It's Scream Week! Use Code FRIGHT for 15% Off Regular Prices + 500 BOO Buys & Trick or Treat for a gift!
The Design Gallery

Follow along with step-by-step beading projects and share your designs with beaders around the world—it’s quick & easy!

Chatter

Sea Drake necklace

About this design:

Another in the dragon series. This one looked like a sea drake rising from the green waters off of the Pacific Northwest. Also very eclectic mix of beads.

Components:

Glazed ceramic dragon pendant. Large turquoise flakes. Two types of ceramic beads; turquoise rondelles and a darker green round. Dyed coconut spacers. Crackled glass rounds. Two types of Toho seed beads. A heavy brass jump ring. Soft Flex heavy beading wire. Heavy sterling silver crimp beads.

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 says:

    I really love this one. So many lovely beads, such luscious colors! Stunning design!

  2. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    A very elegant sea snake. The colors are lovely.

  3. No Photo
    thegreenzebra says:

    Creel U !! Another Fabulous Dragon!! I love this necklace, I’m not sure which one I like better, my goodness! Those turqoise flakes are so unique, if you don’t mind my asking – where did you get/find them?! I love them. Great choice of beads, your whole design is so well put together. A Favorite for sure, thank you!

  4. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Beautiful necklace! The colors and beads are marvelous.

  5. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Creel- This is great too! The greens in this are awesome-it does remind me of deep sea water. And your earrings are an awesome addition! You do beautiful work!

  6. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    I love the shades of blue in this beautiful necklace. And the dragon pendant is perfect. The whole thing makes me feel like I am in a dream. A dream of the sea and the ancient world where dragons lived. It really speaks to a Pisces like me.

  7. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Ditto!! Great necklace…love the color!

  8. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    I like the top-drills you placed near the focal! They set a natural & untamed tone for the design which is exactly what the sea can be with its large waves & dangers. Perfect choice of colors ranging in varying depths of dark greenish-blues. Your careful selection of elements has made an impressive piece.

  9. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Beautiful. Love the colors and flakes and pendant.

  10. Creel U
    Creel U says:

    Love you guys! Thank you for the encouragement! The large turquoise flakes were a gift from a beading friend who stopped beading and gave me her stash. I have looked for them at a few online stores I frequent and have found no more :(

Add your thoughts!

  1. No Photo
    YOU say:

    Sign up for a Lima account to comment—it's quick and free!

    Already have an account? Just log in.