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Spring thaw


About this design:

I fell in love with the picasso hybrid mix from LB and as soon as I got them, I knew they were destined for this piece.

Components:

Toho picasso hybrid mix 2, one-g thread, czech fire polished round 3mm,all from LB. Two magnetic clasps

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    I love those beads as well and this looks tremendous. Wonderful.

  2. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    I love this and those beads too! Gorgeous piece!

  3. Beading Hippie  Shawn
    Beading Hippie Shawn says:

    wow! I really like this. The bead color and your work are wonderful! *S*

  4. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Thanks so much ladies!

  5. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    Precise work! Beautiful!

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

    I love this bracelet – colors are wonderful!

  7. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    I like this work! :)

  8. Laud
    Laud says:

    Beautiful colors!

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    pearlsandme aka Monica says:

    I love Toho beads too, especially the multicolored types — but never would my patience last for a piece like this! Amazing!

  10. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Thank you all for the kind words :)

  11. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Wow! This is so cool! Not only do I love the colors but the texture is awesome!

  12. JC Hamm
    JC Hamm says:

    This is gorgeous, and the beads are wow!!! Fantastic work!!!!!!! :)

  13. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Thanks ladies!

  14. Asia
    Asia says:

    The beads are beautiful, the design even more :D

  15. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Gorgeous work! I like the Picasso beads because they look a bit mysterious,like old stones. I think the magnetic clasps are really pretty as well.

  16. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Thank you all so much! :)

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    Serena D says:

    I Absolutely Love It! Is that a double row of herringbone stitch on the sides? I would love to try and make one similar to it if that’s OK with you? Again I think it’s just wonderful.

  18. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Yes serena! Its two pieces of four bead herringbone. Then I stitched the czech glass beads in between them. This is the second one I’ve made. Id love to see how yours turns out, and let me know if you need any more pointers
    Thank you so much for your comment :)

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