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“Japanese Magnolia”



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  1. Smoky Rose
    Smoky Rose says:

    The camera works….pretty easy, too!

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    D D Mystic Chick says:

    nice pick Smoky… your jewelry is beautiful! the multi strand is absolutely gorgeous… wwowza! Luv it!

  3. Smoky Rose
    Smoky Rose says:

    Mystic, thank you soooo much! I showed them to a couple of folks over the weekend – that was the most controversial… then again though, guys’ opinions… All the same, SO much appreciate your saying so! :)

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    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    Lovely pick with the green & pink kyanite, the bronzite and the pretty!

    Lovely, clear pictures…so glad you new camera is easy!

    Your jewelry? STUNNING! Thank you for sharing…you have talent my chickie friend!

  5. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Gorgeous pick AND jewelry, Smoky Rose! My favorite is the multi-strand. Why was it so controversial??????? It’s FAB!!!!!!!!!!!

    Why don’t you put them on the blog so we can look at them up close and personal?

    Again, love it all!

  6. movie chick aka susan
    movie chick aka susan says:

    Smoky – your jewelry is just gorgeous!!!

  7. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    You’ve got GREAT detail with that new camera, Smoky. Which camera did you get?

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    DOG Chick aka Angela says:

    Beautiful pick and I love the necklaces! I am also looking for a new camera to take pics with. What kind of camera?

  9. Smoky Rose
    Smoky Rose says:

    Girls, thank you SO much! Well, one friend said, “it’s short”, another “that’s a lot of stuff”… but… like I said, they’re guys….. The camera is FujiFilm 5X wide, 10 Mega Pixel from the magical QVC, I wanna say $125.00 ? I’m pretty clueless on these matters, when Susan Movie Chick said it sounded good – I decided to take the plunge – glad I did – pix load super easy.. lots of features. Anyway… Thank you, ALL!!!!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Your jewelry is gorgeous!!!
    I’d have a hard time choosing a favorite, but I think I’d choose the picture jasper.
    Can I have it?!! LOL!! ;-D

    Love how your camera works too.
    Wish ours did as well. Just TOO many bells and whistles on it. I’m gonna have to become a professonal photographer to get the photos the way I want them.

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    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    Chickies..what blog are you referring to with pics? What did I miss?

  12. movie chick aka susan
    movie chick aka susan says:

    Sparkle chick…if you would like an invitation to the blog…just send me an email at, most of us created a new gmail account just for this purpose or you may use a current email address, whatever works best for you :)

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    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    Thank you Susan!

  14. movie chick aka susan
    movie chick aka susan says:

    sparkle chick – you are welcome…check your gmail when you get a chance…the invitation to the blog has been sent

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    Luv2bead - Little Chick says:

    WOW WOW WOW on the jewelry! And I also love this pick!!!

  16. Smoky Rose
    Smoky Rose says:

    Thanks girls!
    I was a little nervous this am posting the photos… There is sooo much talent among the group, as such, fidgeting, didn’t take the time to say, yes, they are mine.
    The multistrand is: green rhyolite & bronzite. The one long continous strand is peridot, pearl, and shell. The second long continuous is picture jasper, smoky, and pearl.
    Thanks so much again for your very kind, and supportive remarks!!!!
    Mary – I’m wearing the Picture jasper today! :)

  17. Lyric Chick aka Bev
    Lyric Chick aka Bev says:

    What an exquisite pick…so SMOKY. I love it!

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    Luv2bead - Little Chick says:

    You don’t have to be nervous Smoky! They’re great! Keep posting! ;)

  19. Anita QoG Funny Chick
    Anita QoG Funny Chick says:

    Smoky Rose, YOUR JEWELRY IS GORGEOUS!!!! Love the multi-strand!!!! Peridot is also one of my favs. (now how could that be?) GREEN!!!!!lol…… Great pick too!!!!!

    I love All the colors you put together!! You are VERY talented!!!

