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Random Beaded Necklaces

About this design:

I have a surplus of glass beads and never knew what to do with them.

I love the vibrant colors and the colors in the first ('marbled') necklace. They are painted glass beads, but I think they are just great.

I love the colors and varying textures and shapes of the glass beads in the second necklace.

I really liked these necklaces. I thought they had a simple yet eccentric feel to them.


assorted glass beads, lobster claw clasps, black hemp cord

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  1. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Lovely designs! ;)

  2. Marlene
    Marlene says:

    Oh if only I had a surplus of beads to create such pretty things!

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks Sunny Chick and Marlene!

  4. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Ohhhh too cool for school,Olive! Very pretty and perfect for jeans,or maxi dress for summer.
    am partial to the 2nd design,because the colors are like a Kaleidoscope. Very nice~ ;)

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks Nancy! I have to admit they were fun to make…almost as much fun as they are to ‘investigate’! :)

  6. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great job on all of the necklaces.
    Assorted colors and styles of beads are great to experiment with and you never know how terrific the out come will be until you’ve finished. It’s a very casual approach and I love it! :D

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks LRC! I don’t generally plan too much…I agree some of the most interesting pieces ‘develop’ when you ‘let’ the beads decide the beauty. Not all the pieces, just sometimes. ;)

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    N radon says:

    Wonderful necklace here Olive P. Can wear it with just about anything!!

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks Nancy!

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