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Orange Fire

About this design:

I bought this gorgeous fire agate cabochon from Lima ages ago and finally got around to weaving its resting place.

This took over 40 hours of work to complete. It is made using freeform netting and is inspired by Beverly Ash Gilbert.


Fire Agate, seed beads, Carnelian, swarovski crystals

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  1. Steph
    Steph says:

    absolutely gorgeous, that’s a lot of work, I love the blend of oranges, this really is nice great job

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    OK. That is just WAYYYYY too much work!! 8O
    Lynn, I applaud you for your effort on this firey beauty!

  3. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    Wow! Talk about an eye-catcher! :D

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    K H says:

    I know several people who do seed bead weaving. I know that it takes a lot of time, patience and good lighting conditions to do it right. I admire people who can pull it off, and this piece is AWESOME!!! :)

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    DOE S says:

    My goodness that is so beautiful. I am just learning to bead. I’m not in a very good location either. I’m in SE Kansas and the bead stores in my area don’t carry a large variety. I am very unsure of sizes and colors to order from an online source. I hope someday I can get as good as you are. I am only interested in doing it for myself and for gifts for my friends.

  6. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:


    Doe, this is a real mix of beads- bead soup :) Lima now have a fantastic range of seedies and cabs and freshwater pearls and then all you need is to go along to Amazon and get Beverly Ash Gilberts book on Colours and you too could be doing something like this.

    The great thing about freeform beadwork is there aren’t any rules :)

  7. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Oh my this is gorgeous. I don’t usually like orange, but the colours here go so well together I might have to change my mind!

  8. Diane Cauley
    Diane Cauley says:

    I love the freeform weaving and have done it before but your piece just blows my mind! I can’t believe it ONLY took you 40 hours. I think you did a super job on this and what a fun piece to wear!

  9. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Lynn, this is absolutely stunning! Gorgeous work, I adore fire agate and this is just beautiful

  10. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Incredible design! 8O

  11. Lynn in Oz
    Lynn in Oz says:

    Thank you all so much :)

  12. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Amazing design, Lynn!!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Amazing design!

  14. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Incredible for sure! What a lot of work this looks like!! SLS

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