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Something old ..Something new

About this design:

Becoming grandmother again has me remembering my own Grandmother.
How I loved the hours I spent with her admiring her jewelry and playing with the treasures in her button jar.
I am in love with the patina of these vintage buttons .
I made some new roses in shades to go with them .
I think this would be just the thing to wear to a tea party with my granddaughter .
m.e. :)


LB antique gold chain & hand dyed silk ribbon, vintage buttons and Beetree roses

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  1. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Gorgeous, Mary Ellen! :D

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Mary Ellen, this is a stunning necklace design! I just love the roses you create and this new color is so soft and beautiful! Perfect for a tea party with Caroline! :D

  3. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    how romantic! this is so sweet :-)

  4. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Mary Ellen, this is so beautiful, I just love your roses!!

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    Mary Ellen Parker says:

    thank you all very much !
    only problem is …now I want to buy more vintage buttons to work with !!!
    m.e. :)

  6. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Love your button and roses necklace. So elegant and modern!

  7. MoonBell
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  8. knjns0
    knjns0 says:

    Beautiful! Love the roses mixed with buttons and ribbon.

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    love it so pretty

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    Reet says:

    Wow, so beautiful!

  11. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Perfect for a tea party. Love it. :)

  12. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    very sweet.

  13. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very pretty, I love the roses.

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Is this the wedding design, Mary Ellen?
    It’s gorgeous! I love that it’s so different from what you would expect for a wedding!

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