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Adriatic Waters


About this design:

Colors of Adriatic Sea...

Components:

Toho (LB), Miyuki seed beads. Lucite bell flowers (LB) instead of cones, silver plated chain and toggles

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  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Love your use of the Lucite flowers instead of cones! Another one of my favorites of yours :) The use of the long mags. integrated all the way up the design is very pretty.

  2. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Love the colors and the use of the lucite flowers…great design!

  3. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Lois :) I was thinking for a long time that glass cones would be awesome but… and then I decided to try Lucite: bingo! ;) ;)

  4. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You, Need4Beadz :)

  5. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Oh yeah..what Lois said!! Gorgeous. :)

  6. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Nancy :)

  7. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Wow! This is a stunner

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Julia every time I think your kumihimo cant get any more beautiful you come up with some new twist. Those lucite flowers as cones are just unbelievable and the colors and mix of beads here….outstanding!!

  9. Asia
    Asia says:

    Wow, Julia this is an amazing piece :D

  10. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    This one is just gorgeous, Julia! The lucite flowers as cones are perfect!

  11. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Deb,Asia and Sue :) :)

  12. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    The color mix of these beads is fantastic! Gorgeous Julia!

  13. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I agree with everyone! WOW!

  14. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank you, Wanda and Becky :)

  15. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    So unique…I never would have thought of adding the resin flowers. Great!

  16. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You!
    Well… they look like matte glass, they are acrylic and I paint with acrylic so I feel”related”… kind off….lol

  17. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Gorgeous! As usual, Julia!!

  18. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You, Maria :)

  19. chicky zee
    chicky zee says:

    Beautiful this one is a fave!j

  20. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You :) :)

  21. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Gone… Sold it :)

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