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About this design:

My husband gave me these beads. We don't have a local gemstone bead store, (which is one reason I love Lima Beads Web Site) and sometimes when he's on the road, he will stop by one that we like. I probably never would have picked these on my own, but the necklace turned out to be one of my favorites.

Components:

Ruby (lots of matrix in it) Green/red garnet (I think)

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This is really beautiful…love the stones and the design!!! Sounds to me like you have a really terrific hubby. He obviously has great taste in beads!

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Don’t think I would have ever chosen this group of beads but now that I’ve seen them in a necklace and earrings I could be tempted, very tempted. Great design and sounds like a great hubby, too.

  3. Chicky Chicky Blueroze
    Chicky Chicky Blueroze says:

    Beautiful. They go so well together and make a lovely necklace.

  4. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Sally, this is a beautiful set! The beads are lovely together and I really like your design! Sounds as though your hubby is a keeper!!! :D

  5. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful set! :)

  6. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Your husband went in to a bead store??? Hold on to that man! He has great taste in beads, too, and you’ve done a wonderful job with this set!

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    How sweet! You’re very lucky! The necklace is very pretty!

    My husband has been in the “local” shop twice – the first time to get me a gift certificate, the second, under duress, with a detailed list of findings,stock numbers and all so all he had to do was hand it to the sales person. I don’t think he’d ever pick out beads on a whim.

  8. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    How nice of your husband to get these beauties for you! Your set turned out very well!

  9. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Beautiful AND sophisticated!

    WOW, hold on to that man!

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    Starsparkle Spiral Chick says:

    You’ve obviously got him very well trained! And he’s got good taste :)

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