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Curiosity, Curiosity

About this design:

I've had this lovely lampwork piece for over 2 years... The pattern reminds me of honeycomb, complete with the cells that contain the larval bees. When I put it on my work table, the Vintaj bird flew in to investigate, and the big brown fwps rolled over, too. Voila!


Lampwork Focal (TwoSisters) in tones of mustard, honey, ivory and grey, Vintaj Bird, Brown FWP, Calcite faceted rondelles, ivory glass faceted rondelles, Hematite, seedbead mix, Cu wire for headpin and hook & eye clasp.

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  1. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Eeka! I get the honor of being the first to comment on this GORGEOUS design! I love, love, love it! The asymmetry is awesome. And the focal is the bomb! The little Vintaj bird is the perfect accent for this piece! Magnifico! :D

  2. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Mary, I really like this piece! I sometimes have a hard time with asymmetrical designs, but this looks really great. Rich colors, and the bird and focal add lots of interest. Fave!

  3. Skittles mommy
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  4. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    So lovely! Sometimes a bead has to wait for the right components to join it! :)

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    love it

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Straight to my faves Mary!! :-D I LOVE your design and the wonderful earthy colors you chose to compliment the beautiful pendant! Put me in the excitement category with Martha and Ivy on this one! It’s a winner!!

  7. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    This is gorgeous, love the focal, and the bird looks perfect with it!!!

  8. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    very pretty necklace!

  9. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    great design. Isn’t it great when things finally fall into place.

  10. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Mary, this design is wonderful. I really like the differences on each side. Very pretty.

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Wow, Eeka, this is simply stunning! Every component works perfectly in this design, and that focal is awesome! A fave for sure! :D

  12. Gina P - Delta Chick
    Gina P - Delta Chick says:

    I totally love this gorgeous design!

  13. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    OH WOW, this is really beautiful!!

  14. Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick says:

    I love this! especially the placement of the bird! a fav!

  15. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow I really like it, the focal is so pretty..

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    This is such a beautiful necklace. I like how it is balanced, the 3 beads on one side and the bird on the other, yet still maintains its asymmetrical look.

  17. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    Love it! WHERE did you get the focal, do you remember?

  18. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    This is sooooo beautiful!! I love this design! The assymetri, the bird link, the lampwork bead – everything is perfect together!

  19. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is a gorgeous piece!

  20. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    A beautiful marriage.

  21. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Thank you for all your praise. <>

    Moonbelle, I bought the focal at a beadshow in the fall of 2008.

  22. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    hmm. system deleted the part of my comments that was between the symbols. it was the word blush.

    I wore the necklace yesterday, and am happy to report it han perfectly, no twisting or bird trying to flip over.

  23. DMYJewelryDesign on etsy
    DMYJewelryDesign on etsy says:

    Love this! Soooooo pretty! The pendant is gorgeous!

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    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Stunning! I have the Vintaj bird too, and can’t seem to wrap my head around an assymetrical design – you’ve given me inspiration! :D

  25. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    FAVE indeed. These components and your balance of asymmetry is perfect. Love that focal too!! SLS

  26. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    I made a variation on this design to sell…. Includes Silver Creek jasper pebbles.


  27. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Your variation piece is beautiful….I like everything about it! :)

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