Even my jewellery has nose art

I have been waiting with bated breath for the arrival of my very special bespoke jewellery, designed and made for me by Shirley Chargouri Brindle of Crafty Beads. If you are also a Facebook follower you have seen some of the other aviation inspired work she has produced. Before you think I have completely lost the plot and don’t know where I am sharing this information, there is actually a very good reason I am showing you all my gorgeous new jewellery…each bead is a picture of one of the airplanes I have featured on the blog previously or on the Facebook page. Of course it also gives me an excuse to share all these pictures again for your delectation.

This lovingly crafted bracelet contains beads featuring the following:


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Betty Boop

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Memphis Belle

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Versatile lady

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D-Day Doll

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Maid Marian

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D-Day Doll, Thumper, Betty Boop and Memphis Belle also feature on the matching earings.

How very fitting that these lovely ladies which grace the fuselage of some of the best-loved aircraft have been immortalized into fashionable wear. Bringing history up to date.




(Pictures courtesy of Anglocreative)

If you would like to know more about Crafty Beads I will be posting a review on to my other blog forayintofashion.com later today. Shirley has an extensive list of products and topics of beads or like mine can make them bespoke, they are very reasonable at just £14.99 plus p&p and extra for a gift box.  Please contact Shirley at shirley@craftybeads.net or visit her website http://www.craftybeads.net and/or Facebook page www.facebook.com/pages/Crafty-Beads/1514500252165097?fref=ts



  1. mareymercy · May 10, 2015

    Very cool!

    Liked by 1 person

    • lenahedges · May 10, 2015

      Thanks hon. I love it and even more so that it was made especially for me to tie in to my blog.

      Liked by 1 person

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