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The proverbial straw

About this design:

These copper earing drops cried out to me to become a is the bead drops that snapped the tendon in my wrist as I had to complete it in one night. Live and learn, all things in moderation.


copper chain, findings, green mop, blue and green dyed stone beads.

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  1. cottagecharms
    cottagecharms says:

    I love this-what a great idea! So sorry about your wrist,hope you’re on the mend and will be back to beading soon.

  2. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Fave! This is stunning :-)

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    Orchid Betty says:

    I love this one, fabulous design! Sorry about your wrist, hope that it heal quickly!

  4. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    This is amazing…would you mind terribly if I ‘borrow’ your idea? This is definitely in my faves!! :-D I hope you didn’t damage your wrist to must have been very painful.

  5. Kathryn Lobert
    Kathryn Lobert says:

    Stunning, gorgeous, wonderful! Every detail is perfection (well, except for the injured wrist:)The colors are an inspired collaboration and when added to the innovative design – kudos, indeed!!!!

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    K H says:

    I was just thinking of getting out the Wig-Jig and wire and trying to make some “S” curves links to chain together. Hope your wrist feels better soon – I’ve strained muscles, but never snapped a tendon – that’s gotta hurt!!!!!

  7. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Ouch! You poor thing! Hope your wrist is all better. This necklace is exquisite! Love, love, love it! 8O

  8. L Richards
    L Richards says:

    Elaine, go ahead… and thanks everyone. The wrist is healing, have to be more careful.

  9. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Thank you Lauri!! Be careful not to re-injure that wrist…glad to hear that it’s a bit better! :-D

  10. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Oh this is very nice, hope your wrist is better, can you still work on jewelry?

  11. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Great necklace. Perhaps Hector can do some ‘purr-therapy’ for your wrist.

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    absolutely beatiful!
    Hope you’re feeling better!

  13. L Richards
    L Richards says:

    Thanks Lynn g, I am back to working on pieces. I know my limits now.

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    Dora H says:

    L.. what a fabulous necklace and idea !! So sorry about your injury, hope it heals fast and like it should :) Into my favs !!!

  15. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Very pretty … I really like this one too. So sorry to hear about your injury! SLS

  16. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    This necklace design is gorgeous. Sorry that you got injured in the process though. Hope that each day finds you on the mend and that you’re back wire wrapping in no time.

  17. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    This is so beautiful!!! Amazing job!!

  18. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Very nice necklace I love the use of the copper earring findings very nice!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    I agree what a yummy piece. Love it. Sorry you got a boo boo :( Hope you’re feeling all better soon.. ;)

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    My computer had a boo boo, the mouse died :( :(
    His little friend came to stay at my house along with a new keyboard (again) at least it didn’t catch fire. LOL not funny had 2 do that poof!! well guess you gotta chuckle told my husband and friend and of course they had to turn it back on again then we had a real smelly poof poof!!! :( Long time now. Whew! I think I droped mousie one time too many. I had such computer and Lima Bead withdrawal!! What a psycho mess I was!!! :(

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Goodness get better quick!

  22. CAS
    CAS says:

    Fantabulous idea! And utterly gorgeous necklace to boot! Sorry about your boo boo :( mend quickly chicky.

  23. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Beautiful and creative!! Hope your wrist is better soon!!

  24. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Lauri, this is beautiful! So glad to hear your wrist is healing and that you can create again! :D

  25. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    Oh, darling! Add my prayers to the list for a speedy & complete recovery! What a terrible difficulty for anyone to suffer- especially a beader!
    Sure am glad that you posted this- so beautiful!

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