawler with wings too short yet for flight.


Pewter dragons, red snowflake jasper, red fire agate, red jasper, goldstone, onyx, black snowflake jasper, obsidian, crystals, gunmetal clasp

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  1. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    I love every detail of this. I adore the little pewter dragons and the colors are just perfect. I’m in love with goldstone so anything with it really catches my eye. This is great!

  2. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Fabulous barely begins to describe this, Laud ! Love the dragon theme and you have selected the perfect beads to complement the pewter and arranged everything with your always suberb artistic hand.

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love dragons, and this is a perfect showcase for all the little younglings!

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Sooooo cute! and very well done!!! I have all those dragons sitting on a plate (I “stir” beads) to do something very similar but in a different color palette and style. Too funny!!! Great minds…!! :)

  5. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Aw! These guys are adorable! Love the colors you chose, perfect for dragons!

  6. Laud
    Laud says:

    Thanks, everybody. I’m pretty pleased with this piece. Glad you like it!

    I know how it is, Becky. I’ve wanted to do a dragon necklace for the better part of a year, but just couldn’t come up with a combo I liked. Good luck to you!

  7. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this design, Laud! The jasper is gorgeous with the dragons. :D

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love it, perfect beads for the dragons :D

  9. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    SO SO cute!!! Love it all… from the adorable dragons to the color scheme. :)

  10. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Gorgeous,Laud! The snowflake jasper and goldstone really compliment the dragons beautifully! A perfect match they are :) I also love that you used all three GG dragon pieces! Just marvelous!!

  11. MaBeadzness
    MaBeadzness says:

    Stunning! I love everything about this piece. Nice work, Laud.

  12. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Oh this is such a great piece. I love red and black and silver.

  13. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    A very special piece! Love the theme.

  14. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Oh so clever,and I LOVE the mix of beads.Have never seen Red snowflake Jasper before. It’s gorgeous. You have such an eye for balance and you’re so creative with your colors.

  15. Laud
    Laud says:

    LB has the jasper; in fact, it was featured in NY Bella’s POD on the 13th. Really nice finishing on the stones–I stocked up.

    Thanks so much for the praise. Feels like sunshine!

  16. Jmc
    Jmc says:

    I love the stones you put together. :)

  17. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Ahhhh I love it! Beautiful choices for.the pewter. Feels like I’m looking at Eragon in jewelry. Fit for an Elf Queen to wear dragon riding. I think you should name this Brisinger since that magic word conjures fire.

  18. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Fabulous as usual Laud!:) I don’t know how you do it but you always seem to bring a “mythical effect” through the pieces…It’s amazing! I mean it as a compliment but I don’t know if I am describing it right or Deb said, fit for an Elf Queen. They are ALL FANTASTIC. It must be the Renaissance costumer part of you… :D Just great!

  19. Laud
    Laud says:

    Thanks! I studied a lot of mythology, archaeology, art, and always read fantasy and sci fi–good food for imagination, I think.

  20. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Love dragons, love your piece :)

  21. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Laud, did you read ‘Dancing with Dragons’ by D.J. Conway? Very interesting book :)

  22. Laud
    Laud says:

    I didn’t read that one, Julia. I guess my favorite dragon series is McCaffrey’s Pern.

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