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Aqua! Aqua!

About this design:

I've fallen for this color. Can't seem to get enough of it.

I started the Cellini spiral thinking it would look nice with the glass fairy, but it didn't. So, try something else. While I had out colors that coordinated with the seed beads, I found the glass dragonflies, which insisted on joining in. They didn't go with the spiral, either, so they got their own treatment.


Spiral bracelet: Seed beads, Grace rondelles, Gaea rondelles, Czech glass, antique silver button. Dragonfly bracelet: Czech glass, Amazonite, antique copper clasp.

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Ahhhhh!!! I want!!! They are both beautiful!!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Both are fabulous! And they look perfect together…great colors!

  3. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    Oh wow, how gorgeous!

  4. Laud
    Laud says:

    Ah, thanks, ladies! I like them, but I thought maybe the dragonfly one was too pale. Your votes of confidence feel good.

  5. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Both are gorgeous! Love how you layered the rondelles in the spiral one.

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  7. D Foltz
    D Foltz says:

    What a truly beautiful design. I love the colors together and the bracelets are so complimentary to each other.

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    JC Hamm says:

    Absolutly beautiful as always.Love them both!!

  9. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    A++++! Fantstic! :)

  10. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow they are beautiful!!!

  11. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Totally gorgeous, Laud ! Love your description of how things sometimes just lead you into another design – - and both of these are spectacular.

  12. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Nope, not too pale at all! They both are fantastic as are your pictures. What do you take them with?

  13. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Both are beautiful. Love the color of both!

  14. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    What a gorgeous pairing and the colors are fantastic.

  15. puppychick  labratbecky
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  16. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Beautiful job and I love your colors. Fabulous!

  17. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Gorgeous color and what’s not to love? Great designs! :D

  18. Laud
    Laud says:

    Thank you all! I was away this weekend, so no computer. What lovely comments I returned to!

  19. Chicky Zee aka Alice
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