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Nesting wrens

About this design:

I saw a pendant years ago at a bead shop that looked similar to this. We have lots of little wrens and goldfinches nesting here for the winter and that’s what brought to memory the pendant I saw. Any ideas for the necklace?


All of the components are LB. I love the little melon beads. I’m a big fan of Czech glass beads. Nesting tiny seed beads at the top.

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  1. CAS
    CAS says:

    Robin, without a doubt oooohhhh … aaaahhhh! I love the colors, the whimsy and the entire design. This is going to make a remarkable piece. Love!

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Unique design, great color! :)

  3. Midge S
    Midge S says:

    Great colors. You could do a simple necklace of 8 or 10 mm beads knotted in between em’ on cording (?) Will look great no matter what you do!

  4. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    This is such a sweet pendent! I think whatever you do to finish it should be simple so as to let the pendent shine. Maybe a simple chain or a silk cord.

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Loving those Czech glass beads in this garden design. You might think about picking one color of small beads to create a simple necklace. Show us your finished work, please!

  6. kye
    kye says:

    This is just adorable. I hope you post the finished piece. I’m so curious. I agree with the simple ideas.

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    Melody F says:

    I wondered what people did with those open circles. Now I know! Necklace could have Czech leaves and flowers, which LB sells. Put some melons in too, since you love them. I do too. Thanks for sharing this cute idea!

  8. Tailof2Kitties
    Tailof2Kitties says:

    What a great design! I don’t know how big the pendant is, but it would look great as one of two earrings, with each having a slightly different design 8-)

  9. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    Oh, a pendant after my own heart! Birds are my favorite thing and we provide feeders and birdbath all winter long for them. Your wren, beads and wire wrapping are a beautiful design! I agree with the ideas given above, depending in the pendant size. If small, maybe an interesting not-too-fine long chain in coordinating metal that wouldn’t distract from the pendant?

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