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« on: July 09, 2013 02:09:33 PM »

My practice run earrings worked out ok, so I tried out a more ambitious plan. I'm contemplating whether I should suspend something in the middle of the tear drop, or add... something? Your thoughts/ideas?

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« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2013 02:16:54 PM »

I love these! I think they look great as they are, but since there is a ring at the top, I think it would look nice with something dangling in the teardrop  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2013 05:46:35 PM »

These are so delicate! I think that since there is a ring you should add  something to use it or to cover it. Of course if you can remove the ring they are perfect this way! 
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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2013 10:38:51 PM »

They are so bueatiful and delicate! I think a teardrop-shaped pearl bead would look great with this design.
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« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2013 02:35:40 PM »

Thanks for confirming my suspicions... next time I hit the bead store, I will try to find something I like for the middle. I can't snip the ring off, for fear of making a jagged bit that would break my thread.

I have little skeleton key charms that would fit, but am afraid it will look overdone.
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« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2013 05:50:20 PM »

Beautiful as is but how about a small tatted "flower" hanging from a light chain, or a bead strand. Maybe with a bead in the middle of the flower to make it hang and swing well if need be?
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« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2013 07:02:17 PM »

Beautiful as is but how about a small tatted "flower" hanging from a light chain, or a bead strand. Maybe with a bead in the middle of the flower to make it hang and swing well if need be?

Oooh. great idea! thanks for the suggestion!
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