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    Luv2bead - Little Chick says:

    Hi Funny Chick! Where have you been?! (btw: I attached some pictures under my pick “Pretty Things”)

  21. CAS
    CAS says:

    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can I say it again, WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Super stunning pieces My Lady, exquisite!! Guys just don’t get it (like directions or finding something in the fridge), the multistrand is incredible, as are the other two. WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  22. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Smoky Rose, you are smokin’ hot!!! First, I love this pick! Gorgeous combo of colors with the Vintaj brass — lovely and soothing. Second, I LOVE your jewelry!!! Thanks so much for sharing your pix with us. I love them all — multi is my fave, if I have to pick. Do I have to? May I have them all? Please… :-)

  23. Karen H aka Fancy Chick
    Karen H aka Fancy Chick says:

    I love this pick and also love your jewelry! Very impressive!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I almost missed this one!
    Mary first – the pick is beautiful!
    But your jewelry even more so. I can’t decide which I love more. I’m partial to peridot (green of course), and really love the sparkle of bronzite (the multi), the smoky and pearls work so well with the picture jasper.
    You are quite talented, Lady – don’t ever doubt it! I am so glad you figured out your camera.

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    Classy Chick JbyJill says:

    I have looked at this pick many times….but just realized I hadn’t commented!! I adore it!! Into my favs.

    KPJEWELS says:

    This pick is great. I love the touch of pink. Your jewellery is absolutely stunning. Keep up the great work.

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    OH, MY GOODNESS Smoky Rose! The talent you have been hiding is just incredible! I LOVE your necklaces! ALL of them! The Chickies are right – what do men know? You are getting the opinions of people that consider running a comb through their hair & changing shirts “fussing”. :)

    The multi-strand is fabulous! Very chic & high-dollar!!! And your 2 long necklaces are just wow!!! No wonder your pieces take you some time! Art does not just happen, but the good stuff LOOKS like it does. That’s yours!

    And this pick is my all time favorite! Really, of all of them! And I’m not normally a “pink” person, I tend toward the purples. There’s just something about these beads that seems like they were meant to be. It might be the soft luster that they each have, I don’t know. But it is truly inspired in my book!

    So, I’ve finished gushing. :) Hope you had a great day, and please share more of your work with us!

  28. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    LOL — Lori, you are SO right about men and their idea of getting ready to go out!!! :D

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Ha! Ya know, it takes me 45 min. in the bathroom – shower, hair & makeup (which is pretty nonexistent any more) and my husband is in & out in 15! Just disgusting!

    I was just reading a convo of yours in another pick! It sounds like you had fun! Glad you’re back to rest up!

  30. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks — it’s nice to be back! Did you get the gmail I sent you about why I thought you were a grandmother?

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Oh, no! It’s really bad, but I rarely use that address, and don’t check it very regularly! I will now.. But no worries, I’m not offended if that was a concern! I’m old enough to be one, if my maturity level would improve!

  32. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    No, I didn’t think you were offended. It’s just funny why I thought you were…and why I was SOOOO wrong! LOL :-)

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Awww, geez! Now I feel like a complete clod! Nine days ago – how rude of me! Funny detective work, though! Obsessing – that’s me too! I keep trying to keep everyone straight here, and know I’ve had conversations with someone, but can’t remember on which pick, or what they “look” like (little pic next to the name!) I want a list, but haven’t made one yet!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    It’s really a crackup! I will have fun telling my sister about it!

  35. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    It really is funny the more you think about it — me and my great detective skills! LOL Don’t feel bad about not opening your gmail quickly — I sent it to that address because it was the only way I knew to reach you. Plus, I’ve been away. No biggie. :D

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    We go invade my mom’s house every summer. When we all leave, we tease her that she runs through the quiet, empty house yelling “Hooray, they’re GONE!!!” I imagine you have a similar feeling of relief coming home – having your time be YOURS again!

  37. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Did you read Steve’s Daily Blog today? He tells more info about the area they are setting up here on LB for us. Should make it easier to stay in touch, know who’s on-line, etc.

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    I haven’t been to the blog recently, but will post my regular e-mail address there. I did check it for a while, but I’m a creature of habit, and that was out of the norm!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Oh, good! I haven’t yet, we were gone all day! Just got back, & wanted to see what I’d missed! This is getting to be a habit!

  40. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    That is true! It’s so nice to sleep in our own bed, use our own shower — just silly little things. When we got in the car to leave after one of our recent visits, Bob & I looked at each other and simultaneously said, “Aaah, it’s quiet!” It was soooo funny! Between the 3 little girls (1 being a newborn), 2 dogs, 4 cats, and the TV — there’s always noise!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Oh goodness! I imagine! And not much age difference in the older girls either. My sister’s 3 kids are all 2 yrs apart, & their house has a distinct decibel difference from ours! It took a very intense period of time to make me immune to it! My 2 are 5 yrs. apart!

