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Twisted Beauty

About this design:

My favorite necklace I've made recently. It looks gorgeous on. The jasper focal came from a friend. Most everything else I've had for years, and its got some of everything.

More babies.


Impression jasper focal. Amazonite nuggets & chips. Aventurine chips. Freshwater & glass pearls. Ceramic beads. Glass beads. Crystal beads. Cork beads. Metal beads. Seed beads. ? beads because I'm not sure wht cream beads are.

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  1. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Def Pretty!

    Do you string or knot?

  2. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Did you?.. meant to say ;)

  3. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Its just strung…no knots but I had 3 strands that I randomly strung separate or together. Very random…no pattern.

  4. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Wow you’ve been busy! This is so gorgeous and I would totally wear it. Your kits are just precious.

  5. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Beautiful piece, Deb! and kittens are absolutely adorable!!!!!!!!!! :)

  6. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you. I worked on this today. The other 3 yesterday. The pink necklace had been in a semi assembled state for a few weeks….the ceramic bead & bead caps done. I just had to put it away for awhile.

  7. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Think the impression jasper is my favorite stone. Love the focal and how you braided the three stands. Awesome piece!!

  8. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Deb, I think this is my favorite. There is something appealing about the simplicity of a braid but it gives SO much “umph” and personality.

    The babies are adorable!!!
    I want Ms. Freckle-nose… because she’ll match Darcy.

  9. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you. But…its not actually braided. The 3 strings run from 1 bead to 2 beads back to 1 so its actually more connected than a braid. I guess you would say its more.woven.
    Julie are you talking about the one in the left corner down.lower. The rest just have dirty faces from canned food…lol.

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    I love this one too, i got the Impression Jasper from a different store and it was very muddy looking yours is so nice, too bad I’m so far away I would snatch one of the kitties :D

  11. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Oh Deb, This is so beautiful. I love how you did this whether woven or what. What a spectacular look you achieved.

  12. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Deb, I think I see what you mean about 1 bead then 2 beads… But you DO have 3 strands, right???
    OH!!! Now I see the dirty faces! Yep, they had fun at dinner!!! I like the one that is looking at the camera but further right. And you KNOW I can’t really get another right now. I took Darcy (AKA Punky Baby) to the vet and even with the kitten bundle, she’s costing me a fortune!

  13. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Deb, this is just gorgeous!

  14. franny
    franny says:

    Deb, MY favourite, too!… impression jasper is still waiting!….what a great way to control 3+ strands; i’ve tried plaiting but the necklace loses shape; VERY beautiful mix & so very clever of you!….oh & can you pop the littlest kitty baby in a paddy bag & send to me, puhleeze!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Oh wow Deb, this is stunning…I love it! That focal is to die for!

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    JC Hamm says:

    Beautifully created!! Gorgeous!!
    Ahhh, look at those blue eyes,so sweet!

  17. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Love this design! the strand is a perfect setting and mix for the focal! Great job, Deb! I want a kittie, too, so if you could stick them in the mail I am sure you could find homes for all of them and then some just shopping them to us at LB! :) Maybe LB will take you on contract as a kittie production artist. :)

  18. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Love the random yet togetherness of this necklace! Fabulous! :)

  19. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    I love this necklace. Everything is coordinated so perfectly! I like the addition of the bronze seed beads. Very nice.

  20. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Ditto all of the above! Love this!

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