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About this design:

I finished playing with the rest of the tubes. I think that will be it for a while. One of the necklaces is made with round tubes and the others are squares. The light blue sodalite has steel beads between the tubes. Where, you ask, did I get the steel beads? They were cut from ball chain!
All of my silver beads were the wrong size so I just snipped what I wanted off two sizes of ball chain. (tee hee)

Components:

sodalite and red agate square tubes, mookait round tubes, brass spacers and clasps, silver filled trigger clasp, brass and silver jump rings

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  1. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    Love all of them. What a clever one you are…then you had to be to teach kindergarten.

  2. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    All very nice,LRC! Of course,I’m especially fond of the Agate,with it’s wonderful orangy glow!! Yum yummy yum! ;)

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love them all! I am especially enamored of the sodalite version!

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    JC Hamm says:

    They are all gorgeous, I would have a hard time trying to make a choice! So I guess i would take them all. :)

  5. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    I like the sodalite, too! An under valued stone for sure. Thanks for the inspiration!

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love them all, thanks to you I have some tubes in my bag :)

  7. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I love all of these, Nancy — great colors & fab designs! Clever use of the ball chain, too! :D

  8. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks Everyone. I just might have to go on another tube marathon…..some day. There is a great variety of them so I can’t ignore the ones I haven’t worked with. :D

  9. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    I love all your tube designs. But the orange agate is definitely my favorite.

  10. Valley Girl
    Valley Girl says:

    My fav is the second earthy pinkish one. Nice work! I would wear all of them.

  11. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Very nice,indeed! The orange gets my top vote!!

  12. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Such wonderful necklaces, Nancy. The design patterns remind me of a beautifully colored Morse code. And I love how you’ve used ball chain bits.
    How clever of you to even think of cutting these apart!

  13. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Thanks for all of the nice comments. It is a real boost to get the day started this way. :)

    Lynda, I spent several years teaching art at a small private school. My budget was very limited so I learned to look at things from a totally different perspective. My motto was: I’ve done so much for so long with so little now I can do anything with nothing. Everything is fair game! :D

  14. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    They are all lovely but I love the mookaite best.

  15. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    They are wonderful :D

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