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An Owl for Fall

About this design:

The pendant was made by Andrew Thornton. The leaves are from the $1 bin in Walmart (I haven't found much there lately). The metal branch connector is from Vintaj (stolen off another focal) Seed bead clusters and czech glass dangles accent the leaves and connect the chain to the back.


Andrew Thornton bronze pendant. Gold connector bar. Metal leaves. Czech glass. Seed beads. Copper chain, headpins, bead caps. Ivory glass beads. Vintage rust beads. Lampwork beads.

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    thegreenzebra says:

    Great design and bead choices Deb, this is a fabulous necklace for the Fall. And I really like your pendant!!

  2. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Deb, this is a gorgeous fall necklace. Everything about it is awesome including the pendant.

  3. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Wow Deb, I love this! The pendant is awesome. The leaves are a terrific accent along with the Czech & seed bead dangles mixed in with them. I can’t believe you’re still finding great beads in the $1.00 bin–I gave up so long ago–never anything good in our stores. The lampwork beads are a wonderful transition to the ivory back. Just like a walk in a forest, the rabbit & owl are nestled among the foliage.

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you G. Zebra and Granny Nancy. And Crystal also. Crystal I’m not really finding anything in the $1 bins. I don’t travel for work like I used to. I have 1 Super center and a Neighborhood Market. I only work part-time now. But they had gotten to where there was barely anything in them.
    Isn’t that pendant so pretty. Andrew sold these as a fundraiser a few years ago and some idea for the chain part had been percolating ever since. I bought those cream beads and the back basically made itself.

    I love your description!!!

  5. Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 says:

    Deb !! So glad to see you posting again :) that pendant is awesome !! I just Love this !! …prefect necklace for fall….I miss the dollar bin I gotta say ….the Walmart near me actually all but did away with the entire jewlery section you might find a jesse james stand or two but that’s pretty much it

  6. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Wonderful design, Deb…love the colors, textures, focal. They all wordk so well together! The beaded fringe pieces really add to the ‘Foliage’ look of this piece.

  7. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Deb, this is fantastic. I love owls and other birds in jewelry! You’ve done such an awesome job of pairing your colors and shapes. Love it

  8. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    The whole image that comes to mind is superb. I can really feel the woods here. Great design and pendant!

  9. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Wow! This is wonderful fall necklace! The last time I was in my neighborhood Wal-Mart Supercenter they still had containers of the $1.00 beads but they were basically cheap looking junk. They still had the same old same old strands.

  10. Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 says:

    Good too see you Deb! Loving this. Your design is fab, as always….and you never disappoint! Right to my favs!!

  11. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Great Deb. Love the owl and bunny pendant. The metal leaves and brown seeds are a wonderful combination in your deign. And I love the branch above your pendant. Lovely.

  12. kye
    kye says:

    Oh this is fantastic. I love the design so much. The chain with all the dangles attached with a lobster clasp is a wonderful idea. Every single detail is so well thought out and flows so naturally to the next. Beautiful work!

  13. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    An interesting piece with lots of detail. I like that you were able to find a $1 deal. I haven’t had much luck there lately either, but it’s always fun to get a great bargain.

  14. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love your bold design with its wonderful tribal look. The color is great and your choice of components give it a fantastic fall look.

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