Saturday, January 12, 2013

French Crystal Inspiration

Incredible treasures from France.
These beauties are antique French crystals embellished with religious images.
Once I held them I knew I wanted to create my own.
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So I did.....
Until I can find crystals that are flat on the back
I decided to use these acrylic facets in the meantime.
 Soon to be listed in my shops.
 Created with some of the most beautiful French holy cards I have.
 A pendant, an ornament or simply an embellishment.
One project done this weekend
and many more to start.

Hope you are all having a great weekend.
Did you create today?

**Rhonda**

20 comments:

  1. Oh! These are so very lovely! And I loved the way you photographed them! Sometimes I find it hard to decide what I want for the background or if I even want one at all. But that gorgeous embroidered bag was just the right touch!

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  2. Rhonda, these are absolutely beautiful! It has been on my "to do" list as well...but so hard to find flat backed chrystals.. you have made them really lovely! hugs Colette xx

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  3. Dear Rhonda, they are so very beautiful, I`m in love with your images from the Holy cards, and they are so lovely shown on those faux flat crystals-also not easy to find the real ones ,with flat back in Denmark!
    Happy sunday to you.
    Hugs,Dorthe

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  4. Hello Rhonda,

    They are gorgeous. What a great idea.
    I have "flat ones"on the chandelier, but I don't think, I will use those (lol)

    Have a nice day,

    Sarina

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  5. Hvor er de smukke. knus morkaren.

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  6. They are wonderful!!!

    thanks for sharing all your beautiful treasures.

    blessings
    barb

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  7. These are so beautiful Rhonda - such a great idea.

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  8. Simply lovely, enjoy your blog so much!

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  10. Rhonda
    From the photographs I would not have been able to determine the French crystals and your own creations.
    So beautiful - So you.
    Wishes
    Lynne

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  11. Your new pieces are just gorgeous! Loved the stitched piece too! Is that an old piece, or also something new you are doing??? Love them all. Have a wonderful week!
    Christine

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  12. Gorgeous Rhonda, I've done some kind of like these. I know what you mean ,sure wish the backs were flat on the vintage ones. Hard to come by.
    I got my post up. Thank you again for your Beautiful Giveaway.
    hugs Lynn

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  13. Bless all of you that think I could stitch that beautiful antique scapular. I found it during my treasure hunts online, she is my favorite scapular of all time. The embroidery on this piece is simply amazing.

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  14. I would love to be entered in this giveaway. I'm a new follower! My good friend Lynn Stevens sent me over here.

    Have a lovely week,
    Meri

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  15. I am new to your blog...Everything is just beautiful. I am following you now and am very excited, Please enter me in your giveaway.

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  16. They're very beautiful Rhonda!

    Hugs, Wendy

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  17. LOVE these! I'm going to purchase some crystals online today. I put off crafting when there is cleaning to be done (which is always). I needed a kick of inspiration. Thank you!

    laura from sundayview.blogspot.com

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  18. How did I miss this post??: ((( Your acrylic pendants are exquisite... truly beautiful. They are hardly distinguishable in quality from the antique crystal ones; you did an amazing job! (I see that they have gone to new, happy homes... wish mine were one of them!♥) xoxo

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I hope you found some inspiration today.
Rhonda of A Little Bit French