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  • kye
    kye on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “This is so pretty. Great choice of stones to go with the pendant.…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Festive”:
    “Love the bright colors! A party for your wrist!…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “River Stones”:
    “Gorgeous! The colors are so serene and restful.…” read »

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    G Layne AKA Gail on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Thanks guys! Becky, I'm with you! More IS more, lol!…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thanks for the step by step! The photos really help, I was definitely trying to put…” read »

  • Tana R
    Tana R on “Gifted”:
    “I looked at the time on my message, it's not really 2:46 am! It's still the…” read »

  • Tana R
    Tana R on “Gifted”:
    “Very groovy, Annie! I have to ask, is it choker style? I imagined campfire and guitar…” read »

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    wellsdalakaJulie on “River Stones”:
    “This looks so peaceful and lovely, with all the elements in perfect balance.…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “River Stones”:
    “The stones are gorgeous whatever name they go by! I like your choice of smokey quartz…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thank you LRC! I am anxious to try out your instructions. They are…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “River Stones”:
    “Yes, I believe it is the same stone, just a different name.…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Well rats! I goofed setting this whole thing up. That's what happens when you…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “River Stones”:
    “Love the soft muted colors! It looks like the pendant and the Wild Horse Jasper…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow! This is wonderful. Love these necklaces and tiger eye is a favourite of…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall?”:
    “I too love the bracelets you keep coming up with - you definitely have a wonderful…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I love the soft muted colours - so serene and relaxing. Beautiful design!…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “I took a Class”:
    “Amazing! Can't believe this is your first time weaving! I am very impressed!…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall Tones”:
    “I love this colour mixture and the design is so appealing - very nice.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Beautiful Gail! I agree the turtles are such a cute addition.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Gifted”:
    “Thank you - still lots of wood beads left to play with.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “I took a Class”:
    “Thanks ladies. It was fun, but intense. Kept repeating the mantra: single up…” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Gorgeous!…” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
    “Love the weaving! Must have been a blast! :) …” read »

  • puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

  • sweetjane
    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Key boards and computers are not trustworthy..... they are electronic devices with minds of their own. Now…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “It's funny because when I type my son's name it always changes it to "sidenote" or…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank You ladies!…” read »

Orange Fire


About this design:

I bought this gorgeous fire agate cabochon from Lima ages ago and finally got around to weaving its resting place.

This took over 40 hours of work to complete. It is made using freeform netting and is inspired by Beverly Ash Gilbert.

Components:

Fire Agate, seed beads, Carnelian, swarovski crystals

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Steph
    Steph says:

    absolutely gorgeous, that’s a lot of work, I love the blend of oranges, this really is nice great job

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    OK. That is just WAYYYYY too much work!! 8O
    Lynn, I applaud you for your effort on this firey beauty!

  3. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Wow! Talk about an eye-catcher! :D

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    K H says:

    I know several people who do seed bead weaving. I know that it takes a lot of time, patience and good lighting conditions to do it right. I admire people who can pull it off, and this piece is AWESOME!!! :)

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    DOE S says:

    My goodness that is so beautiful. I am just learning to bead. I’m not in a very good location either. I’m in SE Kansas and the bead stores in my area don’t carry a large variety. I am very unsure of sizes and colors to order from an online source. I hope someday I can get as good as you are. I am only interested in doing it for myself and for gifts for my friends.

  6. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:

    Thanks!

    Doe, this is a real mix of beads- bead soup :) Lima now have a fantastic range of seedies and cabs and freshwater pearls and then all you need is to go along to Amazon and get Beverly Ash Gilberts book on Colours and you too could be doing something like this.

    The great thing about freeform beadwork is there aren’t any rules :)

  7. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Oh my this is gorgeous. I don’t usually like orange, but the colours here go so well together I might have to change my mind!

  8. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    I love the freeform weaving and have done it before but your piece just blows my mind! I can’t believe it ONLY took you 40 hours. I think you did a super job on this and what a fun piece to wear!

  9. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Lynn, this is absolutely stunning! Gorgeous work, I adore fire agate and this is just beautiful

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Incredible design! 8O

  11. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:

    Thank you all so much :)

  12. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Amazing design, Lynn!!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Amazing design!

  14. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Incredible for sure! What a lot of work this looks like!! SLS

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