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Serpentine Focal

About this design:

Loved the green of this stone!


Serpentine cab, seed beads & leather backing

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  1. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    The seed beads are a perfect complement for the stone. Love it! :)

  2. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Elaine, love this, love it, love it. This is a design style on my list of things to try. Hope I can do half as well as you have!

  3. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    I too, love, love, love this! You have chosen beautiful colors and I like the idea of a leather backing. I’m with Nancy, I so want to learn this tequnique! Gotta, gotta, gotta do this!!!

  4. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    To anyone interested, I just found a tutorial at FireMtn in the design gallery, enter design #7445. There’s a video and written instructions on beading around a cabochon. Haven’t tried it yet; I’ve just been looking for a hint on how to get started doing this. Thought I’d share the info.

  5. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Thanks ladies! It’s actually quite easy once you get the hang of it! :-D

  6. Violet
    Violet says:

    This is my absolute FAVORITE of all your latest designs !!!!!!!!

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