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Lavender Bloom Earrings

About this design:

For a couple of days here in the Northeast, it felt a wee bit like spring. This is the piece that was born from those feelings.


polymer clay, swarovski crystals, oxidized sterling silver

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  1. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Wow, very pretty. You just gave me such a great inspiration. I love your idea of using chain instead of making Here in Central PA we had that spring feeling too. However, this morning the trees are hanging with ice. Bummer.

  2. Laurabee Studios
    Laurabee Studios says:

    Thank you, KittyMom Linda! I’m glad it inspires you!!
    I’m sure the trees and the landscape look like a magical place with the ice hanging. The sleet and freezing rain missed us here in Northeast PA. It is chilly though.

  3. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Oh, Northeastern PA. I was raised in Freeland (near Hazleton), and lived in Drums, right off I-80 before moving to Altoona/State College area. Do you have a retail shop back there anywhere? You should come to the Central PA Arts Festival in State College. It is all high class items – of which your work definitely is.

  4. Laurabee Studios
    Laurabee Studios says:

    I’m in Tunkhannock. No retail shop for me. I just do arts and craft shows. I went to the Central PA festival years ago as a spectator and loved it. I want to apply to the show but I need to get my butt in gear for the deadline is Jan. 29! I applied last year and didn’t get accepted. :( Oh, well.

  5. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    I would like to do some shows just to get rid of some of my stuff but am reluctant. Actually, not even sure how to go about finding whats in this area. My sister-in-law does tons of them back in Luzerne/Carbon/Schuylkill/Wyoming counties.

  6. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    P.S, Must have got instantly warmer out – the ice is all gone!

  7. Laurabee Studios
    Laurabee Studios says:

    Well, I’m glad it’s getting warmer out. :)
    You should try a show if you have the time and see how you like it. They are exhausting though. is a good place to find some shows.

  8. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Beautiful earrings!

    It’s been in the 70′s all week long here in Central Texas. Quite welcome after the frigid weather a couple of weeks ago!

  9. Laurabee Studios
    Laurabee Studios says:

    Thanks, Debra! Oh, how I long for 70 degrees! I want to be working in my garden so much!

  10. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    I’d say you are working on a different kind of garden, another lovely piece.

  11. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I love the earrings. The polymer clay is exquisite, and they do bring a bit of spring. (Snow still on the ground here in MA).

  12. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Faerie pretty!

  13. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    So pretty, you carve and roll these yourself.. I wish it was warm here, about 20 here….

  14. Laurabee Studios
    Laurabee Studios says:

    Thanks all! Yes, Lynn, they are hand made by me. I make the base bead and then add the detail work. They are then baked at a low temp.

  15. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Laura, these earrings are just lovely! So delicate and feminine! Great color! :D

  16. Laurabee Studios
    Laurabee Studios says:

    Thanks, Lynn!

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