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Sea Monster Necklace

About this design:

I started this necklace with the center first. It reminded me of a nature movie that featured sea creatures in the deepest part of the ocean where there is no light.

Components:

Seed beads 11/0 - Blues, Green, Purple, Black, Bronze, Cream -, 3.4 mm drop beads - Capri Blue, 2.5 mm X 5 mm - Czech Twin Two Hole Clear with Peach Lines, Silver Plated Magnetic Clasp 16 mm

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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    I totally agree with your deep ocean thoughts! Love the little blue drops added to the spiral. I also like how you transition from section to section in your designs. I remember enjoying the ‘Undersea world of Jacques Cousteau’ and learned so much about sea life. Beady, I’d love to see a bracelet made the same as the front section with added sea charms, sand dollars, etc. Would be awesome to wear together. How many grams of seed beads does it take to make something like this? You surely must buy these in bulk!

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    bluedog says:

    Love all the texture and colors:) Going from the clasp to the dark part, beautiful!

  3. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    I definitely get an undersea vibe. The colors are spectacular. You’ve got the blue of the sea, the white of the foam, green of seaweed and other colors of the plant life. Beautiful work. Must have taken some time.

  4. Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom says:

    Beautiful!

  5. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    I can just picture it…some where in the Caribbean…the dazzling blue green water…. the sun glinting off the waves. I can really get that vibe looking at your gorgeous necklace. Great job!!

  6. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love the story about your inspiration. Beautiful result!

  7. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thank you for your great comments.
    Crystal – I also loved watching Jacques Cousteau. Sea creatures are so amazing. Love your bracelet suggestion. I weighed the necklace – only 23 gm. Not very heavy.

  8. Stingray
    Stingray says:

    Beautiful, I can definitely see the ocean abyss in it.

  9. kye
    kye says:

    This is so beautiful. I love the richness of color and textures. Such a wonderfully executed design. Wow!

  10. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    This reminds me of the weird fish that have “lights” running along their sides… Bio-luminescent blue beads wrapped around the center! Wow! Obviously I really like your sea monster necklace. :D

  11. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks everyone.
    LRC – That’s what the center reminded me of also.

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