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    S KatollakaSue on “Owl's Nest”:
    “It's a really beautiful piece. Love the colors and components, and am severely envious of your…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love that owl bar too! The beads you put with it are perfect!…” read »

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    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks kye! I found a site that sells Mag-Lok clasps for 1.99 and they…” read »

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    Annabel on “Owl's Nest”:
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    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
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    Moogie on “Owl's Nest”:
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    Maggies Mom on “Owl's Nest”:
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  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Owl's Nest”:
    “So cute. Beads are also pefect compliment to the bar. I love your chain and jump…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Owl's Nest”:
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  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Owl's Nest”:
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    Sophiebug on “All wrapped up...”:
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    Sophiebug on “Celestial Connection”:
    “This has an "other-worldly" look. The colors and balance are perfect. And the focal! Really beautiful.…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Earthy Mix”:
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    “Wow! This is so amazing! I never would have thought of putting all this together but…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The beads look fabulous with your pendent! I know how difficult it can be to take…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Gorgeous pendant - what a wonderful job you have made with it. The filigree echoes…” read »

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    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Just gorgeous Moogie. Such a rich looking set. There is so much to look…” read »

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    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
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    kye on “Earthy Mix”:
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    Annabel on “Earthy Mix”:
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    beadinggma on “Earthy Mix”:
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    Fresh Baked on “Earthy Mix”:
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    Fresh Baked on “Celestial Connection”:
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seed bead series part 3


About this design:

Just finished a couple more pieces and wanted to share.

Components:

1) Green Girl seaweed link, 8/0 transparent rainbow frosted teal seeds, transparent rainbow frosted dark peridot seeds, transparent frosted teal seeds, teeny tiny teal and 6/0 jade seeds from tatsu mix, Tierracast gunmetal rondelles, gunmetal findings all from LB, amazonite chips from stash. 2) Vintaj dragonfly pendant, canadian jade rectangles, matte mauve mocha magatama and 8/0 seeds, 11/0 gold lustered dark topaz seeds, 8/0 transparent frosted olivine seeds, Tierracast brass heishi, brass findings all from LB.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    These are fabulous, Jolene – - would be hard pressed to pick one over the other. Very much like the chips separated by seed beads (something that has been on my “to try” list for a while) and also really like the magmatas again. You have achieved a nice sense of proportion with these !

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    JC Hamm says:

    Ditto, both of your pieces are beautiful.I’m really drawn to the Dragon Fly design.Well done , going into my faves!!
    :)

  3. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    So pretty! The dragonfly is my favorite!

  4. Laud
    Laud says:

    I like the feeling of water in the mermaid piece, and the cool beadwork in the dragonfly. Both pieces are so attractive, it is hard to pick a favorite.

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Jolene, these are very cute!!! You have succeeded in getting me off my butt to make something similar. I have pendants to use and this weekend I found the coolest magatamas at my LBS. They are multi iris matte. LB doesn’t have them (yet???—Kate, Ali??). stay tuned and THANKS for the inspiration! You rock, Jolene!!

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Jolene, I like them all, thank you for the inspiration :D

  7. Frida
    Frida says:

    These two are fabulous, Jolene :D

  8. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Love them both, but I’m partial to the mermaid. The ocean just calls me and you captured that beautifully.

  9. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Thanks everyone!
    Becky, I hope you will share. Really want to see those magatamas. :)

  10. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Jolene! WOW! I am so in love with the purple and dragonfly. I’m going to have to get som magatamas too! :)

  11. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I’m so impressed with all these you have shared this weekend. These 2 are both beautiful but I really love the mermaid.

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    Ed C says:

    Both are very nice!

  13. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Thank you Julie, Deb & Ed!

  14. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Beautifully done! Love the mermaid one!

  15. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    GORGEOUS!

  16. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    Very impressive!!!

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