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Moss on the Rocks


About this design:

I was just trying out a few ideas and components.

Components:

Prehnite, 2mm leather, 2-holed seed beads, waxed linen, pewter button--all but the prehnite is from LB.

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  1. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wow Becky, this is super cool! How did you attach the prehnite? Did you wrap the leather first then come back and attach the knotted strands of prehnite? In your famous words.. “I’m so gonna steal this!” ;)

  2. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Love your experiment, Becky ! Like Angela, I keep looking at this and trying how to figure out how you did it – - could you share some instructions ?? This is totally intriguing and very classy, too !

  3. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Love it!

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    :) I will do another one and try to take pics for instructions as I go. Fair enough? It took me 3 tries and some wasted linen but I do like the method and it isn’t that hard. Then steal away! :)

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I knotted the strands of prehnite first–all as one piece with a fold at half. Then I wrapped the leather but I wrapped around the prehnite as I went for a uniform and stronger attachment. I will show you. :)

  6. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Wow wow wow…love it and I cant figure it out either!! Such a cool design and color though!!

  7. Laud
    Laud says:

    Strong and yet beautiful. Those are gorgeous stones, and I love the clasp, too. Like the others, your construction method eludes me, but I like that fact–I keep coming back to study some more.

  8. Ams
    Ams says:

    Outstanding!!

  9. perlym
    perlym says:

    looking forward to instructions. Some of us are not as creative as you so need any help we can get. great intriging piece.

  10. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Yes, please give us instuctions! I think I get it now after looking closer at the last picture and your explanation. But I still would like to see the process. Thanks! :)

  11. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Becky..this is beautiful work! The stones are so calming and smooth. Fannnnnn-tastic!

  12. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    So cool! Love it!!!

  13. Asia
    Asia says:

    Fantastic idea and a lot of work, perfect colors too :D

  14. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Thank you all!! You made my day! :)

  15. T Paul
    T Paul says:

    Gorgeous!! I love the unique design :)

  16. jade
    jade says:

    Wow! This looks so mature and elegant but fun!

  17. franny
    franny says:

    in awe of your intricate workings, Becky!….& love the colour combo & metal button & your setting(silvered timber & nice geranium!)…are the two-holed seed beads decorative or functional?

  18. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Totally cool and awesome! Love that it has both leather and linen!!

  19. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    franny~ superduo seed beads are both–they hold the waxed linen taut and in place while you braid and initially I added them for looks. :)

  20. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely!

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    BeadWitchedSara D says:

    This is another design I am drooling over!!! PLease . . . I would love to see a tutorial on this too. Impressive job on this.

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