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Mardi Gras


About this design:

I didn't plan on it but after I put this necklace together the colors looked like Mardi Gras to me. And perfect timing for the New Orleans holiday. I really like the different colors in the crystal beads depending on the angle.

Components:

Chinese crystal beads in metallic plum, plum FWP, gold metal beads, toggle and hammered ring.

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  1. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    beautiful set!

  2. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Very Mardi Gras appropriate ;-) The gold compliments the purple crystal so well

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    Lee D says:

    Thank you Sarah and Leigh! Wish I could figure what I did wrong that the main picture is sideways. :(

  4. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Lee – how did you take the initial picture – was your camera rotated as well? I have to “rotate” alot of my pictures in the picture software that I use so that they will be right side up when I post

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    Lee D says:

    I took the picture sideways and then edited it to rotate right side up. But when I loaded it to LB it went sideways. Got it fixed but I’m not sure what I did. Hehe!

  6. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Well geez – and I was hoping there was a simple solution! LOL ;-)

  7. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Pretty from any view. I love purple.

  8. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Yumm, purple! :)

  9. Goldie H
    Goldie H says:

    This is beautiful! Very appropriate too!!

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    Lee D says:

    Thanks, ladies. Purple is a favorite of mine too.

  11. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    very nice..i take sideways picture all the time at least we can turn our heads!!!I’m ready for the party!

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    Lee D says:

    Thanks, Stormy chic. I’m glad I’m not the only one. ;)

  13. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    Gorgeous!!! Very festive. :D

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Really beautiful and regal royal purple.

  15. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    LOVE, love, love it. Great set. Where did you get those great beads?

  16. Sali Jo GemsChica Chick
    Sali Jo GemsChica Chick says:

    OOOOOOOOOoooooooooooo purpleicious perfection!

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    Lee D says:

    Thank you Harriet, Faith, Linda, and Sali Jo. Linda, I got the crystal beads from Aunties Beads online.

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