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Those Crazy Lariats


About this design:

I made a black & white one for myself when my daughter graduated college I had a backless sun dress so I draped the 4 strands in front & let the other hang down your back(very sexy)or vise versa the possabilities are endless with this piece anyway everybody really liked them so this summer Im trying to make a bunch but all those f#$@&*%g seed beads well takes longer than I thought but heres 3 what do you think?

Components:

Seed beads, crystals, gemstone,pearls & glass

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  1. lizbeads
    lizbeads says:

    I think you are very brave to work with seed beads, period! LOL Too small on the ol’ eyes!
    Theser are really cool though especially since you can wear them several different ways.

  2. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    I love these. What a great idea and I am sure they sell quick. We can’t use these at work but I may try some for my next show. How long do you make them? I also saw somebody make these and use them to hold their eye glasses when they are not wearing them. And I agree seed beads tend to be a pain.

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    These are gorgeous! Love the variety of colors. Wow, that must have been a ton of work stringing all those little seed beads!

  4. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Great idea…I’m especially fond of the turquoise one!! I may have to get my seed beads out now! :-D

  5. Goldie H
    Goldie H says:

    These are very pretty!

  6. Joyce M
    Joyce M says:

    Pretty! I love working with those little bitty beads! Just haven’t had the time lately. Great necklaces!

  7. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    I LOVE these!!! All of them, all of them FAVES! I also absolutely love working with seed beads, yah, they can get frustrating sometimes, but the end result is usually well worth it ;) which is blatantly obvious with these 3 beauties!

  8. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Great necklaces. You can cheat a bit and use a bead spinner! I think everyone loves seed beads because they are so fluid and sensual. These definitely are!

  9. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    I really like all of the lariats. You’re right ~ they are painstaking, but I feel the effort is worth it. As you indicated, they are very versatile.

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