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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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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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 »

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    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 »

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

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

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    “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 »

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

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    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 »

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    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 »

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    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 »

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

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    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 »

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

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    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 »

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    Mahala RockChick on “Here Comes The Sun”:
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Crackle & Company


About this design:

I haven't been on LB lately, had a couple of custom orders, and of course I can't just make a few beads I had to make a 100 mainly in the crackle technique that takes a while to do because of the multiple layers and I also tried my hand at making my own stamps and molds in order to make my pieces more unique, it is harder then it looks, but I finished one that I'm happy with.

Components:

Polymer clay, Acrylic paint, Crackle medium, Sealer

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. BeadlingatMonsterPajamas
    BeadlingatMonsterPajamas says:

    Saw these in your store yesterday, and I love them all. I really love the effects you got blending colors, especially the butterfly. Really makes them all so unique.

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    JustImagine - Val says:

    Asia, what is the web address of your store? Love all of these pretties you are making.

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you so much, Val I’m on Etsy :https://www.etsy.com/shop/WinterBirdStudio?ref=si_shop

  4. CAS
    CAS says:

    EGADS!!!!! Asia, these are stunning … stunning … STUNNING!!!!!! I don’t know which I like best, they are all so beautiful. I guess I have to give them a seven-fold ooooohhhhhh … aaaaahhhhh for sure. :D

  5. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    Asia …… you are getting better and better everyday. Yikes. I tried some PC baking the other day and will enhance the piece later today if I have time. But you are the….master baker!!!!!!

  6. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Think you have found your real niche, Asia – - your jewelry is great, but you have become a true genius with the PC ! Love all of these, but especially the first butterfly – - -

  7. ErinM31
    ErinM31 says:

    These are gorgeous! Wonderful colors and designs! I especially love the butterfly you’ve featured at the top! :D

  8. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    These are stunning! Love the colors and finishes on them. The time and effort you’ve put into your work has really paid off in some amazing beads.

  9. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Wow! Asia, you have a great eye for color. These are all just great. I’ve not visited the gallery in several months so I haven’t had a chance to keep up with your progress. I must say it is impressive! :)

  10. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Oh Asia…these are outstanding! I love them all. Great PC work!

  11. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    I went to your etsy shop, loved every thing! You go girl!

  12. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Beautifully crafted beads! Way to go Asia!

  13. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    These are amazing Asia, your PC work is fantastic as always!

  14. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you so much everyone, you are just too good to me :D

  15. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    These are so beautiful. I love them all.

  16. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Gorgeous! I always love seeing the new beads you’ve created. Keep it up! =^___^=

  17. BellaRose
    BellaRose says:

    Love your beads! Will have to check out your Etsy store!

    :)

  18. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    I’m loving them all but particularly the purple ones. I can see those in my stash soon! ;)

  19. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you again girls, I’m working on a totally new technique right now and let me tell you it is harder then I thought, I spent a whole weekend wasting clay , but I’m determined to learn because the results are amazing :D

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