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About this design:

This was inspired by Leigh's pick "Sunlit Violets"! The glass beads have a purple swirl in them and so I paired it with amethyst. It has an antique silver flowery-viney toggle.


Red Aventurine, Amethyst, glass beads,sterling silver,antique silver

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  1. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    How awesome – I am glad my pick provided inspiration! Your design is absolutely wonderful – the colors look fantastic together!!!! Whoo hoo – you go girl!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    I cannot take anymore of the talent. Where does everyone come from. I’m glad we have each other to learn from and support one another the creative juices just spurt like a volcano. It is so exciting.
    What wonderful people. I am so glad I found all of you.

  3. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Thank you Leigh and Faith! It is great having friends who don’t think you are weird because you are so bead crazy! The picks really inspire me to put new colors together….ones I wouldn’t normally ….

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Ya got some great color there, Kid. Love the design, too.

  5. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    It is all Leigh’s fault!

  6. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    LOL – I will happily take the blame for this one!!! This is why I LOVE making picks!!! To get a feel for beads and colors I don’t normally gravitate to.

  7. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    The color combo and design are terrific, Sandra! Also, kudos to Leigh for inspiring you! LOL :D

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    Dora H says:

    WOW, you did great on your creation, Sali Jo

  9. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    wow thanks chickies for your kind comments!! I was actually laughing while I made this thinking “wait til the chicks see these colors!”

  10. Happy Chick aka Harriet
    Happy Chick aka Harriet says:

    LOL I like the comments almost, I say ALMOST as much as this great design! :D

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    K H says:

    Excellent work!!!! I love the colors together!Red adventurine and ameythest – whodathunkit!!! :)

  12. Claire F
    Claire F says:

    Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful! :)

  13. Fashion Chick aka SC
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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Cool design!
    Red aventurine and amethyst, YES!
    Who knew?

  15. Shanti P
    Shanti P says:

    Warm and delightful! Love it!!!

  16. Cecilia-Gems of Heaven
    Cecilia-Gems of Heaven says:

    I love this, very beautiful.

  17. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Wow, what a stunning design, Sali Jo!! Great color and bead mix! :-)

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    Brenda H says:

    Great design! I would never have put these colors together, but you’ve proved how well usual combinations can work. Thank you for making me think outside the “box”!!

  19. Bead-itudes
    Bead-itudes says:

    vwey nice Sali Jo. I’ve mixed Red Adventurine with Turquoise – but have never thought about pairing it with Amethyst. Looks awesome.

  20. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very pretty, love all of it. :)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Very stunning!!

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