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seed bead series part 1

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Playing around with a one-strand seed bead & charm design.


1) green tea magatama and 8/0 seeds (LB), iris chartreuse crystals (LB), Tierracast paloma beads (LB), silver seed beads, pewter leaf charm and silver plate findings from stash. 2) Tierracast lotus charm, 3mm copper bead, & toggle (LB), 6/0 rainbow frosted smoky topaz seeds (LB), 8/0 rainbow frosted dark topaz seeds (LB). 3) 8/0 frosted light blue seeds, silver seeds, lampwork glass lentils, raspberry mocha crystal (LB), silver plate findings.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Very pretty–I like the simplicity of them all. I especially like the pewter leaf piece–love those magatamas!

  2. rootware
    rootware says:

    I love the simplicity the seed beads give the design… almost as if the reflected light the glass beads give off add a 4th dimension to the design. Very nice!

  3. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Thank you, RowdyGirl and rootware!

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    All 3 are so pretty…how do I choose a fave???

  5. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Oh Jolene, what a great execution of your idea ! Have been making similar necklaces for myself the last year and really enjoy them. Great with casual wear and yet they make you feel “dressed up” somehow. Best of all, you have convinced me to try magmatas – - -

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    They are all so lovely!!

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    All beautiful! Leaf is my favorite!!!

  8. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    All so pretty. The leaf is gorgeous!!
    Love the purples too ;)

  9. Laud
    Laud says:

    They’re all elegant. The leaf piece is striking and green tea are my absolute favorite beads, but the rainbow ones in the lotus necklace are impressive, too. I haven’t tried the frosted blues, but I like them a lot. Keep going–you’re on a roll!

  10. Frida
    Frida says:

    Jolene these are great :D

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Love them all! My favorite is green tea leaf!
    But lotus blossom has some beautiful color play too! So hard to choose! Great design ideas!

  12. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Thanks, everyone!

  13. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Looks like you’ve been having loads of fun with your play time! A great series of pieces.

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    JC Hamm says:

    Gorgeous, love them all!!!!!!

  15. Asia
    Asia says:

    They are all fantastic :D

  16. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Thanks FB, JC and Asia!

  17. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Very cool! The leaf pendant is my favorite. But I like the colors in the lotus pendant necklace too. So serene!

  18. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Thank you Julie!

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