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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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You Are My Sunshine

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Dirt Roadies

Found materials in "big ole box of forgottens"...kind of love them again. They are super...

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Colorful Calla Lily Necklace

Zola Elements Calla Lily Focal with gold plated chain and beaded links with greens, browns,...

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