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Bead Swap Product


About this design:

The two green beads were given to me in the bead swap....I thought they would really shine in this style, being the main focal beads. Thanks Judy!!

Components:

Judy might know what the two green beads are, I'm unsure. Brass ladder chain, antiqued gold ladder chain, brass headpins, 1 swarovski crystal, bronzite rondelles, Petrified Green Opal and brass earwires.

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    This is a zinger! Boy these beads really spoke to you. Wonderful desines.

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    WOW, Nicki, this is fabulous!!! What a great necklace and earrings set you created out of two beads! Very creative!

  3. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    What a gorgeous necklace !!!!! You did very good with the swap indeed !!!!!

  4. CAS
    CAS says:

    Ooooohhhh … aaaahhhh … faboulous “bead swap” necklace Nicki!!

  5. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Very nice design, Nicki. I can’t wait to make something with my bead swap beads!Such a cool idea.I love the way the necklace hangs, it is so pretty!

  6. Queen Ann Designs
    Queen Ann Designs says:

    Love your design.

  7. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    What a beautiful creation..it is fabulous :)

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    Brenda H says:

    Great job, I love the way this necklace hangs!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Great necklace you did good with your bead swap!!!!

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    Nikki! I love it!! You made my day.. The faceted olive green bead is a gaspeite (spelling) and the darker green is Turquoise! They look adorable in this design!! I am so happy you like your stash!! :) Judy

  11. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Wow – I like this! You made great job here, and I love the dark green color!

  12. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    Nicky, thanks so much for posting your beautiful creation. I hope everyone is enjoying their “orphans.”

  13. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is so pretty, I love all the different lengths.

  14. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    I really like your design! :) I’ve been looking for an idea for a wedding necklace I’m making for an April wedding, the gown is v-neck, this idea is going !!!! in my head for that piece! Would you mind if I borrow some concepts of your creation? It is just so pretty!!

  15. Anita QoG Funny Chick
    Anita QoG Funny Chick says:

    OOHHHH, GREAT design!! You certainly did those beads proud!!! LOVE IT!!!

  16. Nicki - Taylored Designs
    Nicki - Taylored Designs says:

    Wow, thanks all for the feedback. It’s funny how we as designers feel the need to ask permission to use parts of a design…….I think every design feeds off of another design, whether it’s your design or not. I would love to see more interpretations of this style….please post pictures Dragons Chicky when you make it…..I bet it will be gorgeous as a wedding necklace!

    Thanks again for such positive feedback!

  17. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Thank you Nicki, I’ve had so many ideas as to what I want to do but when I saw your piece it all seemed to “gel” if you know what I mean. It will be in sterling and indicolite crystals. I’ll be sure to post a pic. thanks again! :D

  18. Nicki - Taylored Designs
    Nicki - Taylored Designs says:

    I can’t wait to see it Dragons Chicky! That will be gorgeous!

  19. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Nicki, this is a stunning design! Those orphan beads really pop against the gunmetal chain! Love it! :D

  20. Froggy Chick aka Wendy F
    Froggy Chick aka Wendy F says:

    LOVE this design! I missed the exchange :-( I copied down the email and then forgot to actually write an email! I will definitely do the next one!

  21. Bead-itudes
    Bead-itudes says:

    Your creation from 2 orphan beads is really cool. When I got my beads from the swap they had no name – so I don’t know who mine came from. It’s nice you knew where your orphans came from – so you could find out what kind of beads you where using in your creation. And great that you have found time to work with yours already. I’m off for a couple days – and after I get the rest of the Christmas stuff put away today – I hope to have time to work with some of the things I got. Hope to see some more posts made from out swapped items.

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