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Working In the Lab,Part Trois.

About this design:

Here I go again,with the weirdest wraps ever.This time,I used a pretty periwinkle/blue shade of crystals that caught my eye. A bit hard to photograph this color,but I tried.
The trick to getting these wraps to stay put is to use a "harder" wire.
Not quite sure what it's called. It's not half hard,like SS,but it's quite heavy duty.


Crystal rondelles 12mm,"hard" SP craft wire,SP split jump rings,and SS ear wires.

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  1. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    YUM! :)

  2. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    how in the world you wrapped beads that small ….? My fingers are 72 yrs. old; could never do it. Larger are okay.
    Now, is the color the lighter or the darker? I know how color can change with just a fraction of movement. I like them both – LOL

  3. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thanks ladies. Syd,I use a magnifying lamp.
    the first and 3rd shots were taken in direct light,so they’re closer to the real color.
    Blue with a touch of violet is a killer to get right.

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    The wraps are awesome and the color fantastic :D

  5. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thanks Asia. The wraps are fun,but you need to have some caffeine in your blood. LOL

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    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wow, your wraps are awesome! I also love the colors, no matter which picture. ;)

    They look so free moving and jingly, which I love!

  7. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    I just love these little wrapped earrings you make! The colors and wire wrappings are perfect!

  8. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thanks again girls. They are fun to do,and I did test drive them. They have a LOT of movement.

  9. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  10. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Very interesting design and awesome color!

  11. Michelle
    Michelle says:

    These are really creative Nancy, love what you’ve done and wire wrapped so cleverly !! Great earrings!

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    GrannyJ says:

    GREAT earrings and lab. My 2x Chocolates let me make these kinds of things too AFTER they take me out to run and play ball.

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