Follow the Crossword Sale for a new sale every day in January. The sale for January 19 is: Crystal and Pave!
The Design Gallery

Follow along with step-by-step beading projects and share your designs with beaders around the world—it’s quick & easy!


A Drop in the Ocean

About this design:

Inspired by the ocean, using my favorite colors, blue and green. It measures 22 inches long, not including clasp, and is a 4-strand necklace. This is the first big piece I made after 6 years of not beading. It's also the first one I added to my Etsy shop,


Argentium Sterling Wire, Bali Sterling Accents, Bead Caps,Focal,Cones and S-Hook, Freshwater Pearls, Lapis Lazuli, Aquamarine, Swarovski, Czech Crystal/Faceted Glass, Czech Glass Fishies and Shells, Apatite, Azurite, Aventurine and Goldstone.

Additional Images:

Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    Great colors, interesting design :D

  2. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    I like the pops of color from the big elements contrasting with the collections of tiny pieces. Lots to look at. :)

  3. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Great design and colors!

  4. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    That focal element is pretty darn cool! It’s like rings after dropping a pretty blue pebble into the water.

  5. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:


  6. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Thank you! I loved that Bali Sterling Circle and just HAD to show it off. =^__^=

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Your “ocean” has gorgeous colors and a super design! Love it! :)

  8. No Photo
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Lovely necklace Sonia. Welcome to LB design gallery!

  9. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    Gorgeous colors, very bright & vibrant. It’s sure to put a smile on the customer who buys it!

  10. Frida
    Frida says:


Add your thoughts!

  1. No Photo
    YOU say:

    Sign up for a Lima account to comment—it's quick and free!

    Already have an account? Just log in.