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Turquoise Magnesite Drop

About this design:

Necklace is a diagonal Peyote stitch with burnt orange beads added to the outside edges. Then I found the Magnesite drop in my stash. How lucky.

Components:

11/0 seed beads - LB Toho Siver-lined Burnt Orange, Delicas Rainbow Cream, 15/0 Rocailles in Teal,Turquoise magnesite drop.

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  1. BevB
    BevB says:

    You create such beautiful pieces. Love the turquoise magnesite drop. Great necklace for the summer.

  2. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Simply, elegantly beautiful work.

  3. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    Magnesite is a very pretty stone. Simple V shaped necklaces are always styleful. Every stitch is so precise. I admire that you always have such clean precise stitching. Using delica beads probably helps, but it’s still hard to do. Great design BLE.

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Great design with wonderful color and fabulous craftsmanship.

  5. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thank you all so much. KR – yes, Delicas are fun to work with.

  6. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Wunnerful, wunnerful! This is definitely a keeper and a classic that will always stay in style.

  7. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Oh, very, very nice! I love the ‘V’ styled front. The button closure is lovely and makes the back as beautiful as the front. I especially like the embellished sides with the tiny teal beads. Do you do the edges after the main stitched part of the necklace is done? Keep up the great work Beady!

  8. kye
    kye says:

    I’m not only inspired by your beautiful designs I’m also inspired by how much you get done! Wow! Love the simple V shape on this necklace and the beautiful colors. The Manganese drop was meant to be on this design. So pretty BLE!

  9. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thank you all very much.

    Crystal- The teal beads were woven into the necklace as part of the design – The outside burnt orange beads were an afterthought and were sewn in afterward. I wanted to use a copper clasp but didn’t have one. Then I checked out my buttons.
    (Making the v was the hardest part.)

  10. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Thanks. The burnt orange beads were a great afterthought and really have a big impact on the design.

  11. Becca W
    Becca W says:

    this is lovely – and your color choices are fab! Nice work.

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    MH says:

    Beautiful, beautiful!! Your colors and beautiful style bring to (my) mind vintage Native American beadwork, only made very modern!!

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