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Teal & Flowers


About this design:

It's the Antelope Bulahan Wood Bead Contest! We were allowed to enter 3 pieces. Hurray! One of mine was chosen for the final contest.

Click on https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152500986271101.1073741854.
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You may vote for your 3 favorite pieces. Mine is "G"... Make a comment in the main feed to vote. Leave a comment when you click on my piece if you wish.

There are 3 gift certificates to win... and every jewelry artist needs MORE BEADS!!!

Components:

Teal flowers: Bulahan wood beads, FABULOUS polyclay beads from a woman's group in Africa, falling ring chain (LB) and 20 and 22 gauge parawire (LB). Sweet bird: These ceramic components are from BluMudd. Lots of parawire (LB) on this one too! Flower power: This was going to be a lariat and I found the awesome flower focal in my stash. (This is why we buy everything in sight because we never know when it will be necessary to a design!!!)

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Great sets you’ve created. Love them all.

  2. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Love the wood beads and the tribal design.

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Fantastic job Julie, will go to Antelope Beads for sure, not ordering from the since they raised shipping to Canada a lot, but I love their beads :D

  4. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    They are all gorgeous, Julie! I especially love the first set! Such great colors and movement in all three pieces!

  5. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love seeing all three sets. Unusual and refreshing to see such creativity with wooden beads.

  6. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Great designs, Julie ! Now I know what you’ve been creating since school was out – - -

  7. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Great designs…my fav is the first one. Good luck on the contest!

  8. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    I voted for you already and it didn’t even occur to me that I “knew” you from here! Great job on all three pieces! I’m sure you’ll win!! :-)

  9. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    I saw this …was on my I pad and it or me was acting up…I loved this I hope you win… just hoped over there to put my 2 cents in for you! It worked today! So glad I wasn’t too late!

  10. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Great designs, Julie! I already voted for you a day or 2 ago. Hope you win!

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

    Beautiful pieces all; particularly like the Teal!

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Fabulous! Saw it, voted! :)

  13. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    All are gorgeous Julie! I’m particularly fond of the bracelet. Thanks for the link, I’m off to vote now! I hope you win!

  14. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Loving all you work…the bracelet is my favorite.

  15. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    All are gorgeous ! Love the first one a fav! Will check site out!Hope you win.

  16. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Marvelous creations! :)

  17. Janet Miriam
    Janet Miriam says:

    WOW, love them all!

  18. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    Congrats, Julie. I saw that you placed third. What a great accomplishment. It was a very crowded field.

  19. CAS
    CAS says:

    Congratulations Julie!!! Nice job placing 3rd in the contest. :D

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