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Lovely Linda

About this design:

This necklace is for Linda, a friend of mine who asked if I could make her a necklace in purple. This is what I came up with.


Amethyst sticks and round beads, Agate nuggets, dark purple czech barrels, antique silver chain, clasp, bead caps and spacers. All from my stash.

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  1. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Love your design, Wanda – - there’s great contrast in the shapes and great unity in the colors. Would you believe that I just made a birthday necklace for my sister-in-law in some of these same shades ! Great minds, etc.

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Oh very pretty. Lovely shades of purple. I love the amethyst sticks.

  3. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Ohhh.. I’m sure she will LOVE this piece. The sticks are gorgeous,and the nuggets make it even more interesting.

  4. miss e
    miss e says:

    You have a really lucky friend!
    I have some stick beads, I hadn’t thought of using them like this….Thanks for getting my creative gears going!

  5. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you all so much!

    I have lots of sticks just sitting around, I really need to use them more also.

    Nancy, I found these little enameled tea/coffee cup pairs on etsy and I thought of you, and all the earrings you do. They are so cute! You should check them out at stinkydogbeads.

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Very pretty….love all the elements in this one!

  7. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Great design !

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  9. N Taylor
    N Taylor says:

    Wanda this is so lovely. Lucky, lucky.

  10. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    What a lovely design! I love your use of the sticks and the colors are gorgeous. She’ll love it!

  11. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Love those daggers and the barrels and the nuggets and…just everything!

  12. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    This is lovely – I know she’ll love it as well.

  13. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Hey Wanda..thanks for the tip. I did see them and they’re adorable!!

  14. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Thank you all so much for the wonderful comments!

  15. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Hey Wanda… I’m your friend and I like purple!!!
    Not enough huh??? :)
    Really cool use of the sticks. I have some red creek jasper sticks but haven’t used them. Now I have an idea! THANKS!!!

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