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Peridot Pleasure


About this design:

Peridot magatama beads :)

Also bumble bee on my blosomming nandina ;)

Components:

Toho tiny magatama seed beads ( LimaBeads), hemp cord (Lima Beads), Miyuki Fringe drops (matte). Two faceted rondelles of bloodstone from long ago( Lima Beads), antique brass findings.

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    OH MY GOSH!!! This might be the best one yet. Love the green, love the brass, love the leaves, love the beads on the ends!!!!! GORGEOUS!!!!

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Love.the bee!

  3. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    Those brass leaves really add depth to the green apple color of those seed beads.

  4. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    This is stunning! I think its your best one yet. I just love the color, and the leaf clasps are gorgeous! I planted a nandina this spring…I just love it and your pics of the bee are great!

  5. beadinggma
    beadinggma says:

    This is the best, love the greens, love the brass, clasp all works beautifully.

  6. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You, Chickies!!! very much :)

  7. Laud
    Laud says:

    Soothing, sophisticated–and I love the leaf findings. Great job!

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    I agree with every one, this is the best one and brass is really complimenting the greens :D

  9. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You, Laud and Asia :)

  10. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Ohhh..I can just feel green grass under my feet,and smell the air. That’s they way these creations epak to me. So pretty!
    I love the little bee,too. They’re the only bees I’m not afraid of,because they’re “furry and fat.”
    I could watch them for hours. LOL ;)

  11. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Nancy, thank You! :)

    Bumble bees do not sting but, even though they do pollinate, they do not produce honey :( … I love honey! But, I am allergic to a regular bee and wasp stings…

  12. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the greens in this. Just beautiful!

  13. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great color and design! Perfect for an August birthday gift. :D

  14. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you Wanda and Nancy :)
    And… it is going to be a part of a birthday gift for my daughter in law :)

  15. chicky zee
    chicky zee says:

    This beautiful Julia as always!

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