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“Behind door #2...”

Description from J Yee smart chick: and this Pick is yet another experiment, for some lovely new jade oval beads, sitting in my bead box and chattering "ya gonna use me???", as I still ponder ideas for what starring gemstone to use, to make a necklace for my friend's upcoming fundraiser that she asked me to make a piece of jewelry for... I really like the delicate look of new jade - it looks so fragile, yet it is stronger than it looks - it always makes me think of early spring, as plants and flowers begin to sprout again...
anyone remember that cheesy show, "The Dating Game", and the announcer would say to the contestants (women) "Now, behind door #1 is bachelor #1... so too it is, with my potential gemstone strands, chattering to me from my bead box - :), as they say "Pick me, pick me..."


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  1. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    the magenta in this is fabulous. Looks amazing with the greens. Into the favs!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Joyce this is a fabulous pick ! This would make a gorgeous piece. Onto my favs!

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I love this! I would pick this bachelor! (unless , of course he had just asinine answers to the questions.) ;)

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

    Joyce, you are cracking me up with the description of your talking beads!!! Mine do the same thing! LOL ;)

    This is gorgeous! I also love the softness of the new jade’s color — it works well with so many other beads and metals! :D Be sure to let us know what you end up creating! :D

  5. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    And yes — I do remember “The Dating Game” — especially the big kiss at the end!!! 8O

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    I forgot to ask how things are going with your job! And how flattering that your friend asked you to create a piece for her fundraiser!!! :D

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    The alpine flower ribbon really ties everything together in this.

  8. Stone Treasures
    Stone Treasures says:

    This is truly spectacular. Excellent color combination! I too remember that game and the ridiculous questions they would ask the bachelors! But boy was it great growing up in the 60′s!

  9. J Yee smart chick
    J Yee smart chick says:

    Thank you, Jackie, Alice, Puppychick, Lynn, Coral and ST, greatly appreciatte all of your friendly and funny comments – so glad that some of you also remember that cheesy ’60′s TV show, the Dating Game – honestly, I am just trying to “listen” really carefully to my beads and decide which kind of bead will be the “star”, without going broke buying all the “supporting cast” beads to go along –
    and, I love trying out possible combos like these, to determine the palette and other design elements.

    And, sometimes I think that I love the fun of just putting pieces and beads I like together, such as the lovely vintaj pieces here, w/ the new jade and magenta beads, into a Pick, I don’t think that I would put all three of these pendants in the same actual piece of jewelry, it would not be a coherent piece – what do you all think??

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Joyce!! It’s so good to see you and your beautiful fresh picks back in the LB Garden!! How are you? I hope that you are well. I love your description for this pick! I hope you post the design you create for your friend’s fundraiser! I’m sure it will be gorgeous. Hugs to you! M.

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