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Scorched Earth

About this design:

I've been home sick most of this week with sinus trouble. In between naps and meds, I had time to create with beads I recently received from Petra at ScorchedEarthonEtsy.


Lots of goodies from my stash. Now I can "justify" buying everything I see because you never know when you'll need it!

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Isn’t that the truth! I tell Dave every day–see how much time it saves me to have a stash to dig through???? LOVE your takes on Petra’s pieces!!!!

  2. daisymae
    daisymae says:

    :) So true! Don’t we all justify buying all the beads we see? LOVE them all Julie! Great designs! :)

  3. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    Wonderful group of earrings. You inspire me…thanks!!

  4. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    These are all fantastic also, Julie! Absolutely adore the last pair! Fabulous designs!

  5. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Beautiful earrings. I love the pair on the post, especially.

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Gorgeous, I can’t even pick one they are all so great :D

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

    As has been said – all are gorgeous!

  8. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Love what you have done with your stash! Beautiful

  9. A Rozmin
    A Rozmin says:

    These are ALL so cool!

  10. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Love them all. They have a nice romantic feel to them. I’m loving the Petra beads that look like half rock,and half bead cap to me. Beautiful work!

  11. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful, beautiful works :)

  12. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Thanks again! Your comments have encouraged me to try more!
    When I first saw Petra’s pieces I thought they were “too far out there.” I bought a couple pieces on a whim and once you get them in your hands… WOW!!!
    NancyMc: Most of her pieces are glazed ceramic with several firings to give the raku and crackled effect. All of them have bronzy or silver finishes. They are SO unusual that it’s very difficult to decide on just one or two… As you can tell.

  13. B Witzel
    B Witzel says:

    Well try a little more cold meds.because it looks to me that being dillereously great at these beautiful earrings.

  14. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Love what you did with the pieces you got from Petra.
    I hear ya on the difficulty of getting just one. Feel better soon!

  15. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    They are all so gorgeous! Hope you’re feeling better!

  16. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Wow, these are “out there” but totally wearable! I love how you mixed the metals & ceramics.

  17. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Mmmmm…. makes me itch to make some earrings! All lovely, if I had to pick favorites, they’d be the ‘main’ pair….. but the bird ones are so cute, too!
    Also really like the swirly wirework on the ear wires….

  18. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Lovely! When I’m sick, I WANT to make stuff, and have tons of ideas, but no energy to do them! You’ve done beautifully and all of these are stunning! Keep it up! =^__^=

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