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She Sells Sea Shells By The Seashore

About this design:

I was trying to do a shell necklace that had random shells knotted. I didn't like I braided all those knotted strands together. Still didn't like I cut it.somewhere and then tied the loose ends at the bottom. After awhile I got something I kinda like. Then I added in strands with crystals and freshwater pearls.


Sea shells...lots. Freshwater pearls. Clear crystals. Brown S-lon cord. Shell button.

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  1. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Like it,like it, Deb :)

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    What a clever idea! So many different elements to look at…great job Deb!

  3. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Nice, really nice! Shell button is a beautiful touch. Love the braided effect.

  4. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Wow! I love it! So beach worthy.

  5. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    So pretty!

  6. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Deb, this is so beautiful — perfect for a summer’s day! Love the shell button for the clasp & your braiding is the perfect touch! :D

  7. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    i LOVE it!! :) the more the merrier in my book. :)
    I especially love that you added whole shells, pearls and a few sparklies! That just ups the interest! LOVE it!

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you Becky, Nancy, Lynn, Julia, Lois, N4B’s, & MM. This thing aggravated me for 4 days. It actually looks better in person simce the crystals show up better. It certainly doesn’t look like I intended…lol.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    This is really cool, Deb! Looks like a tide pool with a collection of tiny shells all in a little pile. :-)
    Sorry you had so much aggravation with it…..(4 days?! Yikes! I probably would have stopped by the 2nd day.) It’s the perfect beach wear necklace!

  10. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Very beachy looking. Love it Deb!!

  11. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Very cool, Deb! Love how it turned out! The white focal shell is especially awesome!

  12. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is such a cool design! Love it!

  13. Asia
    Asia says:

    I like it very much especially the addition of crystal, yes I’m tired but other wise all right ;) :D

  14. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Love it Deb! The combo of crystal and shell is fresh and inviting. This feels “light” even tho there’s lots of detail and so many shells.
    Hey… I want to make one. Can you please provide step-by-step intricate and detailed instructions for all of us??? LOL :) <3

  15. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love it, Deb! So beachy, beautiful, and romantic!

  16. Batticat
    Batticat says:

    Looks like your hard work paid off. It’s so charming and whimsical. I like the little hanging things in the middle. Definitely a favorite.

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