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isolda
« on: November 27, 2008 08:02:20 AM »

So I've been busy making "trees of life" pendant thingys to give as gifts for Christmas. Around this time of year, somehow money ALWAYS gets tight.

So, I wanted to do something slightly inexpensive, but that would be PRETTY and from the heart. Smiley

They aren't like the ones a lot of people make. I don't use the beads chips (although I wanted to initially, but couldn't find those beads so I just used glass beads instead and loved the outcome. I finally DID find beads chips but didn't want them anymore haha).

So anyway, here they are.  I used 24 gauge wire for the beading, and memory wire for the hoop its wrapped around. Now all I need is to get them on a necklace. I was thinking of putting them on *fishing line* type string. What do you think?
*I had to adjust the colors in some of them (as you can tell by the difference in background color). I was having issues with taking pics indoors, on a cloudy day with crappy lighting. And the flash in my camera was too bright, even when I dimmed it.



















So what do ya think??

you think people will like these as gifts??
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« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2008 08:13:21 AM »

It's a fresh take on an old pattern--I like it.
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« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2008 09:05:05 AM »

Course people will like them as gifts, they're really pretty
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« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2008 05:13:14 PM »

It's a fresh take on an old pattern--I like it.

thank you!!!!!!  Wink
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isolda
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2008 05:15:01 PM »

Course people will like them as gifts, they're really pretty

thank you so much. I hope so. Smiley  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2008 08:14:54 PM »

Love them! They're so cute and original. I'd wear if if someone gave it to me.  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2008 07:11:23 PM »

Love them! They're so cute and original. I'd wear if if someone gave it to me.  Grin

thank you!!!!!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2008 09:46:42 PM »

These look great! I'm inspired to give it a try myself.
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