Dragonflies and amber

I love Outlander. I read the books, and watched every minute of the tv show. I had done one necklace that was in that theme, but could only make one, because it is a piece of glass we found in our back yard. Old glass and metal objects come up on  a regular basis, 90 years ago they buried trash and I suspect they shot at the glass as it is always in small pieces. I do know at one time they had horses on this property and one of the owners kids was known as a cowboy. So, we have buckets of old glass, but this is the only one like this we have found !! Lovely amber color with a leaf pattern in the glass. So pretty !

This is the orginal necklace I did. We finally aquired some vintage amber themed stain glass, but now the stain glass studio is packed up and I am not sure when it will be back up and running . I do hope to make some like this with the vintage amber glass we have found !!

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I am quite attached to this piece and will not sell it, but I have other vintage stain glass we can make more of these up from, but just not sure when.

I decided to see what else I could come up with. This is the new necklace inspired by the book Dragonfly in Amber

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sorry the jump ring is turned around, easy fix, was just excited to get this posted this morning !!

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You can see the dragonfly pattern  in the  actual locket design , and then I added the brass dragonfly charm as well as an amber colored glass faceted bead. I added another glass drop bead on the clasp in a golden amber with a pretty irredescent finish to it. The locket opens but what you put in it, will show through. A picture of Jamie and Claire might be nice and peeking through might be fun.

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I also have the same locket in a heart shape. I bought them to do a necklace for a friend, but I have four extra if someone prefers a heart.  They are both about an inch accross. They are petite, and very pretty. Both open the same. From the top.

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These will be listed  right after I post this,  in my Etsy shop. Yes, I am staying on Etsy for the time being. I just do not see an  alternative right now, but I am still searching for a better platform to sell on. I will also be sending it to my friend to list on her Creative Artworks website.

direct link to Etsy listing is

https://www.etsy.com/listing/244188160/dragonfly-in-amber-necklace-dragonfly-in

At this time, I have enough of everything for four round and four heart necklaces. I will be pricing them at 24.00 which includes shipping and my packaging. I am simplifying my site by offering free shipping on all items. no limit on purchases and this is a permanent change, not a timed sale.

If I find there is an interest and all sell, I will happily order enough of everythign to make more. I want to see how these do first, before I spend more money on materials !!

Thank so much for stopping by !!

Stephie

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