Venice in Summer

by Julie Vansevenant.
(Belgium)

On a very rainy day in Belgium, I decided to add some color to my day and to chase the clouds away.

Venice in summer

Venice in summer

While I chose the beads for the pair of earrings I wanted to make, I was thinking of our trip to Venice a few years ago. The colorfull island inspired me a lot. I ended up with this combination of red, gold and orange and a subtle touch of blue.

I used tiny golden headpins for the little facetted pearls and a larger headpin for the square bead in the middle.

Venice in summer - how to...

Venice in summer – how to…

Then I added all the little pearls on a jumpring and attached them to the big bead. The earring hook was the last item to finish this pair of earrings. Once finished, I could walk on sunshine again!

Julie Vansevenant
FortissiMA

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  • Now you can wear some sunshine every day. 🙂 Beautiful colors! And the tiny beads on headpins add interest, as well.

  • Michelle says:

    I really love the color combination. This would raise anyone’s spirit. I have never found beads of that color combination. Probably would have to buy more than just 2. Totally a beautiful pair of earrings.

  • PhyllisC says:

    Very very pretty! I love the added interest of the side beads, inspiring!
    Thanks for sharing with us!

  • (Rena) Kathryn Frisina says:

    So beautiful, colorful and unique! LUV it!

  • Sylvia says:

    Beautiful color combination! They look fun and sassy!

  • JBH says:

    Wonderful color combination. Love bright, cheery colors.
    J

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