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My First LB Post


About this design:

Well I'm pretty new to LB. I found the site about a month ago when I noticed the awesome selection of designer czech glass for sale at really reasonable prices. Of corse immediately I was hooked and now this week I've just received my third batch order and not only are the beads more lovely and delicious in person, but the little things like the personalized thank you note, the organized packaging and even the sweet surprise of a twizer candy that makes me say 'You got another definite return customer here, LB!'
So, anyway, being a relatively new beader (always had artistic juices, and have been playing around with making clothes an jewelry as long as I can remember, but only started beading religiously about a year ago) I don't have too many beading friends or anything yet, So I thought I'd share a necklace I'd made to hopefully enter what seems like a pretty open and fun beading society. It's nothing like some of the incredible works of art I see on here on a daily basis, but it's something I think works and if nothing else Is something I like to wear. Any comments are appreciated! :)

Components:

Czech horse eyes and rondelles from LB, turquoise pendant from Walmart, silver rose charms from eBay, chain, seed beads and findings from my own big old mess of a stash :P

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  1. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Welcome to LB! I really like your design. The artistic use of so many components just keeps the eye looking to see each part. Have fun with LB and keep your eye out for the Easter Egg hunt coming up. It’s so much fun.

  2. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Love the balance of your design, Jet ! Welcome to the LB site – - there are a lot of friendly people who visit here. Think your design is definitely “good enough” to post – - many of my designs are pretty simple compared with some of the complex creations posted here. But it’s nice to see everyone’s “stuff” and your photo is lovely, too !

  3. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Love unusual design of your necklace. I’d like to see a photo of some one wearing it. I think it would show the design even better. :)

    How about “Welcome” one more time! Glad you are here to share with us. I’ve been a looooooog time customer of LB and think they are the BEST. :D

  4. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Hiya Jet!
    Love the design! It looks like something I’d like to wear too! Would like a closer pic of the beads…can’t really appreciate the colors. Jewelry is soooo hard to take pictures of! *sigh*

  5. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    Well, welcome Jet; now – I’ve got to know – WHAT does ‘Jet’ stand for? If it’s no ones business that’s fine; can’t hurt to ask.
    I like your necklace. I’d like to see it ‘modeled’ or laid out on a table, too. I don’t know if you’ve noticed a couple of my pics – I ‘modeled’ them by facing a mirror. I’ve thought about asking my husband to be a model, but – I do want to stay married – LOL. And he’s a GOOD photographer, but not when he’s not interested in the subject.

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Very interesting design, keep them coming, LB is the best place to shop and to share designs :D

  7. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    Hi Jet, Welcome to LB! This is the most fantastic bead site ever! Other ones might be bigger, but they don’t compare to LB. The personal service you get here is so awesome. The community is one big family. I’ve been here for over 4 years and loved every minute of it! Oh – and I love the Bohemian feel of your necklace!

  8. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    What an awesome necklace. Its something I’d wear also. And a big WELCOME to the LB community. Everyone is very friendly and have a lot of fun too. You can learn from many here when you try a new technique and run into problems. Looking forward to more from you Jet!

  9. Jet
    Jet says:

    Thank you all so much for the lovely and welcoming comments! I did try to take some pictures of the necklace on me, but they were unclear and of corse I couldn’t get a good shot when I couldn’t see where I was aiming. The mirror idea is good, but I think I will wait until morning so I can use some good natural lighting too. But thank you all for the kind words! I think I will find a good spot here on LB. I think ill post a few more pieces I’m a little proud of real soon! Oh and, about the name. My real name is Jannelle. The nickname Jet has been something I’ve carried since I was a pre-teen. As a kid some other kids called me Jay, and then Jay Jay, and also Jay Jay the Jet Plane, but unrelated, as a teenager some friends came up with “jet black” from my long black hair. So, it’s kind of a nickname I acquired in two ways and is something I’m still called by a lot of people. So hope that answers that. :) hope to talk more with all of you soon!

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