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Rosy Swirls

About this design:

Last month I got the Big Kick from LB and I just love it! I've playing around and this is just one of many charms I have made so far. I thought the dusty rose hues of the various beads went well with the chocolatey Vintaj brass. I think it has sort of a romantic feel to it.


Faceted Czech glass, freshwater pearl, Swarovski crystal, Vintaj brass

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  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    Nice, yes it has romantic feel :)

  2. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Love the simplicity of it. Great job on the focal.

  3. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Beautiful colors and design. Nice job with the embossing.

  4. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    That is a fun machine to play with for sure. This is a very pretty design.

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very nice!!

  6. NY Bella
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  7. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    It is really pretty. I bet you have been having fun with that Big Kick. I’ve been thinking about getting one, can’t make up my mind. I wonder, can you use other pieces of metal blanks that you cut yourself?

  8. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    Very nice!!!

  9. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Thank you all for the wonderful comments! And yes Chickie Nonnie T, you can use hand cut metal blanks. As a matter of fact, I cut this one myself out of the the Vintaj metal sheet. I have also used copper sheets that I purchased from a local bead store. You just have to be sure to use a light enough gauge like 24 or 26 so that it does not damage your machine. I’ve been cutting out all kinds of shapes now. It’s so fun and the options are limitless!

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