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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?


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. Violet
    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 bright colors.

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    olive penguin says:

    I love this! It’s stunning!

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