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Big Ball and teals

About this design:

Used a liver of sulfur to change the color, then gilders paste in copper& patina, then I wrapped the flattened ball around the pendant. Sorry for the pictures I will redo them in the natural light after the weekend.


An assortment of Czech glass beads, seed beads, keishi pearls,decoupage pendant, gilders paste, copper findings and the BIG BALL.

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    WOW I couldn’t even figure out where the big ball was at first after I read the name. That’s just gorgeous.

  2. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Allow me to be the first to comment :) This is awesome! Did you have all that stuff on hand when you started? I am SOOOOOO impressed!!

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    oops-Deb types faster! :)

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Sorry.. :)

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    You guys are really funny, yes I did, except the seed beads, they came later and I had to change a few things to accommodate them.

  6. PPR
    PPR says:

    Asia: Another beautiful necklace. Excellent design and great work. Love everything…..

  7. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    This is awsome! Did you make the pendant too?

  8. Asia
    Asia says:

    Susie, I did not, got it on sale at AB.

  9. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    O, my (again), Asia!! I am having a difficult time choosing a favorite. They are both exquisite. Beautiful, creative work!

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thanks, believe it or not my fave is the very first one and the simplest of them all “Bohemian Big Ball”

  11. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Asia, I think this is my favorite of your designs. Love the teal and the asymmetrical. Genius to wrap that ugly gigantic ball and make it almost disappear! I’m going to try some Vintaj patina in one of my designs.

  12. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Wow! This is both clever and amazing! Great job, Asia!

  13. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Fabulous Asia!!! You rocked it out with this design!

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    JC Hamm says:

    Stunning I love both designs. :)

  15. Laud
    Laud says:

    I’m so impressed! Wrapping the BB around the pendant was inspired, and I love the triple strand on the right side balanced by the bigger beads on the other, and the colors, and…and…

    Just great!

  16. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you :D

  17. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Back looking at this again. While the Bohemian Big Ball is my favorite I really love this. That bird pendant is so pretty….kinda looks like those really cute scrabble tile pendants….but better.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Awesome design! I especially love the 3 to 1 asymmetry of the necklace! And your idea of using the Big Ball (in both designs) to “embrace” other elements is genious!

  19. Frida
    Frida says:

    Beautiful it is! Great work on both of these, Asia :D

  20. Kate
    Kate says:

    Awesome pendant!

  21. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Fabulous design, Asia! I also really like the 3 to 1 asymmetry.

  22. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you so much :D

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    franny says:

    where’s ‘BB’??…whuda thunk you could make him disappear like that!….gorgeous, Asia, & wonderful camouflage created….the pictures seem fine to me, quite clear, but you can never get enough close detail with such clever ideas!

  24. Valley Girl
    Valley Girl says:

    This one is my favorite. Love the bird, the chain and beads…perfect!

  25. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    You definitely have a way of incorporating the Big Ball into a fabulous design! Very Impressive! :D

  26. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow I really love the pendant, and all looks good together.

  27. Bunny
    Bunny says:

    Oh its absolutely stunning turned in on itself like that! Love the patina. Fabulous necklace.

  28. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Another beauty! Way to take BB to the next level!

  29. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thanks a lot :D

  30. Miannda
    Miannda says:

    Speechless, wow!

  31. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    You are amazingly talented. I read your profile about how you are self teaching. I am just in awe of what you are able to do. Do you have a web site to sell your beautiful items. I love the items you put on the Chickies site.

  32. Asia
    Asia says:

    Thank you Nancy, I’m only doing it as a hobby since last summer, there is still so much to learn, I never imagined that I will like beading so much :D

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