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By the Light of the Moon

About this design:

I have been collecting superduo beads for the last few weeks!;)I really LOVE them but just was NOT quite sure what in the world I was gonna DO with them! So after getting some rizo seed beads in the same color and the ceramic focal from Jubilee, I knew that I wanted to use them together! But how? After some trial and error I found a way to kind of "weave" them together and I really liked the way they looked. The ceramic moon focal features a full moon on one side and a crescent moon on the other, so it is entirely reversible. It has an antique brass swivel clasp to make wearing it either way much easier! What do you think?


(rizo seed beads, superduo seed beads, african recycled glass, swivel lobster clasp, unicorne beads)All from Lima, ceramic dual sided moon focal from Jubilee on etsy.

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  1. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    WOW Jess. This is so incredible. I love how you wove them together. Great design.

  2. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    Great design and colors! You set that focal off perfectly!

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very, very, VERY cool!! I have thought about trying something similar with the duos but haven’t pulled it off yet. Your idea is too cool!!!!!! And that blue color is so intense and luscious!

  4. Beadling
    Beadling says:

    Love! the design is fabulous and the colors you used highlight the focal perfectly!

  5. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Beautiful design and color. I too have been playing with my superduos today. Trying a new snakeskin pattern…I may redo it..not working out too well.

  6. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    This is gorgeous and your timing is perfect for the “Super Moon”! :)

  7. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    I have no idea how you just did that but it looks amazing! !

  8. franny
    franny says:

    This is truly a Super Duo, Jess!…..great effect with the woven duos, looks super classy, great colours, great combo, great design, & yes, supermoon!

  9. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    What can I say other than this is the coolest bracelet!! I bet that woven band feels great against the wrist! The Unicorne beads flatter the moon focal like glistening stars. Creativity overflowing here! :)

  10. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    WoW!! I love it…especially the intense blue color. It’s a great bracelet!

  11. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    This is exquisite. And I too love the gorgeous shade of BLUE………….!!!!!!!1

  12. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful! Wish I knew how you did that!

  13. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Very creative design! Love the cobalt blue, a favorite color of mine…yet so hard to find in the beading world.

  14. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    WOW you really showcase the super duo beads! I too have purchase super duo beads haven’t decided what to do with them yet!

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

    wow indeed – love the design!

  16. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    This is awesome, Jess! The colors radiate right off the page…beautiful!

  17. M tuttle
    M tuttle says:

    You are an incredible artist! Phenomenal colors :)

  18. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Thanks so very much for all the wonderful comments! They really make me smile! :D

  19. DatzKatz Deb Schwartz
    DatzKatz Deb Schwartz says:

    Beautiful use of Superduo and Rizo beads! Lovely design!

  20. Fire of the earth Jewels
    Fire of the earth Jewels says:

    Love love love these colos! Very kool!

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