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Through the Grapevine

About this design:

My first attempt at tubular netting a necklace. Since I had planned to make it longer than I did, I decided to use black iris seed beads since I had a ton of them. After a mishap when changing thread, I gave up and put the clasp on (still no idea how my count got off...). The color grew on me, and I thought it fitting to use a grapeleaf toggle with a bar that had a grape cluster on it.
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seed beads, toggle clasp, Fireline beading thread

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  1. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Those iris seed beads are really beautiful. I think it looks great.

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Perfect color choice in the seed beads “grapes”. They look fabulous with the grape leaf toggle. Great color… great design! :)

  3. Chicky Zee aka Alice
    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  4. DayLily aka Del
    DayLily aka Del says:

    Very pretty.It looks great with the grape clasp.

  5. Beadzilla aka Wanda
    Beadzilla aka Wanda says:

    Love the colors and design! A beautiful piece!

  6. Asia
    Asia says:

    Beautifully done :D

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