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Night Sky

About this design:

I've had the lampwork beads for a while but nothing seemed to go with them. When I saw the links and large rounds on Etsy I immediately pictured these beads. What do you think? Too much going on or not enough?


Gunmetal chain, clasp and tassel from LB, links, large plated beads and lampwork beads from Etsy, smoke cathedral beads.

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  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Gail, this is a gorgeous combination of colors. The gunmetal really compliments the colors in the lampwork. Those links are fabulous. I just love everything about your design!

  2. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Look good to me!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    This is awesome! Love the colors and those links are fab! Don’t change one thing!

  4. D Foltz
    D Foltz says:

    The links certainly dress up this design. The lampwork bead color really offsets the the tassel, links and cathedral beads to a tee. Very nice design.

  5. franny
    franny says:

    love this colour combo!(i’ve used silver pyrite tubes with champagne crystals, so quite similar) and the detail in the beads is so complimentary to the design – love the rope effect & the drape of the tassel!

  6. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    The colors fit perfectly together. Love the links and lampwork beads are gorgeous. Another winner Gail!

  7. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Ditto the other ladies. It’s a very unusal look,and very sharp!

  8. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Thanks everyone! Anyone else having trouble with pictures looking fuzzy once they’re uploaded? I noticed that mine lose a lot of clarity and detail once they’re posted. Am I doing something wrong? Or not doing something I should be?

  9. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    The necklace looks great – - those links are just fabulous, especially the way you used them. And your photos look pretty clear to me – - only suggestion is to increase the resolution when you save/upload them. Great work, Gail !

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    JC Hamm says:

    This is a stunning piece,I love it!!!!!!! Fantastic work.

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    Blue says:

    These gunmetal pieces match your lamp work beads perfectly. Very dressy piece. Wouldn’t that look great on a simple little black dress?

    The pictures are coming in very clearly for me.
    Congratulations on a wonderful piece!

  12. nutz4beadz
    nutz4beadz says:

    Love this design all elements are fab together.
    Love the tassel.

  13. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Wow on those links!! The lampwork beads are perfect with the gunmetal.
    Your first photo is kinda blurry but the other 2 are perfect. I’ve been having the same issue & it is always the 1st photo that doesn’t look right.

  14. franny
    franny says:

    i’ve come back for a second look!….great design, Gail…there is gentle movement in this piece & such harmony of the detailed elements; it really sings!…luv it!

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