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Beyond this Dimension (updated :)


About this design:

This is a necklace i created about 2 years ago and just updated it a little. i replaced the silver tube beads(that rusted on me lol) with amethyst rice beads. i think this gives the piece a softer feel. :)

Components:

Sugilite, Amethyst, Tektite, glass beads and silver magnetic clasp.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Very nice design.

  2. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Thanks Kat! :)

  3. ScarletBegonias
    ScarletBegonias says:

    I love amethyst and I love simple designs. You would never think so with my trunk of beads but yes I love simple because that’s what I wear!

    I could wear your necklace to the grocery store, or to a party with friends.

    My problem is that I don’t ever like the amethyst chips I find. They are always caca. I’ll have to check on LB and see what they’ve got.

    Are those seed beads? If so, what color are they? I can’t tell from the pic. My GREAT monitor!

  4. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Thanks so much, Scarlet!! Glad you like it! :D

    I also love simple designs and that is what I make most of the time lol. Yes those are seed beads at the top part of the necklace the tiny beads and they are black #11s in size. The chip beads are the sugilite beads which I got here at Lima Beads, then amethyst and tektite.

    And don’t worry I took the pictures with my phone this time so it may not be your monitor. ;)

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

    Ohhhhh, Vee! More beautiful purples! I love this design! You’re right –this does look softer than with the silver. Love your addition of the tektite pieces to your design — great idea! :D

  6. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Thanks Lynn!! :D

    I’m almost glad the silver rusted, I think it was plated or pewter lol I think it looks better with the amethyst rice beads. :)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Nice!

  8. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Such a pretty necklace, Vee! :)

  9. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Thanks Alice and Sunny!! :D

  10. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    I think this is a really fun combination.Sugilite is an interesting stone,and it’s lovely with the Amethyst. Oh..and gotta LOVE the magnetic clasp! ;)

  11. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Thanks Nancy! I agree sugilite is a very interesting stone, one of my favorite purple stones next to amethyst and charoite. Oh and yes I love magnets and magnetic clasps! :D

  12. LizaDee - Bobbie
    LizaDee - Bobbie says:

    Love the colors!!! (my personal favorites used beautifully!)

  13. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Thanks so much, Liza!! Purple is my favorite color and these are some of my favorite stones too! :D

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