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Metallic Latte

About this design:

Another design with chain - - and although the contrast is pretty subtle, I liked the dark chocolate colors with the gunmetal. Finished length of the necklace is 18”.


From Lima Beads: Chocolate Shell Pearl Round 8mm, TOHO Metallic Iris Brown Round 6/0 and 11/0 Seed Beads. From Other Sources: Czech Glass Café Latte Grooved Rectangle 18x12 mm, faceted gunmetal bead 10mm, gunmetal rounds 4mm, gunmetal chain and gunmetal trigger clasp.

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  1. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Anything made with chocolate is wonderful (yum). But seriously, I love the design. And the earrings are adorable.

  2. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    What a beautiful design! I love the gunmetal and chocolate together, very elegant. Your earrings are very pretty too.

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    I just love this Paula! The chocolate and gunmetal look fantastic together, and the czech look like little pieces of a chocolate bar. Gorgeous set!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    This is lovely! I really like the Czech rectangles, and the colors are rich and dark…just like chocolate..Mmmm LOL

  5. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Rich and dark! A winning combo. Love those Czech rectangles, they look yummy! This necklace is absolutely scrumptious!

  6. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    LOVE it! I have a whole mess of pyrite. I bet it would look really good with chocolate — I mean brown!!!
    Seriously, this is a great combo and I’m going to play with the pyrite and brown. I would not have thought of that! Thanks!!!

  7. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    This is a great combination of mixed media. Love the earthy colors..and chocolate.

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Great asymmetrical design! Love the colors. The czech rectangles remind me of the inside of a Mars bar!!

  9. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Gosh, it’s easy to please all you chocoholics ! And Julie, I think these chocolate pearls would look great with pyrite – - am eager to see what you make – - -

  10. Laud
    Laud says:

    I like subtle, so chocolate and gunmetal is perfect. Very impressed on how you used the rectangles–I have some, but they never seem to fit a design. You’ve inspired me!

  11. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Thanks you very much Laud – - one of the things I have discovered is that rectangles don’t lay very well at the “bottom” of a necklace, so I try to keep them upright. Would love to see what you create with your rectangles – - -

  12. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Thanks for this last tip especially, Paula! I would not have thought of that but would have been incredibly frustrated with them “rolling”. LOVE LOVE LOVE the chocolate beads with the other components and I am going to follow Laud and haul out my rectangles for a design, too! :)

  13. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Am eager to see what you create, too, Becky – - hope you had a wonderful trip !

  14. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    This is so yummy! I wish I had some of those rectangles! Gonna have to get some!

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