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About this design:

I wanted to try making a beaded bead, and this is what I came up with. It is made with right angle weave, and then embellished with seed beads and a crystal drop. I was thinking of either hanging it off a plain silver chain, or off a chain, with two black and clear crystal components on each side. Any suggestions on finishing this necklace?

Components:

4mm jet black crystals, 6mm clear crystals, one tear drop crystal 8mm?) clear sead beads, plastic thread, 20 guage filled sterling silver.

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  1. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    This is so pretty, I would hang it on a simple chain !!

  2. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Thanks Violet, I was leaning towards the plain silver chain myself.

  3. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Hang it on a simple chain then “hide it in the closet for a week!” When you take it out and look at it you’ll know if made the right choice. :)

  4. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    HAHA! good idea Nancy!

  5. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Violet and Nancy have already said what I was thinking — great minds and all that jazz…. 8)

    This is beautiful! I’ve done RAW in the past and it is NOT easy! Love this idea for a pendant! :D

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Very pretty! Ditto the above- simple chain!

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    Sibongile H says:

    I’m new in this-just love beads.want to make my own to much my african attires.like bright colors.

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    olive penguin says:

    I love this! It’s stunning!

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