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Purple Mosiac


About this design:

My purple passion again showing through.

Components:

Purple mosiac beads, two shades of purple jade, amethyst chunk from Reet, silver butterly charm.



Read the comments (or add your own)

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    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    Linda this is amazing!! I am a total purple lover and would wear this in a heartbeat! Beautiful deaign! :D

  2. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    awesome!!! Fave

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Wow! This is beautiful! That butterfly is fabulous.

  4. jewel  in NP
    jewel in NP says:

    Linda I am not a purple person but this is awesome I would wear this

  5. C Clark
    C Clark says:

    How pretty. Nice blend of colors.

  6. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Loving the puples Linda this a beautiful piece!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Linda this a awesome those beads are fabulous I love purple. Onto my favs!!!

  8. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    Super! i love the purple too!!

  9. Violet
    Violet says:

    Oh my !!!!!!! I love this !!!!!!
    Gorgeous purple stones and I love the butterfly too !!!!!

  10. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Violet, my friend, somehow I’m not surprised that you would like the color of this one! How are you dear friend – haven’t heard from you in ages

  11. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is so pretty, I like the purple and the cute little butterfly dangle.

  12. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Wow…Love this one…all the purples and the lovely little butterfly….another Fave.

  13. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    This is sooooo beautiful, and the color is AMAZING!! SLS

  14. Lyric Chick aka Bev
    Lyric Chick aka Bev says:

    Grape-a-licious! Did you make the mosaics?

  15. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    I fell in love with the purple mosaic stone, and have a strand, but am drawing a blank on designing with it! I love what you’ve done with it here, Linda! Such a pretty piece!

  16. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    KittyMom Linda — this is certainly a wow! piece. I love the colors. As you said to me before, “…me likey…” Smile.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Beautiful, love the butterfly dangle!

  18. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    Awesome piece – and I love your photography too!!!

  19. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    OOoooh, AAAhhhh, OOoooh AAAhhhh…….love this! So purple & Adorable!

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