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Blue Lace Druzy

About this design:

I bouught this blue lace druzy some time ago with a different design in mind. Yesterday I discovered that I had just enough silver wire left from the coral piece to made a sweet little curley bail. Then I made a double strand of blue lace coins, fresh water pearls and denim colored glass beads.

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Cut 4 pieces of wire - 3 should be the same length, the 4th is up to you. Slip the three strands of wire thrugh the :druzy hole: and bent them to form a loop with six long ends. Use the 4th piece of wire to wrap, securing the bail. Take your round nose pliers and curl the end of each wire from the tip inward. Each end of wire should look like a strand of curly-tie ribbon. Gently "smush" the bow into place at the top of the pendant. Use flat pliers to gently shape the bail so that it hangs to your liking.

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  1. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great design and I love the color combo!

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    K H says:

    Thanks LRC – My original plan involved shoving the druzy onto a headpin – now the thought of doing that makes me shudder!!! :)

  3. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    This is really pretty! What a fabulous piece of blue lace agate! This gemstone is going to get even pricier now that it has become hard to find good rough! Sad because it is such a desirable gemstone.

  4. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    just gorgeous!!! this is lovely…

  5. Steph
    Steph says:

    Very pretty, looks like a winter necklace.

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Such a gorgeous pendant/bail/necklace/earrings!!! Love it all, KH!

  7. CC
    CC says:

    Katherine, this is beautiful…love the blue lace agate drusy. Your choice of wire wrapped bail was right on. Like LE said…Love it All!! :)

  8. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    This is really soft and pretty. Not the colors I’m usually drawn to, but I love this.

  9. Fashion Chick aka SC
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  10. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Beautiful blue! This is very pretty!

  11. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    I love this blue set…perfection in blue!!! :D Fav!

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    This is so lovely, K H! I think you did a great job with the design – so much better than sticking a headpin on that druzy!

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    Sharion C says:

    LOVE the design!

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