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    S KatollakaSue on “Owl's Nest”:
    “It's a really beautiful piece. Love the colors and components, and am severely envious of your…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love that owl bar too! The beads you put with it are perfect!…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks kye! I found a site that sells Mag-Lok clasps for 1.99 and they…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Vintaj sells a natural brass magnet clasp I use a lot. It's really strong and matches…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Gorgeous. Love the colours and the focal.. How can you go wrong with owls…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks everyone! Kye and Moogie.....helpful tips are always appreciated.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I can see why you fell in love with that owl bar. It is so neat.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love the colors of the beads & how well they go with the bar &…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Ditto! and a Fave!…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Owl's Nest”:
    “So cute. Beads are also pefect compliment to the bar. I love your chain and jump…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Owl's Nest”:
    “This is so cute! Love the colors!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Absolutely, positively stunning!! You have found the perfect beads to go with the darling bracelet…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Thanks, again! I am in total agreement about Rena over at Jewelry Making Journal...lots of…” read »

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    Kerrycasey1956 on “Paint Drops”:
    “Will you be getting any more of the multi color teardrop chain in? I would love to…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “All wrapped up...”:
    “I bow to your superior skills with wire! This is stunning, just so unique! Lots to…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Celestial Connection”:
    “This has an "other-worldly" look. The colors and balance are perfect. And the focal! Really beautiful.…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendant is drop dead gorgeous! The whole piece is lovely and the clasp! Very nice!…” read »

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    Sophiebug on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “This is stunning! I love the colors and I, too, am a huge fan of bronze.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Awww, thanks everyone. You're the best! Got the little bells from Lima! They ARE cute! And…” read »

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    Moogie on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Hey Lynda, I know I wrote a comment but I don't see it here... So, I love…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Wow! This is so amazing! I never would have thought of putting all this together but…” read »

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    Medieval Momma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The beads look fabulous with your pendent! I know how difficult it can be to take…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Gorgeous pendant - what a wonderful job you have made with it. The filigree echoes…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Just gorgeous Moogie. Such a rich looking set. There is so much to look…” read »

  • Snnje B
    Snnje B on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Love it!…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Oops!!! I meant to say bronze.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Beautiful set!I agree with Fresh Baked- I keep looking at the necklace and find something new…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Earthy Mix”:
    “This is sooo beautiful! Love how the filigree compliments the detail in the pendant.…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Love that pendant! Very pretty.…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Thanks so much everyone!…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Oh you are so good with polymer clay! Did you play with Playdoh alot as a…” read »

  • beadinggma
    beadinggma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Your work keeps getting more beautiful!!! The pendant is gorgeous and you have a knack…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Such a rich mix of metal and beads...especially on the layered necklace. Every inch has something…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendent is beautiful! Looking forward to seeing more of your PC work.…” read »

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    Fresh Baked on “Celestial Connection”:
    “Fun and edgy set of jewelry...Love the iridescent colors!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “A beautiful, simply elegant set where every element speaks affectionately with every other one. I'd wear…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Pendant, gorgeous. Beads, also. What really catches my attention is the clasp arrangement! It's really pretty…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Absolutely beautiful! This caught my eye as soon as I opened the page. I love your…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Earthy Mix”:
    “I love the pendant! The beads enhance it so well, also. The colors are…” read »

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    dolllady aka Pam on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Moogie, this is a great necklace to showcase each and every component of this great necklace!…” read »

Wedding Prototype #3


About this design:

Still trying to get this design just right! This one is with a Swarovski Cosmic Circle in Bermuda Blue and I switched out the lobster clasp and extender for a magnetic clasp.

Components:

Swarovski Cosmic Circle 20mm, 4mm Swarovski bicones, #15 seed beads, silver magnetic clasp and cones

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Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Wow, very beautiful!!! It looks like it was very labor intense, using all those seed beads, but you did an amazing job, and of course the color is blue….my favorite!!

  2. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Wow this is great! I love it! What did you use to string and what size? I would have to invest in some very lightweight beading wire to make something like that. Very pretty and thanks for sharing!

  3. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    Fave!

  4. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    beautiful…

  5. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Thanks everyone! Diane, I used 6 lb Fireline in crystal. It is very fine and flexible so the pieces drape very nicely.

  6. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Karen, the seed beads are very tiny and every bead is counted! I’m cross-eyed now!LOL

  7. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Wow! This is a gorgeous necklace! I love it! Great color combo! ;)

  8. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Wow, how pretty!! Makes me dizzy to think about working with all those tiny seed beads. GREAT JOB! SLS

  9. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    pretty

  10. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    And you need to make HOW MANY of these???? By what century??? This is really great – I don’t know if I can count THAT high THATS A LOT OF BEADS!!!

  11. Chippy Chick aka Lindys
    Chippy Chick aka Lindys says:

    Thanks everyone! I think there are 8 bridesmaids (Maid of Honor, 6 Bride’s Maids, 1 Jr. Bride’s Maid) in the wedding party! Let’s see there are about 2700 seed beads per necklace times 8 necklaces comes to about 21,600 counted seed beads not counting the bicones!!! Think I’m cross-eyed now wait till I’m done with all 8 sets! LOL

  12. Buster Browns MoM
    Buster Browns MoM says:

    OMG Chippy, that’s alot of beads!!! You must have very stedy hands to do such fine work. KUDOS to you.

  13. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    OMG that’s almost more beads than I have dandelions – Almost – not quite but almost!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Oh my gosh I would be blind before I was done. You have many many patience to to this type of beading. I know that wasn’t phrased correctly but you got the picture. Beautiful.

  15. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    OMG, that’s a LOT of beads. WOW, amazing!! Great work!! SLS

  16. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Wow a very stunning necklace and wonderful job!!

  17. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very nice change, and the a- symmetrical design is nice.

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