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Octopus' Garden

About this design:

I was just messing around with these pearls and ended up with a string I liked so I finished it off.


Biwa(?) pearls-top and side drilled, silver seed beads, GG octopus ball, scrap of silver 2mm leather, silver plate toggle, findings.

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  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Becky, I really like what you’ve done with those pearls! Love that octopus ball, too. How clever to use that scrap of pretty silver leather as you did. Just love this and you’ve inspired me to try some of those pearls sometime :)

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Luxurious accommodations for the cutest little octopus. Love the design and the way you used the pearls. :D

  3. Frida
    Frida says:

    Love all those beautiful pearls! Pefect home for octopus. Great design, Becky :D

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    THanks you, ladies! It feels really smooth and creamy-cool on you neck. :)

  5. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    OOooo! Becky! You know I’m a pearl girl who’s been hoarding her stash…I’m inspired to let them be free. This is beautiful!

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Yep, this is cool! Love the pearls! Mr.Octopus looks so at home among his treasures!

  7. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    I’m not really fond of Mr.O. but he sure does look cute here. Love the mix of colors and sizes of the pearls.

  8. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    This is so fun!! Love the pearl mix & octo boy is right at home. This is great!!

  9. franny
    franny says:

    ooh, like the improv. silver leather bail, Becky…no waste, huh?…not familiar with mr. O but he sure looks good in his garden, espec. the lovely olive & grey pearl sticks…likee a lot!

  10. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Awwww, chickies, you are too kind. Thanks for all the encouragement. I had those pearls for a couple of years with no clue what to do with them. :) I was actually trying to use them with another project but this turned out so well I had to let it stand on its own. :) Love it when that happens !!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    I love this one Becky! What a clever design and it all just gels perfectly!

  12. Laud
    Laud says:

    Turned out great. The octopus bead was an inspired choice.

  13. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Love your creativity on this piece!

  14. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Fun design! Love the mix of colors. :)

  15. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Thanks, ladies! You are all too kind. :)

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