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Parade of Colors


About this design:

I had made a bunch of PC beads with the intention of putting them in a bracelet, but once I got started, I just knew this was going to be a necklace! I don't have a clasp on yet, as I didn't realize I was out of cord ends!! LOL

Components:

Handmade and painted PC beads, blue ceramic saucers, 8mm lime green and turquoise glass beads, 4mm orange and green acrylic beads, and 1mm leather cord.

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  1. beadinggma
    beadinggma says:

    Yowza your beads are fantastic, love them. Necklace is fab. I look forward to see the clasp you choose.

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I’m loving your pc beads! This is one great necklace. (I recognize the ceramic saucers!)

  3. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Instant happiness! Love the beads you made and the pattern with all of the different kinds of beads. Your necklace makes me smile. :)

  4. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Thank you beadinggma, Deb and Chick! I have another batch of beads waiting to be painted!
    DEB–I figured you’d recognize those saucers! LOLOL

  5. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I love this necklace especially knowing you’ve made the beads but even if you hadn’t I’d still love it.

  6. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    You MADE those beads?? Wow, wow, wow! I just love the colors and patterns! Totally love the necklace!
    What color clay did you start with? How the heck do you make saucers??

  7. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Too cool! I love all the colors! What kinda paint did you use?

  8. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    White PC clay, and I didnt make the ceramic saucers!

  9. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Beautiful! Your work is an inspiration to us all.I so agree with Little Round Chick,who wrote,”instant happiness.” My inititial reaction was wow,how colorful and happy. I especially like the fact that the colors are bright,but not overpowering.

  10. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Thank so much Nancy….you made my day!

  11. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    This is such a colorful fun piece, and your beads just make it! Great job!

  12. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This is so wonderful! Love all your beads, and they fit right in perfectly with this fun piece!

  13. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Somehow I missed the word “ceramic”. Regardless, I just love this piece!

  14. Asia
    Asia says:

    LOVE, LOVE your beads and you made a fantastic necklace with them :D

  15. Laud
    Laud says:

    I loved the picture without knowing you made the beads. Wow. Just WOW.

  16. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love the beads and the end result! How well do the PC beads hold up in bracelets that might get bonked around?

  17. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Becky…the ones I wear seem to do well–but then, I am not rough on my jewelry! I think if you use the colored PC clay they would be fine. I paint mine, because the colors I prefer aren’t offered in the colored clay. So I buy either white, brown or black clay and paint it the colors I want–then I give them 2 coats of sealer.

  18. 3peepers
    3peepers says:

    Love these beads! So colorful! :)

  19. 3peepers
    3peepers says:

    and the necklace…sheesh…Love the beads and the necklace too! Can’t complete that thought process!lol ;)

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