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Roaring 20's Necklace

About this design:

Thinking about Valentines Day and remembered that I had some lovely rose pink 8 mm glass hearts in my stash. Started playing with them and came up with a flower-y type thing so I went for it. When I finished it I thought it looked kind of like Art Deco. I didn't design the leaves - learned them from a nice Russian lady on Youtube - Tatanya Lawson. Did change some of them though.


Seed beads 11/0 Pink Ceylon and Rainbow light Topaz Seafoam, Stainless Steel Ear Wires and Toggle Clasp

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  1. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Spring Time in the Roaring 20′s! Great design and perfect colors.

  2. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    I knew I liked it when I saw it but didn’t know why I was especially drawn to it until I read your description. Yes, it does look art deco! And I’m especially fond of Art Deco. The piece is just lovely.

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thank you both so much. When I saw the colors together I just fell in love.

  4. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    This piece is the bee’s knees! I love it. What stitch is the “chain” part of the necklace? I’m hoping to get started at bead weaving very soon.

  5. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    My favorite colors together!! Great for Spring or Valentines Day…it’s absolutely lovely!

  6. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks Pam and sweetjane. Pam-I don’t know what this stitch is called. It’s very simple. You can use 1 or 2 needles. I usually start with 1 needle and 4 beads and make a circle. Then stitch around to the bead opposite the tail. Then add 3 beads and go back through the bead you left on the other side. Makes a row of +s (+++++++++). I like to add more beads in the spaces. Or you can add dangles, or loops – such a versatile stitch.

  7. The Bead Boutique
    The Bead Boutique says:

    How very whimsical! I love them! :)

  8. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks TBB. Pam -this stitch is a right angle weave.

  9. kye
    kye says:

    Beautiful set BLE. Pink and green is such a romantic color scheme.

  10. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks kye!

  11. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Fantastic work Beady! I love the stitched leaves and those lovely soft pink heart beads. You’ve created an awesome focal! The colors you used in the weaved rope part are a beautiful combination. :)

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