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Designer Spotlight

Joined Oct ’14

  • Featured Project

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

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  • Featured Project

    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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  • Featured Design

    Tyrian

    by Amoracast

    Tyrian
    Designed By: Lori F

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

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Beaded spiders

Having a little fun beaded spiders for Halloween!

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Waiting for summer..

The semi-tropical mid coast of Australia just saw a very warm winter weekend, and I longed for...

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Here in #1 I had fun making a nice leather bracelet with dangles & slides. You just measure the...

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