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Tibetan Life

About this design:

I have wanted to use these Tibetan beads since I bought them. They reflect such a different culture than ours. That is the reason I incorporated the Tree of Life pendant. The beads are so integrate that they don't need much complexity in design in my mind. Thus, the simple design. They are back in stock. Challenge you great minds to use them in a design.


Tibetan agate beads, Terracast Tree of life , Zola coral and bar chain - all came from Lima Beads. From my stash came the gold beads and the brass JB connecters. I just remembered the bead caps which really match the Tibetan agate beads. Where did I get them? I am not sure! Ha! Almost forgot the bone beads from my stash.

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Another great necklace! I love that it is using so many different items. The bone beads look almost like the Czech Glass African bicone beads. I love the Zola chain and the tree of life pendant. It brings all the cultures together.

  2. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    I ditto Pam’s comment. Love the addition of the Tree of Life. Very nice piece, looks rich and antique.

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    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    Pam, thank you, I think you are right. Confusion comes with age, right? I am going to change it. You are the best.

  4. Creel U
    Creel U says:

    I just got some of the “bone” bicones. Love their weight. I think you did a nice job mixing the two necklace lengths.

  5. S KatollakaSue
    S KatollakaSue says:

    I like the proportions here very much! Actually I like everything. It’s rich and warm and very exotic! And in looking at the other views, I really like the way you handled the mechanics of a double strand. Beautiful piece! Another great photo, too!

  6. kye
    kye says:

    Multistrand necklaces are so hard to get right. This one is really pretty. The tree of life is just the right touch.

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    WOW! This is fantastic and definitely exotic! Love the color, the beads and the whole design. :)

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    Poms Forever aka Donna says:

    You all are such artists! i really am starting to spread my wings. Your kindness. is deeply appreciated.

    Thank all of you for posting your great pieces of jewelry that inspire me everyday!

  9. C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie says:

    I am very taken with this necklace. It is so ethnic and pleasing. I love the addition of the chain and tree of life pendant. Well done. :)

  10. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Donna, I just love the way you combined the Tibetan agate beads with the Czech ivory bicones–Perfect together! I’m with everyone else in liking the cultural feel of this design. The bead caps added to the front focal beads also adds that little extra ‘oomph’ that appeals to me. Beautiful work! :)

  11. Beauty Sought Khristin
    Beauty Sought Khristin says:

    I want to say ditto to everyone’s comments above. This is so well done. I’ve looked at those beads and never quite knew how I would use them. This piece is a great example. Beautifully done.

  12. G Layne AKA Gail
    G Layne AKA Gail says:

    Ooo! What a striking piece! You done good!

  13. Asia
    Asia says:

    What a warm piece, the agates are fantastic here :D

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