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Fire and Ice Mala

About this design:

Traditional style Mala necklace.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

42 8mm Lava Rock beads, 66 8mm Picture Jasper beads, 2 8mm round gold beads, Ice Blue C-Lon, Lake Blue Tassel, Picture Jasper Guru bead, & antique gold Buddha charm

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15-16" strand

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15-16" strand
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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    This is so cool!

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Excellent design with an unusual combination of bead colors.

  3. CAS
    CAS says:

    Jenneba, this is very oooohhhh … aaaahhhh and quite inspirational too! Gorgeous … gorgeous … gorgeous!

  4. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Love the bead combo with the knotted turquoise C-lon in between. The color block is very effective in this design.

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love it too, traditional or not they are all fantastic :D :D :D

  6. kye
    kye says:

    Beautiful! That ice blue C-lon really adds to the beauty of the piece.

  7. Jenneba
    Jenneba says:

    Thanks everyone! It was so much fun to make!

  8. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Fabulous. I also like the combination of beads you chose. The little bits of turquoise are great!

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    Faith Z says:

    This is the very first beading thing I have decided to do, but I don’t see any instructions. Can you send me then @ faziegler@gmail.com please.

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    Faith Z says:

    How do you attach the guru bead to this. I was able to figure out the other beads but not that.

  11. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Faith, saw your post here, Go under the ‘Tips & Techniques’ section on this site…and look for ‘String a Guru Bead on a Mala Necklace.’ Hope that helps!

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    Delia C says:

    Beautiful colors

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