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Pearly Blues

About this design:

Colors , experimented with different threads, sorry to say: as this one is too soft for my taste but, I am not going to re-do it ;)


Bohemian and Toho beads, silver plated findings.

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Its almost like blue & white checks. This one looks cute, casual, summery.
    I’m curious about what you mean as far as too soft.

  2. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You, Deb :)

    The thread I used where “soft”: crochet style. As result the whole beaded work is too ‘soft’, changing from the tube into the flat, if you want to manipulate it into… I like it to hold the form of the tube and flex just ‘normal’ way ?
    as waxed cotton or waxed linen or polished hemp do. :)

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Very lovely! :)

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    Lovely, not understanding a word especially as Frida would say, me and treads are not friends :D

  5. MaryKay K
    MaryKay K says:

    So it’s crochet? It’s very lovely and light looking. I think a soft feel might be better because of that. Just a thought.]


  6. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You Becky, Asia and MaryKay :)

    No, MaryKay it is not crochet, it is kumihimo weaving but I used the threads for stringing the beads that usually used for the crochet, not beading… I just like to try this and that;)

  7. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I get it now Julia. Simce its supposed to have the tubular shape a soft.thread wont work because it doesn’t hold it. Crochet thread is pretty limp.

  8. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    It’s gorgeous no matter what thread. Threads have been a total enigma to me. KO, Nymo, Clon, Slon, Tuff…I mean really now, could they make it anymore complicated!! :-)

  9. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Yes , Deb , you are correct :)
    Thank You, Kats! They are enigma to me too…

    I just was trying to figure out how the sizes A,B,C,D etc. correspond to the mm. ? How thick is size B? :0.5mm? or 0.85 mm?


  10. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Pretty set!

  11. Frida
    Frida says:

    It’s lovely! Another style ;) ;) But I too prefer the “harder” style.

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