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Colorful Dragonfly Choker


About this design:

YAY! I found some time to bead!

I’ve sure missed being active in the gallery—so much has been going on. It’s been crazy busy for us including home remodeling out of necessity. I also managed to squeak-out a new crafting room in the process. :) Bright walls (from chocolate brown), happy colors, and of course, a bird-themed place to enjoy my beading.

I love chokers with large focals – add a little color – and there you go! (Wish it came together that easily!) I wanted a fun, bright piece to kick-off the warmer weather & sunny days ahead. (I am so tired of being cold!) Don’t mind the ‘little visitor’ in one of the photos—he wanted to say hello to my dragonfly. Plan on making a bracelet to coordinate—hope to post that too.

Have fun beading everyone!

Components:

Green Girl Dragonfly, Citrine wheels, China Chrysoprase faceted wheels, Phosphosiderite, Zola filigree rounds, Quartz dyed, Czech flowers & leaves, Crystal square rondelles, TierraCast bail & hook.

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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Sorry about the fuzzy pictures–had to upload twice and change to jpeg.

  2. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    This is a very yummy necklace! Love the Springtime, Easter colors. Nice!

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    Melody F says:

    Very pretty. I love your color choices, and the little surprises when you break with symmetry.

  4. Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 says:

    Dragonflies are my favorite:) love your use of spring colors and the leaf its perfect

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    The colors you have chosen for your choker definitely show, “Spring is here!” Time for flowers, bees, butterflies and dragonflies! Great design, fantastic color.

    I grew up in the mid-west and I was always thrilled at the first hint of spring. It was finally time to be outside, to go for walks in the woods and pick my mother’s flowers. :)

  6. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    A wonderful spring choker with colors bringing it to life.

  7. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Thank you everyone! I stepped out of my comfort zone with these brilliant colors to wear. All I could see when I was making this was blooming colorful flowers, foliage budding on the trees, & green grass. Yes….I’m soooo ready! My new beading room has my desk butted up to a large window looking outside….and the lifeless trees are so in need of some leaves!

  8. kye
    kye says:

    I am so glad to see you posting again CC! I have missed you. Your necklace is so beautiful. It just sings spring. There is so much to admire-the fantastic colors, the use of the wheel beads, the dragonfly focal. My favorite part is the one leaf that ever so slightly breaks up the symmetry. Well done!

  9. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Oh boy! I have missed you and your wonderful designs! Welcome back and with an absolutely gorgeous design.I love everything about it…colors are fantastic and the focal is perfect.

  10. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    What a pretty necklace! I love the color choices and of course I’m a huge fan of wheel shaped gemstones. This a perfect way start spring. How lucky you are to have a fresh new room for your beading- I’m sure it will bring you lots of enjoyment!

  11. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Ditto to all comments! Lively, happy, beautifully arranged … and my favorite, the dragonfly. Love that little green leaf, too! So sweet!!!

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    RobynL says:

    Ohmygoodness! Such a beauty! Thank you for sharing so we can all enjoy it!

  13. cpatterson411
    cpatterson411 says:

    Very nice design. You have talent!

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    ClovisakaLois says:

    Love the colors and the GG dragonfly! Wonderful design for spring and summer.

  15. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    I so appreciate all the wonderful comments! I’m glad you enjoyed my vision for a colorful spring ahead. I’ve sure missed posting in the gallery–Thanks for the welcome back. I do hope to be inspired some more now that I have a fresh new place to bead. Take care everyone! :)

  16. Beauty Sought Khristin
    Beauty Sought Khristin says:

    This is lovely! Perfect for spring and the colors are just so wonderful. I would never have thought to put those colors together, and I especially love the asymmetry you have with it. Great piece!

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