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Czecher Blues

I'm in a Czech state of mind !!! I guess because the Czech is in my blood literally. My dad is...

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Golden Mauve Splendor

I wanted to make myself a bracelet using my Czech Mates that I had sitting in my bead stash for a...

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White Tiger Lily PC Components

I thought I'd try my hand at polymer clay. These pieces have a base of twisted black, white and...

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