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take me to the river -- winner, thanks to you!!!!

About this design:

Just wanted to thank all the wonderful Lima Bead artists who voted for my piece "take me to the river" and helped me win both "best traditional" AND the Grand Prize in abeadstore's design context. You're the best! xoxo

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  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Susan, you are very welcome for my votes, but — to be honest — I would have voted for your pieces even if I didn’t know you through here! They were absolutely the BEST!!! Congrats on winning in both categories, Susan!!! :D

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    I agree, beautiful work, Susan! Congratulations on your win! Woo Hoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    I did vote for you too so I am happy you did so well! Congratulations :-D I so love this necklace…

  4. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Congratulations!! :)

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    YAAAAAY!!! You won!! Woot!! ::happy dances:: I voted! Such a beautiful necklace, all of the pieces you entered were just gorgeous. Congrats! You deserved it!! :D

  6. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Hey, Susan, it’s great to know You won! Congratulations! :)

  7. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Congrats, Susan!! I’m soo happy for you!! And this is a gorgeous piece that shows the beauty of the stones in a great way! :-)

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    Lee D says:

    Congratulations, Susan! This is a beautiful necklace and it deserved to win.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  10. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    This design is beautiful and harmonious as is all your work. Congrats on winning the contest.

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    Dora H says:

    Susan, congradulations on taking 2 catagories…I also voted…this is an unbelievabe creation !! :)

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    D D Mystic Chick says:


  13. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    YEA!!!!!! Congrats. You got my votes, but I think you would have done it even without our votes. The focal is beautiful. Not easy to find such a nice specimen of Lab. Congtats again!

  14. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Congrats! this is stunning love it!

  15. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    WHOOOOOOOOOOOOO HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! Very much deserved win! Beautiful!

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Congratulations Sue!!
    What a beauty!

  17. Cj w aka Slacker Chick
    Cj w aka Slacker Chick says:

    Congrats Susan. Voted for you and love your designs. Enjoy your prizes and show what you make soon.

  18. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    very nice.

  19. Frida
    Frida says:

    Iam so glad! Congrats! It’s a wonderful, beautiful necklace!

  20. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Wow, CONGRATS on your win! SLS

  21. The Dud
    The Dud says:

    Susan, congratulations, your necklace is stunning and definitely a Grand Prize winner in all of our hearts too!

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    LeighAnn F says:

    Congratulations! I also voted for all your beautiful creations. I especially love this piece. A well deserved win! Enjoy the feel of victory!

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    Was there ever any question!!:)You are simply the best! XXO

  24. Pam
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  25. doktordesigns
    doktordesigns says:

    Thanks everyone — your kindness means more than winning ever could. xoxo

  26. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Whooo-hoooo! I voted and I’m so glad you won! A beautiful piece!! :-D

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    Wolfkazzy WolfChick says:

    Congrats on your win :D that’s a gorgeous piece, I adore labradorite :D

  28. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    Congratulations, I was so glad to see that you won! I absolutely love your labradorite “take me to the river”. It’s a pleasure to look at!

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    D Burrell says:

    You deserve to be the winner!! Gorgeous piece.

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