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Tibetan Inspiration

About this design:

I purchased the large Tibetan rice bead and the small tassel from Lima. I chose the beads to compliment the colors in the rice bead.


Large Tibetan rice bead, small red tassel, gold wire, green magnesite rondelle, small gold beads, small wooden rondelles, blue/green magnesite, coral chips, crimp beads, crimp covers, brass hook and eye, Beadalon bead wire

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  1. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    I really like this one Bev. I bought a couple of those Tibetan beads at least a year ago and haven’t had a clue what to do with them. They are pretty big and heavy. You found a perfect design for them. The colorful beads match well.

  2. BevB
    BevB says:

    Thanks, K! I agree with you that it is heavy. Thankfully the beads I paired with it are not. I bought it in August when Lima had their sale.

  3. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Love this colorful necklace. Using a heavy bead as a focal makes for a nice drape. The small gold beads make a nice repeat of the Tibetan bead. Very pretty.

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great design. I love the Tibetan beads. I have a bunch of them and haven’t decided what to do with them.

  5. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    This is really pretty! Love the colors and arrangement of beads with that focal. Inspiring!

  6. kye
    kye says:

    You’ve done a great job designing with the Tibetan focal. Everything you used was meant to be. I especially like that you added the short tassle and the extra wire wrapping.

  7. BevB
    BevB says:

    Thanks, ladies! Kye – the tassel didn’t look right, so I wrapped the wire around the top of it. Lol

  8. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Beautiful design! I agree with kye that the tassel is the perfect finishing touch.

  9. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Nice use of the Tibetan bead! I also purchased several myself, and am still wondering how to use them. I agree with what everyone above has said, and would like to add that the coral chips add a wonderful textural element to this design, as well as, tying in nicely with the coral in the focal & tassel. Great work Bev! :)

  10. BevB
    BevB says:

    Thanks, Pam and Crystal Canary!

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