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About this design:

I love this pendant- and have been at a loss to figure out how to complete it. I finally decided to make my own Czech glass chains. Like the pearls, these sit on the shelf in a mason jar asking to be in the next piece of jewelry. Everybody’s happy now. For those of you that don’t know me me well- I’m not crazy. I just like to tell these silly stories. I use to tell them to my granddaughter!

Components:

Pendant and earrings from my favorite Etsy artist. Czech glass from LB and other places over the years. Lampwork beads from Etsy artist. Mason jar (not seen) from the root cellar of my grandparents home. Does everybody know what a root cellar is? Oh, and I put a Swarovski Bicone in the center of the flower.

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  1. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Robin, I love your stories and I love your artwork!!! This is pure artistry here, and I favorited it for inpsiration. No idea what a Swarovski Buckner is! I just love everything about this!!!

  2. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    *inspiration* (wish we could edit after posting)

  3. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    MM- a Buckner is a bicone on spellcheck overload haha!

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    bluedog says:

    Ohhhhhh Robin!!! The world needs to see this:)

  5. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Such a happy set with all the flowers, birds, and little extras added! It must have been an enjoyable piece to make picking out just the right beads from your mason jar. Keep telling your stories–we all enjoy them!

    We were just talking the other day about how homes out here don’t have basements, let alone root cellars. Everyone stores all their possessions in their garages until they overflow with no room for the cars. New homes just aren’t what they used to be. I could only dream of a basement or attic……

  6. Chicky Red-haired Grammy
    Chicky Red-haired Grammy says:

    DITTO! DITTO! DITTO! C.C. where do you live? Could not live without a basement!

  7. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    I love this pendant and what you did with making a chain for it! Great job Robin!

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    Beady Little Eyes says:

    So lovely Robin. Wonderful variety of beads. Such an assortment and they all play so nicely together (maybe because the were all friends in the Mason jar). Great work.

  9. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Chicky Grammy, We live in the Southwest–hot & dry! We miss the east coast very much. Most homes here are single level with no extra places to store things. With more & more people moving out here though, I’ve noticed more two-story homes being built. Maybe that’s why there are so many ads to hire organizing specialists–not to mention, people now-a-days just have too much stuff (oh, did I mean beads?!) :)

  10. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    beautiful mix of beads in the chain! Love it!

  11. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    You have an enormous amount of talent. I am quite envious. This necklace is awesome especially the earrings.

  12. SF Girl
    SF Girl says:

    Beautiful and unique!

  13. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Ditto, ditto. The color in the ceramic pieces is exceptional and your chain is amazing. Great design!

    I’d love to have a basement, too. Only one problem I live on a hill that is rocks, adobe and hardpan with a tiny little skim of dirt on top. At least I don’t have to worry about mud slides. :D

  14. kye
    kye says:

    Beautiful necklace and earrings. There is such a great variety of beads in the chain. I’m having so much fun checking out all the wonderful beads.
    We have a root cellar. It’s a great blast from the past. People don’t build them anymore. I store potatoes and other garden goodies in it over the winter. Old school.

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