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Third times a charm

About this design:

I had been trying to make a tree of life all weekend, but they looked terrible. I decided tonight I was going to make one thast I could post. This piece was inspired by Ravin and Jade!! Thanks ladies!! The last pic is Bandit my helper this evening!!


16 gauge copper wire 24 gauge copper wire Green turquoise chips

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  1. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    Oh my that is so awesome. It’s amazing how all of our trees are unique. I like how it has more trunk than tree lol….

  2. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Love it Karen..And you buddy is so sweet!!!

  3. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    I love it…it turned out great!! Your wire work is amazing and your helper is so cute!! :-D

  4. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Way to go Karen. I love it!

  5. jewel  in NP
    jewel in NP says:

    its beautiful & I like the more trunk than tree too

  6. Shannon J
    Shannon J says:

    good job!!!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Beautiful tree, great wire work and your helper Bandit is so cute!

  8. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Lovely tree; good balance trunk vs leaves. Is Bandit a Bead Retriever? (a pet of ever-growing popularity in jewelry-making households)

  9. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Beautiful tree Karen you did an awesome job!!
    And your helper is so very cute!!

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Bandit is too cute! Your pendant is amazing! :)

  11. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thanks ladies!!! Bandit is more of a cat chaser, the cats chase the beads and Bandit chases them. I love their company when I’m beading, even though I have to stop and give belly rubs!!

  12. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Great tre, Karen. Bandit is very cute…give him a belly rub for me!

  13. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is nice Karen and if you practice enough it will come to you..

  14. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Beautiful. I think you got it perfect. Bandit is adorable – and I know what you mean by belly rub breaks too. And when one wants it, they all want it -

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    Dora H says:

    Karen, you did a wonderful job on this ..we have a cat named Bandit…LOL :)


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