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Beach Girl Earrings

About this design:

Wire wrapped earrings. 18 months ago I made a 4 year plan to move to Oregon. But things started happening and it looked like the move was underway. Truth is I was going to go to a place that would have been more suitable for my fur babies, but not necessarily my first choice. I dream of living on the coast. Now that things are postponed I thought I need some hippie earrings in an ocean color, because I should just wait a bit longer and go to the coast. I should be embarrassed. I'm an old lady, not a young hippie, but at heart we don't change.


16 faceted teardrop briolettes in a sea grean/blue color (or whatever color you favor.) I used pre-made earring hoops, or you can make your own. 24 guage gold tone craft wire for all the wrapping. 2 small pieces of gold tone chain. 2 gold tone ear wires.

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    I love these earrings! Just because the calendar tells us differently, doesn’t mean we have to grow old in our heart and mind. Purple is my color, and I found a poem years ago that I was able to find on a purple postcard. It basically is about always dressing in your favorite color even when we grow old and frail. Of course that is like when we get to be 100 years old. This is a perfect example.

  2. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Love these earrings KR. The chandelier style is so pretty – I know you’ll be envied by all of the other girls on the beach. (I used to be a young hippie) You’re right about your heart. Lovely.

  3. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    These are way cool … very poetic. You’ll find your perfect spot eventually. In the meantime, it looks like you’re blooming where you’re planted. :D

  4. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    Thanks ladies. Now that I am staying put for a while I felt I could spend a few dollars on myself. My Lima package arrived yesterday. That was fun. Today I went to the thrift store and I found this brooch. I thought it was stone or glass, but it’s plastic. Very pretty though and I want to do something interesting with it. Any ideas? Nice to know I am not the only older hippie out there. My son calls all my decor, Your tacky hippie tastes. LOL


  5. kye
    kye says:

    Beautiful earrings to match a beautiful dream.

  6. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Beautiful beach blue briolettes! The color is perfect with all of the gold. They are an excellent choice for any beach occasion.

    With regards to this age thing…Don’t you know when you hit 39 years of age you go retro? Been there, done that! I may be getting older but I refuse to grow old.

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