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    Add some edge to this fun Zola Chain with little skulls!

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    Cloud Sky

    by Ali

    I think the name explains it all - cloud sky. The Tibetan pearl beads with brass are the perfect...

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    Elephants are my favorite animal so it is fitting that I was inspired by the Elephant Festival in...

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    Tyrian

    by Amoracast

    Tyrian
    Designed By: Lori F

    Tyrian purple was a luxury prized by the Romans, finish your regal...

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O Christmas Tree!

The holidays are here again so why not celebrate with these trees? I am a fan of stars in general...

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Sea and Sand

I have been wanting to do a wrap bracelet with these cube beads. I finally got around to it and...

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garnet choker

Seems like the young celebs are always wearing chokers these days. I've been wanting to make...

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