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Orion's Nebula

About this design:

These pieces were my response to a great creative challenged posed by Tara Linda on her blog. The inspiration was a gorgeous NASA photograph of Orion's Nebula.

You can see my blog post and link to everyone else's creations here:


Focal beads by Unicorn Beads; Copper plated clasp by TierraCast; Copper plated chain and jump ring by Nunn Design; variety of Swarovski and Chinese crystals; Czech glass; and copper wire from Vintaj.

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  1. Asia
    Asia says:

    Beautiful, love the Unicorne beads myself too :D

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    The focal is awesome…I see galaxies in there.

  3. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Love the combination of accent colors with the focal!

  4. Medieval Momma
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  5. Sarajo W
    Sarajo W says:

    Thanks everyone! This was such a fun challenge to respond to!

  6. Batticat
    Batticat says:

    Lovely! You’ve given me another idea for a large flat lapis bead around which I was planning to weave a seed bead frame. I like how you have beads wrapped into the chain on one side, and wrapped as dangles on the other side. It really livens it up!

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    K Chaney says:

    O M G !!!!! that is gorgeous. Well done. Orion’s Belt is right over head where i live right now.

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