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Copper in my Dream.

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All materials except cones and gold plated fish are from LB

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  1. JC Hamm
    JC Hamm says:

    Beautiful, love the copper!!

  2. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Beautiful, Julia! A fave!

  3. Sylvia H
    Sylvia H says:

    So unusual. I love it.

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    I knew this was one of your designs, Julia. You have this technique down pat and everything you make is so beautifully done. Great color, great style. :)

  5. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Julia, all of your projects are beautiful and greatly inspire me. This one is fantastic–love the neutral colors and how the front really pops! What size/shape kumihimo disc do you use–what is the difference between the round and square disc? This looks very hard–maybe a challenge worthy of pursuit! :)

  6. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    So pretty. Love the colors. Pink and brown go so well together.

  7. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You all so very much!! :) Crystal, I use mostly 4.5 ” diameter round disk. On this one I used beads:
    Silky Gold (matte) Rice Droplet 3×6.5mm Seed Bead
    Item 30683 – Unit: 23 Gram Tube (1)

    TOHO Rosaline (with Frosted Silver Lining) Round 8/0 Seed Bead
    Item 11540 – Unit: 2.5″ tube (2)

    I tried a square before and I could not work with the beads with it so I gave up :)

  8. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Julia, Thanks so much for the info!! I think I’ll order the disc–but I’ll probably have to get some books on how to do this technique with beads. :)

  9. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Oh, I forgot to ask, do you also use those huggy spools to hold all your strands? If so, I should get some of those too! :)

  10. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Yes, Crystal, you should …:)You need eight :)

  11. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Julia, maybe my problem is that I use a square disk. I will try the round one, but what is the difference with the beads on a square disk?

  12. hendersonlc
    hendersonlc says:

    This is lovely. I am inspired by your piece to try beaded kumihimo.

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