    My mom just got back from her sister’s. My uncle is a farmer (in his 80′s) and my aunt broke her arm in a livestock accident. Mom says their well needs to be replaced, their plumbing needs to be worked on, & the hot water heater is about to bite the dust. 5 days of that, & boy was she glad to be home! I teased her that she should go to each toilet & flush just for fun!

    Sad thing is, it’s not lack of $$ keeping the repairs from being done. Stubbornness, & a make do lifestyle is the culprit.

  42. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I can imagine your Mom is really glad to be back home among the creature comforts again! Sorry to hear about your aunt’s accident — hope she is doing well now.

    Doesn’t the new area on LB’s site sound exciting? It’s going to be hard to wait until June 9! :-)

  43. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Lori, what type of bird are you showing in your new photo? Whatever kind it is, I like it — very pretty!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Yes, she is glad to be back, and a bit sad too. It’s hard for her to understand her sister’s self sacrifice, that mom sees as needless. My aunt is doing better, she had surgery to put pins in the bones to help them heal. She’s a strong minded lady, but her body is fragile with osteoporosis. She’s had several broken bones in the last 5 years. It’s just a shame this happened – she thought a calf was stuck in the fence gate, & went to help, but it wrenched free & slammed her arm.

    Yes, I just finished reading comments about changes coming!!! That will be nice! and dangerous too – way too easy to sit & chat, and shop!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    It’s a ruby-throated hummingbird. A huge zoom in from a photo I took in Colorado last vacation.

    I’m a hummingbird nut!

  46. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I know what you mean about the new site being “dangerous” for us. LOL I’ve teased my husband about having to share the computer with him (he’s into e-bay) — can’t imagine what it’ll be like after June 9!!! :D

  47. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Thanks — I wondered if it might be a hummingbird because of the long, narrow beak. My parents have several hummingbird feeders off of their back patio & it’s fun to sit and watch them dart in & out! Great photo, Lori!

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Oh no! e-bay got me in trouble a month or so ago! Found a site with pendants & such already set in SS. Major problem for someone with no willpower & a tiny income of her own!

    I just placed an order today, I think the LB folks are “listening in” :) He okay’ed an order big enough to get free shipping on free stuff a while back. This week while chatting I piled quite a bit from the BGBM into my basket! :)

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    He being my husband – the money manager/earner! Did get a good freebie from the Memorial Day special!

  50. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I know what you mean — Everytime I’m doing good at not ordering, LB comes up with a contest or free beads. I mean, come on, FREE BEADS!!! How can I resist?!?!?! :D

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Yep, me too! I even picked up some more peach pits the other day, but haven’t done anything with the first strand! Put on anything & my pulse starts to race!

    KPJEWELS says:

    Can anyone resist free beads or fun contests? Not I.

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    These guys & gals are geniuses! Better than pickpockets, at least their “victims” are happy!

  54. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    That’s true — we’re not complaining! LOL

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    Dizzy Chick Lori Z says:

    Absolutely NOT!!! I was digging through some older beads last night, & couldn’t believe the prices I’d paid for some of them! Double or more what I get here!

  56. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I know — LB has the best prices around!!!

  57. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Wow, Smoky, your pieces are absolutely gorgeous. Keep up that beading, girl!! :)

  58. Kitty Chicky Cat
    Kitty Chicky Cat says:

    Pretty pick!
    WOW Awesome jewelry Smoky Rose Chick!! Way cool! Love it!! I want to make jewelry like that when I “grow up“!! :D

  59. Sandy S
    Sandy S says:

    SR Mary – outstanding creativity with your designs, Men are just cut and dry, You and most woman think with theirsoul, Beautiful work!! ;)

  60. Smoky Rose
    Smoky Rose says:

    Kitty and Sandy – thank you soooo much! Thank you! I hope to play some more this weekend and show you girls! You’re right about men…have to take their comments with a grain of salt – and then show Chicks! ;) Thanks again!

  61. Smoky Rose
    Smoky Rose says:

    what a fantastic line, women think with their soul…. eloquently put and so true! wow, I love that!

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