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About this design:

Playing more with PC.

Components:

Tektite, Coral both from Lima Beads. Czech glass beads and Javanese lampwork beads from my stash. Handmade copper clasp and headpins.

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  1. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    THIS IS GORGEOUS! LOVE THE COLORS! :D Asia, WOW, these are fabulous! I just ordered some tektite… I can’t wait to try them out! I never knew what they were until the other day….these are AWESOME. :D

  2. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Wow..how original is this? I’ve never heard of Tektie before tonight. How interesting. Your wire work is outstanding, It looks like ball head pins upside down? Very creative and gorgeous to look at. It looks like an ancient work of art. Is that what you were going for? Fabuous!
    How lucky were you to have those lampworks in your stash?

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    CAN I TYPE IN ALL CAPS? CUZ THIS IS INCREDIBLE!!!!

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    P.S. I just totally LOVE your little headpins!! What a great design! :)

  5. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Wow, what an awesome piece. Asia you have really outdone yourself.

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you so much, LOL Becky, Jess you are going to love tektite it has great texture and it is lightweight :D

  7. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    I love that focal piece and the way you used those headpins! Fabulous

  8. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Nancy, I didnt know what it was till the other day. Lima has some on clearance. It is quite fascinating if you wanna read about it, here is a link. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tektite

  9. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Asia I cant wait to get it! You always have the coolest beads! I love them!

  10. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    I don’t know what to say Asia, but WOW!! You have outdone yourself again :)

  11. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Very pretty and so creative!

  12. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    Ditto all the above. Love it.

  13. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Oh I love tektite and this is a great way to showcase it. Blends beautifully with the red. Love the balled coils. I must get a torch.

  14. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oh my goodness! LOVE the pod!! The little downward ball pins are the icing on the cake!! Fantastic colors too. Another piece of art!

  15. Beadling
    Beadling says:

    Absolutly stunning! Beautiful work!

  16. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Wow, Asia! Your creativity is stunning! Love the colors; design; everything! Kudos to you!!

  17. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very nice, and very unique pendant.

  18. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you so much everyone, had a great time with this one, not like the project that I have on my table right now that involves knotting, I’m stubborn , but after a day from hell I might abandon it. Jess, you have some great beads too and actually you beat me to a set from Leese, had the orange red beads in my cart and waiting for her to post something else so I can justify shipping and waited for to long ;) :D

  19. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Asia, I am soooo sorry ;) those beads are absolutely gorgeous in person and her prices are really great too. Great minds think alike! :D You could get her to make you another set…she is working on a special set for me right now based on her machu picchu peru series. I so love her beads but they do tend to sell out rather quickly.

  20. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Ok, ladies, spill–who is Leese? and where is her shop?

  21. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Art Glass by Leese? I found that.

  22. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Yes that is her! She has quite an assortment of beads but they sell out fairly quickly. :) )

  23. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    I agree with Gail def a work of art. I love the pod too ;)

  24. Asia
    Asia says:

    Yes Becky you got it, have to wait with an order I just bought a whole bunch of ethnic beads and the January sale at Lima, I’m going over my monthly budget, HELP !!! ;)

  25. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love this design, Asia! I will have to take a look at the Tektite. AND Leese! Love your PC beads. I must try it very soon!

  26. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Thank you ladies for making me a bit poorer! ;) . I had to look up Leese and I love her beads and must order pronto :)

  27. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wow Asia, this is fantastic! Your PC pendant and handmade headpins and clasp top it all off!

  28. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    The beads are great…. but I LOVE how you used the ball-ended wire…. looks like stamens.

  29. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Something ate my.comment!!! This is just an amazing necklace Asia. I.cannot get.over the focal you made. Just beautiful with all the tendrils and markings

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