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Top Picks of October

Posted by Ali on November 03 at 10:28 am
Winter warmth by Carolinawren

Winter warmth by Carolinawren

New Fresh Pickers for October

Top 15 Favorited Picks

  1. 100% Chance of Rain by Chicky D aka Debra
  2. Pinked!!! by Leigh D
  3. Spa Delight by Alice t
  4. Sister Goldenhair by Atomic Toad
  5. Caelia by FaeryGoth Chick
  6. First Impressions by Breezy Chick aka Bree
  7. Wild Purple Asters by Mary S AKA Sweet Chick
  8. Walk Softly by Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
  9. Vintaj Venture en Bleu by Chicky ChaCha
  10. Copper and Ice by L Soponis
  11. Winter warmth by Carolinawren
  12. out of my comfort zone by M mccallister mrs chick
  13. Olympic Peninsula by Smoky Rose
  14. Cinnamon Toast by Jane MS
  15. Smoky Impressions by Luv2bead – Little Chick
100% Chance of Rain by Chicky D aka Debra

100% Chance of Rain by Chicky D aka Debra

This group of favorite picks really showcases the use of subtle and warm tones. There are however a few that feature purples and blues. I always say that purple is my least favorite color, but oddly enough I was reading Vogue UK and found that they are saying the top colors for fashion this winter (2009/2010) are: Indigo (the more saturated and intense the color the better) and regal tones of violet, purple and inky grape. I guess I’ll have to embrace these colors, at least for this season…

These colors are gorgeous when used the right way.  How would you use them? Let’s see some Fresh Picks!

They are all beautiful combinations.  Which Fresh Pick would you be most interested in creating a piece of jewelry out of and what would you create? If you do, be sure to show us in the design gallery :)

Top 15 Favorited Designs from the Gallery

  1. Waterfall of Pearls by Taylored Designs
  2. Amazonite by Chanda C
  3. Amber Waves by Jeannes Gems – Gem Chick
  4. Blue Jeans by Starsparkle Spiral Chick
  5. SANTORINI by Beadazzled
  6. Jasper ‘n Copper by Little Round Chick
  7. A mermaid for my friend by Wemai Coffee Chick
  8. Misty Morning Sunrise by John M
  9. Turquoise and Copper by Kathryn Lobert
  10. Autumn Wine Charm by Chicky D aka Debra
  11. Bon Jour! by Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
  12. Bohemian Tigress by Judith Ann Boyer
  13. Chocolate and berries by Gunilla B
  14. Two Favorites by Brenda H
  15. Laboradorite Nugget and Faceted Gemstone Necklace by Jewelry by Shannon Leigh
Waterfall of Pearls by Taylored Designs

Waterfall of Pearls by Taylored Designs

I have to say the design gallery has never looked so good!

The designs you’re creating and sharing with the rest of us are really beautiful. There are some great textures, colors, and metal work – especially in the top 15 this month.

I do have one request, and I know it might seem cumbersome because everyone is getting so busy this time of year, but I’m going to ask it anyway. If you have a piece that requires more than basic stringing technique, would please add some instructions or tips applicable to your piece? I think that it would really help, because the pieces are gorgeous and inspiring but it would also help to teach people how to achieve the same coolness. Again, if you have time :)

Thanks everyone!

Read the comments (or add your own)

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    Congratulations to everyone, in all the categories!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    I am so excited to make it into the list of favorite designs! It’s a first for me!
    Thank you friends!

  3. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Same here!!!!! Thank you, everybody!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Congratulations to everyone in all categories for month of October.Thank you chickies and thanks to LB you the greatest!!

  5. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    Thanks everyone! Congrats to ALL!

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Congrats to all the top pickers and the top designs! :D

  7. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Thank you ladies for putting Caelia in the top 15 of fresh picks! Congrats to all!

  8. Atomic Toad
    Atomic Toad says:

    Wow, pretty cool! Thanks and congrats.

  9. J Yee smart chick
    J Yee smart chick says:

    Congragulations to everyone whose beautiful Picks and designs made the “top 15″ lists for October, well deserved!!! :)

  10. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Congrats to all the top fresh pickers and designers who made the ‘top 15′ list for October! Your picks and designs have been an inspiration to us all!

  11. Bonnie R
    Bonnie R says:

    dear LB – inquiring minds want to know –Are you going to get more of the Amonite fossils back in stock?
    pardon the spelling. I went back to buy another strand and they were gone.

  12. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Congrats to everyone !!!!
    Picks and designs are gorgeous !!!!

  13. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    Any word yet on the top pick and favorite designs for Novemeber yet? Just curious….

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