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About this design:

Put this together yesterday when it was pouring rain for the third day (better than snow, I suppose) and dark as night out at one in the afternoon. Think I was ready for a bit of color....
Sorry, I kind of over lit my photos!


Gaea ceramic beads, C-Koop enameled leaf (both LB) raw copper beads, clasp and chain from stash, PC beads from Beads by Earthtones.

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love the new-growth color! You picked the perfect beads for the leaf!! Great job, Gail! This IS Spring! :)

  2. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Beautiful! Its been raining here for days too and this is definitly bright and cheery.

  3. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Beautiful piece. I’d wear it in a heartbeat.Can’t you just smell the “Spring” air? You know..that smell that drifts thru the windows and you wish it would last forever? That’s EXACTLY what this pretty piece made me think of. Light,bright and happy. Yum!

  4. Laud
    Laud says:

    Wow. Great colors! Gaea beads are so subtly lovely, and those pc beads have a really cool texture. LOVE the paper bead with the enamel! (Wish I’d bought that leaf when it was on sale….)

  5. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    This is really wonderful…wish I could send you some California sunshine….85 degrees here today.

  6. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Feels like Spring here in S. California…so this pretty necklace would be perfect to wear right this minute!

  7. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Chartreuse and copper what a lovely combination!

  8. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Oh I do love how you put some Spring here for us. A delightful necklace.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Gorgeous colors and design…it reeks of Spring!!

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    It definitely is a spring around your neck, love all your choices of beads, not to mention that chartreuse is a one of mine favorite colors, but so hard to work with, you did a marvelous job :D

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    You can hear the new leaves rustle… I can only wait, the winter came over to Europe instead (minus 15 Celsius), but at least the sun shines!

  12. Sarajo W
    Sarajo W says:

    Gorgeous! I love the colors and textures you used and that leaf is just yummy! A perfect spring design. I wish that spring were a little closer but in MN it’s still close to 4 months off.

  13. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Wow – love this -beautiful color combination – the leaf is fantastic – great piece.

  14. Tanja L
    Tanja L says:

    Lovely colors and freshness of the coming spring is definitely present in your necklace.

  15. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    Gail, the colors in this are GORGEOUS! It looks like all your hard work yesterday payed off! ;) Definitely reminds me of Spring! I LOVE all the colors and beads! This is AWESOME! :D

  16. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Geez Gail this is just beautiful. Light springy colors and fabulous texture. I love the little copper squiggle on the leaf!

  17. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Love this. The colors and beads are so vibrant springlike.

  18. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Thanks everyone for your terrific feedback! Too bad wishing won’t actually bring Spring any faster. Forecast is for snow this weekend. *sigh*

  19. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Hurry Spring!!! Love the color and the design. :)

  20. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    So light and pretty. I like the little twist on the leaf. :)

  21. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    So light and spring like. Beautifully done, Gail! The Beads by Earthtones look great in this!

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