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Dressed up and ready to go

About this design:

The girls have been waiting to get dressed- they are a little tired of listening to the news, but I assured them sat will be a fun day-


On both cabs is an assortment of beads- carnelian, green line agate( looks blue)Swarovski rounds, seed beads and Czech glass beads.

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  1. EPBCornell
    EPBCornell says:

    I’m in love with your beaded chain to go with your dressed-up melancholic beauty. Why so sad, Beautiful? Nowhere to go show yourself off? That chain is just too wonderful and I’m getting a hot prickling of covetousness… I like the easy-fastening large lobster clasp for this, too. I usually like something more decorative, like a pretty toggle, but I don’t find the utilitarian lobster in the scale you’ve chosen detracts in any way. All the simple copper rings and loops together actually echo the copper wire coils above the focal pendant. Perfect design choices! I always love to see what you make, Robin. Thanks for taking the time to post your creations!

  2. K corkery
    K corkery says:

    Love it. I like the pendant. It has that 1920′s look.

  3. Jogi
    Jogi says:

    I just love these. The additions you made to the piece are so perfect! I love your chains! Sorry, but I keep thinking Mary Englebright (sp?) on acid!

  4. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Beautiful Robin. The ladies look like they could use a night on the town. Love all the beautiful colors and bead shapes. Thanks for telling me about painted lady – I picked out an Alice in Wonderland – so fun.

  5. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Beady, I saw Alice too- she is quite cute -did you get one with the hare?

  6. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Robin – Yes – (2 “) She has a blue hair band and the hare and some trees and mushrooms. The colors are wonderful. I just finished the bezel.
    Hope I can do half as well as you did. They’re just gorgeous.

  7. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Here she is – not sure if I’m going to embellish the bezel. Thanks again.


  8. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Oh wow- I love that! Is that hard to do? Can I see a side pic?- that’s just awesome- how are you going to the necklace? Aren’t those cabs interesting? Ok I’m calming down now- I really like the choice of color you used- it brightens the cab perfectly.

  9. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Added 2 side pics. Yes Robin this was hard because the sides are so slippery. It’s 5 rows of 11/0 beads (peyote) then about another 3 rows of 15/0s top and bottom. The stitch was not hard but keeping it on the cabochon was almost impossible. Started adding decoration to the sides but may remove the colorful beads.

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  10. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    What an awesome job you did on that. I hope you post it when it’s complete. I’m sure whatever you will be awesome! I don’t know how in the world you see 15/0’s. I’m good to 8/0 and have to use a magnifying light or glasses for anything smaller. Do you use a light box for your photos? They’re always so sharp and clear.

  11. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thank you so much Robin. The side of my refrigerator faces a south facing window. I use magnets to hold up a piece of semi glossy paper about 24 inches wide and 5 feet tall. Then with a 22 in high lightweight table in front of the fridge, I drape the paper over the table making sure not to have any creases. I try to photograph (using my phone) in the mid morning when the light shines into the window. So just natural light.
    Just love your wire wrapping skills. You do such beautiful work.

  12. Jogi
    Jogi says:

    RNC & BLE I just love your work! Gurls, you da best!

  13. kye
    kye says:

    Both are beauties! You do such a fantastic job of wire wrapping. You’ve really made the girls shine!

  14. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    You did a fantastic job on ‘dressing up’ your ladies! The variety of color & style of the beads really highlight the classy attitude of the girls. Very nice work Robin!

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