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AJE Component of the Month - Jennifer Stout Cameron!

Today is the reveal for the Art Jewelry Elements Component of the Month!  This month, Jennifer Stout Cameron of Glass Addictions provided us with a pair of glass headpins she made! 

I'm afraid I wasn't too imaginative, in that I made earrings from the pair.  While I wanted them to be dangles on something, like a bracelet, earrings just kept calling to me!  These are as close to mis-matched earrings as I will ever get!  The headpins came with a very long piece of copper and I cringed when I cut it - what if I dind't like the earrings I made?  Well, too bad, Sue, you'll have to live with it when you cut!  I feel like I need to add one more dangle to the earrings, and then I'll be happy with them!

Please stop by Art Jewelry Elements blog to see what everyone else made with their wonderful headpins!  And thanks Jennifer for the amazingly wonderful headpins!


Lesley said…
Love these Sue - I have a real thing for chain earrings at the moment.
Oh I like these! A rustic, organic feel to them. Very nice!
Kathy Lindemer said…
I like them! You are way too hard on yourself. Well done!
Alice said…
Beautiful earrings! I love the earthy colors. Like you, I was frightened of cutting the long wire which I think really hampered my creativity because I really wanted to make something other than a pair of earrings.
Kristi Bowman said…
I love these earrings Sue. Simple but funky and glamorous all at the same time!
TesoriTrovati said…
I love these! I am all about long earrings lately, and these would be a go-to for their color and their swinginess. Thank you for sharing your talent with us! Enjoy the day. Erin
Sue! You crack me up. Talking to yourself and sharing that conversation with us. It is kind of scary to cut the wire...

Thanks for participating! I love the earrings!
Shirley Moore said…
I think they look wonderful! I'm with you, I just can't do mismatched in earrings. I love the soft, swingey feel of these Sue!
Kristen said…
As usual Sue you really take my breath away!
Jennifer said…
Oh - the green and the blue! Thats a sweet pair of headapins. I thought earrings - but have a show this weekend and knew a necklace would flesh out my inventory. Two birds and all that.

I like the earrings - i like earrings that move!
Barb Fernald said…
These came out great! I like the way you used them on a chain. It works very well. They look like they would be fun to wear.
Linda said…
Very pretty. I love the addition of the wood on the second dangle. These would rock with jeans!

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