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Peruvian Treasure

About this design:

Wanted to try the irish waxed linen I have bought from lima. A thing I notised and actualy thought about bf starting was that I should have washed the beads. I didn't I was to impatient... But next time I will because dirt gets stucked in the wax. Now I washed this after it was done.
However I love the peruvian opals and the czeck opals and troubled water rondels and and... The troubled waters rondels contains flashes of purple so I put a amethyst as a dangle in the end. I wanted to have some gunmetal spacers but I had no that fits the design and I didn't have a vintaj natural brass clasp to go with the design, so it become like this. Why is it that on always miss something in ones stach?? Don't understand that.


Czeck, Peruvian Blue Opal, Green Aventurine, Amethyst, Lava Rock, Shell Pearls, Vintaj spacers, Gunmetal Lobsters, Irish waxed linen Sage. Everything but the amethyst and lava rock are fro Lima.

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  1. Laud
    Laud says:

    Love the colors, and that’s a great way to use the big Czech squares, which are sometimes too much for a necklace. Good job!

  2. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Wow Frida! This is so pretty! Wonderful composition. I’m going to have to try the waxed linen, too!

  3. PPR
    PPR says:

    Frida: I agree with Laud and Elis Mom. Nicely done!

  4. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Great piece Asia! I agree with you. The piece sort of “grows” and becomes it’s own as you work with it. I like the addition of the little amethyst bauble at the toggle.

    I like the Irish waxed linen. I have a couple more pieces in mind. I am in love with the cute little dangles. It’s an interesting change in style. Fun and whimsical, but still polished and appropriate.

  5. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    So sorry Frida… I know it’s you!!!
    Too many calories this weekend and it’s affecting my brain as well as my middle.

  6. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Very beautiful. I can tell that you gave this a lot of thought. The beads compliment one other so well. I love Peruvian Opals.

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    JC Hamm says:

    Very beautiful,I love everything about this piece.I can see wearing it with everything. :)

  8. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is a beautiful piece, Frida! Love the colors and the design! A fave!

  9. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Frida, your piece is absolutely perfect and beautiful. Are the little beads Czech Saturn beads? I love those little beads! I think I’ll try the Irish linen too. You have inspired me!Thanks!

  10. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Thank you so much :D

    Robin, the small pointy beads are vintaj natural brass, if it was them you thought about? :)

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    Great design Frida,I need to use that linen too, at least give it a try, as I am terrible with any kind of treads.Love the colors :D

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Beautiful design, Frida! I totally understand about that one missing piece in the stash! My husband, however does not understand when I buy things just in case. :) You HAVE to have it on hand!! :) I would not have even thought you were intending something different if you hadn’t told us, though. This is FABULOUS as is!!

  13. Batticat
    Batticat says:

    I love your bracelet, Frida! I haven’t had time to check out the latest jewelry pieces until today, and this one really caught my eye. The colors, variety of shape and size, really beautiful. I have always wanted to try something with the linen cord , but hadn’t thought of a bracelet! Thanks for sharing.

  14. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Love this combination of beads, Frida! Beautiful design. :)

  15. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Fabulous design, Frida, and I love your story about being too impatient. You also perfectly described how even the largest stash never has exactly what you need – - -

  16. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Thank you :D

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