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a necklace of raindrops

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Made this for Helen for Christmas, I found a great glass bead maker called Ema to do me the drops.

Silversmithing by bethmadethis and glass beads by Ema Kelly @ duckinabucket.com

Essitam says:

This is beautiful

26th Dec 2010, 15:54

bethmadethis says:

Thanks :) rotated now. I made some matching earrings but want to get some photos with it on now with my SLR :)

26th Dec 2010, 15:59

Dania says:

Wonderful.

26th Dec 2010, 16:24

bethmadethis says:

:)

27th Dec 2010, 00:46

swamprose says:

oh, that's beautiful. rain. drops.

28th Dec 2010, 01:23

Viv says:

'Necklace of rain drops' is the title of a story and a collection of stories by Joan Aiken - a must have in any child's collection for this the first story the last raindrop is a tear) and the baker's cat one of my all time favourites and add to that the whimsical pie in the sky and top it off with fantastic illustrations by Jan Pienkowski - unbeatable modern fairy tales.

This necklace is not just gorgeous but is full of childhood memories and pretty precious.

28th Dec 2010, 18:59

OJ says:

Absolutely beautiful. You have such skill and imagination. I bet Helen was chuffed (to use a somewhat unpoetic word).

You also reminded me of this conversation way back in 2006.

5th Jan 2011, 11:44

Viv says:

ah I remember
'Necklace of raindrops' has been republished and is on general sale and is a must for your storybook collection :)

But another must is Oliver Postgate's version of Rummer Godden's Tottie and the doll's house - after his death a long lost copy was found and is now available on DVD.

It was H&B;'s all time favourite - I had an old damaged video of it and had it professionally copied 2 years ago and at the time it was the only known copy - the girls commandeered the TV and watched all 4 episodes. A year later I was informed about the find :)

I thnk we had a conversation about this a long time ago too:) You or Spiderbaby or both because I think you said that the BBC got complaints because Birdie went up in flames and I hadn't known that we were just entranced by it. Can't remember whether we read the book before or after the programme - it too was much loved.

5th Jan 2011, 12:57

this is gorgeous beth, the glass is so clear too!

5th Jan 2011, 14:36

bethmadethis says:

Ah thank you all.. there are a few more shots on my website now http://bethmadethis.co.uk/bethmadethis/Projects/Entries/2010/12/26_A_Necklace_of_Raindrops.html I am trying to get a reluctant lady to model for me :)



Yes Kelly I chose the bead maker on the clarity of her glass :)

5th Jan 2011, 19:58

Jeni says:

(: Very beautiful

13th Jan 2011, 10:58

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