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About this design:

I finally decided what to do with the irresistable Victoria beads from Unicorne. I tried them with cobalt, with purple, with crystal, with lots of silver.

The green luster sparkles just right for the Victoria beads. I bought the indigo crystal beads to go with the Victorias but they looked better with the blue luster. Simple earrings for each bracelet. Mixed the remaining green and blue for a stack bracelet and I'll add a couple silver bangles. I added a pic of all three bracelets together, but I don't think I'd ever wear them all at once. Too much.

I'm content with the results. I'm ready to mix & match, dress up or down, and just enjoy the Victoria beads. They make me smile!


From LB: Victoria by Unicorne. Czech luster praire green 10mm. Czech luster transparent blue 10mm. TierraCast meadow heishi. eggplant olive silk ribon. indigo crystal beads 14mm. silver-plated filigree bead. swirled heishi. pewter coin beads. I strung them on stretchy-cord because I didn't want a toggle taking away from the big beads. And because I refuse to fight with my jewelry at 6:30 in the morning!

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  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Your work is lovely! I can see why you would be smiling when wearing these beautiful pieces. It’s such a pleasure to come to LB Design Gallery and see what such talented people like you create!

  2. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Beautiful bracelets!Love the color!

  3. Asia
    Asia says:

    Beautiful and elegant, you showcased those beautiful Unicorn beads perfectly :)

  4. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Oh these are so lovely and the color is gorgeous! I just love the bow, nice touch.

  5. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    These are irresistible!!

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    JC Hamm says:


  7. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    By the way. I SO appreciate the list of all materials.
    The Prarie Green glass beads remind me of a super high grade Moss Aquamarine look.
    I never would have known what they were. Very happy for the info!! :)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  9. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Julie, these are gorgeous!! I love those luster beads–both colors–and I think you made perfect choices for the Victoria beads and for each of these bracelets! The earrings are vary cute, too!!

  10. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Just beautiful!!

  11. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    LOve these, and would wear them all at once!

  12. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    So pretty!

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