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About this design:

Guess I’m just a square girl at heart - - although this is the first totally square necklace I’ve ever made. And it was one of those pieces that just kind of designed itself. Finished length 18 inches.


From Lima Beads: Amazonite Puff Square 8mm, Czech Glass Opaque Beige Picasso Square 9mm. Other components: Matte gold-plated squares 10 mm, Miyuki opaque chocolate seed beads (sizes 6 and 8) aqua luster seed beads (sizes 6 and 8), gold plated spacers, gold-plated lobster clasp.

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  1. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Beautiful necklace, I like the touch that the golden squares give

  2. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love the asymmetrical yet symmetrical design :D

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I really like this design. Its symmetrical and yet asymmetrical at the same time. Love the square beads.

  4. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Fabulous! Love the pattern and design of this necklace! :)

  5. franny
    franny says:

    love it!

  6. Sarajo W
    Sarajo W says:

    I really like the combo of colors and the way you mixed in the different squares. Really nice!

  7. Laud
    Laud says:

    I think it’s hard to use square components,so I’m impressed with this arrangement. Using only squares works so well. The colors are soothing but those unexpected touches of gold keeps it lively. Very, very nice job. Oh–what are the bronze-colored squares made of? They look like bronzite, but you didn’t list that element.

  8. nutz4beadz
    nutz4beadz says:

    I made a necklace using squares a while back and posted it on LB, but recently deleted it. I love the square beads, especially the gemstone kind.
    I like what you did with the squares you chose.

  9. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Laud – - the “brown” squares are the Czech opaque beige picasso from LB. They look darker than the description – - -

  10. nutz4beadz
    nutz4beadz says:

    I hope you don’t mind if I send pic of my square necklace, I just love those Czech squares!!!
    From one square to another LOL


  11. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Love your necklace, too, beadingggma !

  12. nutz4beadz
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  13. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    This is too cool to be square–Love it!

  14. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Very HIP to be square! This necklace rocks!

  15. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Love this design, Paula!

  16. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Don’t you love it when the design does all of the work? And it chose such fabulous colors and put them in a perfect arrangement? Wow! :D

  17. Frida
    Frida says:

    Go square if you dare!!! :P Love it :D

  18. No Photo
    beadswithbooks says:

    Pure genius! Great necklace.

  19. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    Very pretty!!!

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