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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 »

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    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”:
    “Gorgeous!…” read »

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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”:
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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”:
    “Thank You ladies!…” read »

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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?”:
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Caught in the Net


About this design:

The netting technique looks complicated, but it isn't that difficult. I think it creates an elegant effect, especially with the Bali clasp. Really lucked out on that one--bought it in 2000 before the price of silver went way, way up.

Components:

Seed beads, Bali silver clasp with garnets, antique silver plated beads

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Amazing beadwork, and that clasp is to die for! Love it!

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Just outstanding Laud!! Yes that clasp is gorgeous but your beadwork is just a perfect compliment to it.

  3. SYD Sydney H
    SYD Sydney H says:

    How in the world did you hang onto that clasp for 14 years!!!! Must have been ‘lost’ in your stash …. ? I bow to your netted beadwork. It’s a gorgeous bracelet (it is a bracelet?)

  4. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    All I can say is ‘WOW’!

  5. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    W.O.W.! What a beautiful piece! Everything just flows together to create a work of art that’s wearable.

  6. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Fantastic!

  7. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful!

  8. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Very regal.

  9. Asia
    Asia says:

    Outstanding, I just admired a shop in Israel,that sells similar beadwork, if I can find it I sent you a link for price comparison :D

  10. Gemme Designs
    Gemme Designs says:

    Wow, this looks fit for a medieval queen, awesome work!!

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    L Pekuri says:

    I admire your skills and your design.

  12. Laud
    Laud says:

    Thanks, ladies! Think I’ll have to make more of these.

  13. Old Beaded Lady Chris
    Old Beaded Lady Chris says:

    Laud….this is just beautiful. It looks museum quality from some ancient place far away. Between the detailed bead work and that clasp; you’ve captured something worthy a winning top prize for sure. Just fantastic. You should submit your work in one of the national bead magazines with this beauty.

  14. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    It really does look like a lot of work, but you would make it look easy. Your bead weaving skills are always the best! Gorgeous piece, Laud!

  15. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    You are very talented! This looks like a period piece that belongs in a museum! Just gorgeous!

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    Bonita M says:

    BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  17. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    WOWZERS! Gorgeous wearable art! This is an elegant piece of work. Love it!! :)

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