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    Tana R on “Gifted”:
    “I looked at the time on my message, it's not really 2:46 am! It's still the…” read »

  • Tana R
    Tana R on “Gifted”:
    “Very groovy, Annie! I have to ask, is it choker style? I imagined campfire and guitar…” read »

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    wellsdalakaJulie on “River Stones”:
    “This looks so peaceful and lovely, with all the elements in perfect balance.…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “River Stones”:
    “The stones are gorgeous whatever name they go by! I like your choice of smokey quartz…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Thank you LRC! I am anxious to try out your instructions. They are…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “River Stones”:
    “Yes, I believe it is the same stone, just a different name.…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Circles with a Sharpie”:
    “Well rats! I goofed setting this whole thing up. That's what happens when you…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “River Stones”:
    “Love the soft muted colors! It looks like the pendant and the Wild Horse Jasper…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Wow! This is wonderful. Love these necklaces and tiger eye is a favourite of…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall?”:
    “I too love the bracelets you keep coming up with - you definitely have a wonderful…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “I love the soft muted colours - so serene and relaxing. Beautiful design!…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “I took a Class”:
    “Amazing! Can't believe this is your first time weaving! I am very impressed!…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Fall Tones”:
    “I love this colour mixture and the design is so appealing - very nice.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Ooooh - this is so cool and I love it all especially the turtles. :) …” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “River Stones”:
    “This is gorgeous - love the stones - love the design. Fantastic!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Beautiful Gail! I agree the turtles are such a cute addition.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Gifted”:
    “Thank you - still lots of wood beads left to play with.…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “I took a Class”:
    “Thanks ladies. It was fun, but intense. Kept repeating the mantra: single up…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Gorgeous stone combo! And what a cute 'lil furry critter!…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Turtle Beach”:
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    puppychick labratbecky on “Fall?”:
    “Yummy components and beads! I love your style and aesthetic!!!!!!!…” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “I took a Class”:
    “Love the weaving! Must have been a blast! :) …” read »

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    puppychick labratbecky on “Turtle Beach”:
    “IMHO more is more! I love it either way but I am partial to extra details…” read »

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    sweetjane on “Fall?”:
    “Thanks to everyone for their lovely comments! This was certainly fun to make!…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “* would look GREAT with *…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Gifted”:
    “I love it! Very earthy and ethnic. It would look with a off-white flowing sun dress…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Turtle Beach”:
    “Glad to know I'm not the only one who fiddles. Great design. Love the soft…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Gifted”:
    “I like it too. Definitely has an ethnic vibe. Love wood, love all the components,…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “I took a Class”:
    “Wire weaving? You're a "greenie?" I'd say you are well on your way to being…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Fantastic color, excellent design. Love it! :) …” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Key boards and computers are not trustworthy..... they are electronic devices with minds of their own. Now…” read »

  • Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick on “Fall?”:
    “Ditto to all of the above comments. This is a great way to welcome fall...just…” read »

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    Little Round Chick on “Tiger Eye”:
    “Thanks for all of the compliments everyone. The tiger eye is one of my favorites.…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
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    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
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    Harmony on Strings on “Tiger Eye”:
    “I love copper and you really are the master.…” read »

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    Harmony on Strings on “Gifted”:
    “Very,very nice.…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “I took a Class”:
    “Wow! I agree with Donna, this piece looks very complicated but you certainly did fantastic with…” read »

  • G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail on “Gifted”:
    “Oooooo! Wonderful tribal design!! Love the African clay beads and the wood spacers really set them…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Gifted”:
    “I've never seen such interesting wooden beads, and you've really highlighted them here. The African clay…” read »

Seed Pods


About this design:

More shell chunks and a glorious ceramic pendant by Petra.

Notice the woven seed bead and chain back strand. It's from my trials and errors with previous designs. :)

Components:

Ceramic pendant-Petra of Scorched Earth. Crystals, Vintaj brass chain, parawire, and headpins, Irish waxed linen, seed beads, and shell chunks, all LB!

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the smokey browns with the black and white! That pendant is gorgeous and the little dangles perfect! Love it, Becky!

  2. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Very nice. I love black and white. That pendant is awesome.

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    Janet Miriam says:

    Wow! Love everything! Love the colors, the way you embellished the pendant, mix of materials, the seed beads, etc, etc.!

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    It’s actually the oiled bronze crystals, dark brown not black, and the oxidixed imprint in the pendant is also a very dark brown. But my pics are very dark so I can see why you see black. Thanks for the love!

  5. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Fabulous design, Becky!

  6. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Wow! Love the mix of colors and textures! I wouldn’t have looked at that pendant twice but you’ve made it fabulous! What are those little beads that look half gray and half bronze? They set off the brass wonderfully! Still lusting over those shell chunks too!

  7. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    AWESOME!!! I have overlooked Petra’s multi-loop pendants so many times because I couldn’t envision a way to use them.
    I AM *SO* GOING TO STEAL THIS IDEA!!!!! ;)

  8. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Great design!

  9. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is such an awesome necklace, Becky! I love the design and how you used Petra’s pieces

  10. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    That pendant is gorgeous with all those little danglies!!! Love your seed beed & chain back part (even though I cant figure it out 0_o?) Just a lovely necklace!!

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Thanks so much, you guys!!! What an ego boost. :)

    Gail-those are the cream with bronzed edge seed beads that LB has with special coating treatments,the Hybrid Frosted Light Beige Apollo 8/0.

    Deb, it is really easy. you just put the linen strand through a chain link between seed beads, go back and forth every 10 links or so, then come back the opposite direction through the same links. I think it looks like lace, at least that is what I was trying to make it look like. :)

  12. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    This is so beautiful Becky! I love your woven seed beads through the chain, I’ll have to steal that one. ;)

  13. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    What an awesome work of art. It looks as if you stole it from the neck of a Goddess.
    (Hope ya don’t get a spell put on you). ;)

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