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Hermit Island Day

About this design:

Hermit Island is campground on the coast of Maine that my family visited each summer throughout my childhood. We'd spend the days on the beach collecting ... well, everything. The skies were so blue, the sea so beautiful ... perfection in a place.


Royal Blue, Barbados Blue, Peacock Blue and Turquoise Bay Recycled Glass; Toho Seed beads in Rainbow Frosted Saphire, Ceylon Light Sea Green, Transparent Capri Blue, and Opaque Frosted Blue Turquoise; Sea Shells; Silver-plated Clasp

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  1. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Totally pretty and it sounds like it’s full of memories for you, too !

  2. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Beautiful memento of your special times. Love that there are tiny seashells in this design, too!

  3. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Wonderful memory, and a gorgeous piece to remember it. Love the layers of different blues in the focal pieces.

  4. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  5. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Great piece!!!
    I really like the mix of so many blues. And yes, the little shells are perfect!
    btw: I am SO stealing your design idea!!! ;)

  6. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    This is GORGEOUS!!! Love it! and now send me more info on that campground. I have never been to Maine but I am dying to go sometime. And Julie beat me to it. :) I might have to do some stealing, too! :)

  7. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Love the beach glass and the little shells!

  8. SquirrelGirl aka Angela
    SquirrelGirl aka Angela says:

    Beautiful design! I really like the mixture of blues you used and the shells are the perfect touch.

  9. nutz4beadz
    nutz4beadz says:

    This is just lovely. Your choices of beads are outstanding, love it!

    I have to say this site has remarkable designs by creative, talented beaders. It is a joy to see what everyone acomplishes.
    The designs give me inspiration to do better.

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