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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 »

  • sweetjane
    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “It's funny because when I type my son's name it always changes it to "sidenote" or…” read »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Fall Tones”:
    “Thank You ladies!…” read »

  • Harmony on Strings
    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 »

  • kye
    kye on “Fall?”:
    “You make the neatest bracelets. Wonderful work!…” read »

  • Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy on “Fall?”:
    “Very, very pretty. So talented.…” read »

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    R Fulton on “Summer sand dollar”:
    “Thanks so much for all the compliments!!…” read »

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    S Katoll on “I took a Class”:
    “It's a wonderful piece, and the wireweaving is amazing! I'm sure it represents a great…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall Tones”:
    “A really pretty piece. Great colors, great components, what can I say? When you're good, you're…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “LOL LOVE, LOVE Your pictures, your necklace, and I want Your caterpillar friend for my next…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Fall Tones”:
    “Mahala, Your pictures are just so perfect. They highlight your necklace perfectly. Plus, your necklace has…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “I took a Class”:
    “This necklace looks very complex for a beginner. But, you did a great job for the…” read »

  • Poms Forever aka Donna
    Poms Forever aka Donna on “Gifted”:
    “Pam is right! The necklace has a great ethnic vibe! The wood beads are highlighted by…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Wow, how beautiful! Great selection of stones. The colors are wonderful, and the caterpillar lends such…” read »

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    S Katoll on “Fall?”:
    “I love the flower, and agree with Gail that it looks like a C Koop piece.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Tiger Eye”:
    “This is really beautiful. I love the tiger eye and the wonderful copper wirework. That tassle…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Gifted”:
    “Another oh, woooow piece!! I like the chartreuse (maybe yellow) with the wood. This…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “I took a Class”:
    “Oh woooow! This is so very pretty and looks so complicated for a group of…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “I took a Class”:
    “That musta been some class! Wow! I think your wirework is so exciting and beautiful!! It…” read »

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    Idania F on “Nature's Treasures”:
    “Gorgeous…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Fall Tones”:
    “Another terrific piece! I did miss seeing your little friend. The bail design is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Haha, yes, he matches.…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “This is absolutely gorgeous, even your little friend blends in nicely with the necklace. Is…” read »

  • Mahala RockChick
    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
    “Oh wow, that must have been my phone trying and failing to auto correct! It's citrine.…” read »

Snow Crocus


About this design:

I also made a PC bracelet bar and beads in grey and white, this is a finished piece.

Components:

Shell pearls, Freshwater pearls, Rock Crystal, waxed linen all Lima Beads. Handmade PC focal and beads, handmade copper clasp. African recycled glass flowers from my stash.

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    oooo..so very nice! Love the white topped w/ ice blue for this time of year. Very nice work!

  2. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Absolutly gorgeous. Your jewelry is always so incredible! Love!

  3. Laud
    Laud says:

    Beautiful. You had me with only the focal, then I saw the little patch of flowers. *falls over* Love it!

  4. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    WOW!! Gorgeous, Asia!! Love the colors of the flower bunch, and the extra long dangle ones and such a beautiful touch! Your focal is awesome!!

  5. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Gorgeous! I love all the textures and movement! =^___^=

  6. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Love the colors and the PC focal. Very lovely.

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

    Beautiful – I love everything you make – almost reminds me of a bridal bouquet!

  8. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Gorgeous design, Asia! I love the bracelet bar!!!!!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Gorgeous, Asia!
    Your choice of subtle colors to compliment your focal is divine!

  10. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful, Asia! Love the focal and all the elements you put with it!

  11. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Asia, how do you get the white to show through?

  12. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Awesome! Love the rock crystal giving it an icy feel while the flowers hint at spring. The focal is fabulous!

  13. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you so much everyone :D

  14. Asia
    Asia says:

    Del, the whole thing is painted in acrylic, then sanded and the paint stays only in the grooves :D

  15. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful and interesting, Asia :)

  16. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Another beautiful piece. You put so much emotion into your work,and it shows. All the little details are so thoughtful.Love the rock Crystal!

  17. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Wonderful!

  18. Janet B
    Janet B says:

    Stunning and unique…as usual!

  19. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    So lovely…

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    Just amazing! It is soo pretty and well combined!

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