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Beaded Fish

About this design:

Our local bead shop owner found some beaded fish online and thought it would be something I would be interested in making. So here are my versions of copper wire fish. The first two have been sold, the last one I just finished today. They are so much fun to do. We found a pattern online and just went from there.


Glass beads and #6 sead beads and 16 and 12 gauge wire.

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  1. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Fa-lash-eee! Grand and glorious designs! Almost as brilliant as a neon tetra! Obviously I LOVE them! :D

  2. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    I second LRC’s comments :) Love your fish. Wonderful work!!

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    OMG, soooo cute no wonder they are selling :D

  4. nutz4beadz
    nutz4beadz says:

    Fab design, I admire your talent.

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Ahhhh those would sell so good here in NC. 30 miles from the beach!! Just.too freaking cute!

  6. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Ditto on all of the above.

  7. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wow! Your ability to wrap wire and beads is over the top outstanding! I too see that these would well like hotcakes! :)

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Fabulous wirework…these are amazing!

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

    I think this is absolutely wonderful! I agree that it would sell like the proverbial hotcakes! Great job – just love it.

  10. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    These are so whimsical and fun.

  11. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    I can see why these would sell so quickly. Whimsical, fun, and so colorful!

  12. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    These would be great hanging as the center piece for a chime with drift wood. They are so happy and fun…Love it!

  13. Batticat
    Batticat says:

    I love these. What a great decoration for inside, porch , garden , or as part of a larger hanging as suggested by Beadzilla, above. All the jewels must really sparkle in the sun.

  14. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    WOWZA! They are all tremendous! Can’t even pick a favorite!!

  15. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Yowza!!These are too cool for school. How did you do that without losin yer mind? it’s looks really complicated. Holy cow,they’re so cute.
    I LOVE the eyes. LOL

  16. JC Hamm
    JC Hamm says:

    Oh wow , you all really inspire me and to hear these comments from artists like you all, Thank you so much! When I first started making them , I thought ,”well I don’t how many more of these I’ll be doing” But I love them. You do use a lot of wire and beads and they can tend to be costly, but when I finish one I’m thinking how the next one will turn For sure they are not complicated!!

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