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By the Sea

About this design:

My weekend off, the weather here in Alberta in high -30, what a better way of spending this time then beading and hoping for better temperatures.


Agate, Sunstone, Seashore Glass lampwork bead, patinated African brass bead all from Lima. PC shell focal, painted in multiple layers and disstressed handmade copper clasp and headpins.

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  1. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    You did a wonderful job on that PC focal. It really does look like the real thing.

  2. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    Agreed– the focal is very natural-looking. You always make nice pieces.

  3. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    What a great PC focal….love the whole design!

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Oh My Gosh Asia!!! This has to be just about my favorite thing that you’ve ever made. My favorite colors, my favorite theme, my.favorite style…how could I not love it?? Fantastic job on the PC shell!! I thought it was real.

  5. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    This looks like it came from the sea, Asia – - what a fabulous design and totally organic look.

  6. A Little Pizzaz aka Judy
    A Little Pizzaz aka Judy says:

    Indeed – the sea – it’s gorgeous!

  7. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Makes me long for summer! (So does this frigid weather) Beautiful beachy piece, Asia. What are the white-ish nugget beads? They look like beach pebbles!

  8. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Fabulous job with your pc focal, Asia! Love all the stones and color!

  9. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Fabulous piece, Asia! Love your work on that focal!
    Keep warm!

  10. pearlsandme aka Monica
    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Amazing focal, and I love the clasp!

  11. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you so much. Gail, the beads are Sunstone from Lima that I got a while back, they are very light in color, but I got them cheep at BGBM :D

  12. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Wow.What a treasure!

  13. Jmc
    Jmc says:

    Love the bracelet.

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