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Peruvian Peach

About this design:

More of my long held stash of beads from Peru. Also another of those $1.00 peach leaf pendants from Wally World. The ribbon is a mix of satin cording & satin ribbon for a tone on tone effect/texture. Something else from the stash/mess. Closure is made by forming a large wrapped loop on one side of bead and making a small beaded toggle.


Peach ceramic leaf pendant. Ceramic beads from Peru. Wood beads. Brown seed beads. Satin ribbon & cording. Antique brass wire. Copper findings.

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Deb, This is soooo pretty. I love it.

  2. Laud
    Laud says:

    Good arrangement! The beads are all interesting, and the way you’ve used the ribbon really works well with the other elements.

  3. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Love those Peruvian beads, Deb – - and the braided cord is just perfect ! A really lovely design – - -

  4. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Love the Peruvian beads, they add so much that makes this necklace extraordinary!

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love the cording on this. Thought it was braided leather at first.
    It’s a perfect compliment to the ethnic beads.

  6. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great design! :)

  7. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you everyone. This started because I was messing with the cord while watching a movie. I had other beads knotted on hemp on this nece. So after playing with the ribbon one of those light bulbs went off.

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Gaaa! Flipping tiny keyboard moved and made me hit the submit button before I was done editing.
    It should say ” I had other beads knotted on hemp with this pendant.”. This is my 3rd necklace with this pendant design BTW. Should have bought that one I saw 2 weeks ago.

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  10. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Very pretty Deb! My Walmart doesn’t have focals like this…darnit! LOL Love the Peruvian beads too!

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love this!! the ribbons are very cool together! I have thought about that but never tried it….yet. :) Have to now! LOVE your homemade clasp. I am beating my head on one right now and if it EVER turns out, I will post it. Yours is perfect!!

  12. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Well beating your head on it wont work Becky. Just use some pliers. I’m going to find the tutorial the link.

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  14. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love this, that braid really adds a nice texture, can’t believe this is a 1.00 find. Becky, what is the problem with that clasp? Just had to pop in here for a second, will spent more time in the evening :D

  15. jade
    jade says:

    Love it…especially the ribbon! It’s so perfect for the season (though I am in denial..)

  16. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Awesome design and color Deb.

    Jade – I’m in denial too ;)

  17. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Its still summer people and will be for another 20 days at least. Here in NC it will be warm until October.

  18. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Deb, love this design! The cording and ribbon are so sweet, and the ceramic beads tie it all in with the pendant. Beautiful!

    It’ll be hot here until the end of October at least, too!

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