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Hope is the thing with feathers

About this design:

My brother plays in a Woody Guthrie tribute band called, "Hope Machine." His band was coming around to my neck of the woods for a gig, so I made this necklace to wear.
Woody Guthrie said that, "people are just hoping machines."


A variety of seed beads, glass beads, sterling plated toggle closure, stamped pendant, and bird pendant.

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  1. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    This is beautiful Yvette. I love the color and your focal center is beautiful!

  2. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Very pretty!! SLS

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    I love your beautiful blue Hope necklace! :D

  4. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Very cool, I would wear this in a heartbeat!

  5. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Wow I love the color of this one, it is stunning!!

  6. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I love this necklace. The mix of beads and charms is wonderful. And I love the focal bead. I like the back story too. Hoping machines … neat idea.

  7. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very neat and love all those neat charms you added..

  8. Yvette R
    Yvette R says:

    Thanks Chickies!
    You’ve all been soooo inspiring. I’m glued to my beading table.

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