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Crazy Chickens Necklace

About this design:

Started this with one chicken but I love them so much that I went crazy.

Components:

11/0 Seed Beads - Many colors - Round, Delicas, Tohos LB Tierracast Magnetic Clasp 18 x 9 mm Gold Plated

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  1. Phoenix
    Phoenix says:

    Another amazing necklace Beady! I’m glad to hear that you love your chickens so much! They are a very fun, amazing animal to have in ones life.

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    bluedog says:

    Beady – This is unbelievable! Love how you put the sun and the moon in also … Just great!!!

  3. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Great necklace! It must have taken a large amount of time with so much detail.

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    Melody F says:

    Fantastic! I love the beadwork where you make little pictures. This one is really fabulous, and so personal.

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Your crazy chickens are crazy good! They really are neat little pictures. Did you ever think about enlarging one of the blocks to about 5″ X 7″ and framing it?
    Love, love, love all of your bead work.

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    thegreenzebra says:

    Beady, you do the most amazing bead-work I have ever seen in my life – this is incredible!

  7. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    Chickens! And a lot of them. And they are all different. There is so much detail here. You’ve really outdone yourself BLE. Fantastic work.

  8. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    WOW!! This takes great artistry! I’m not wild about chickens…but I’d wear this in a heartbeat!

  9. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thank you all so much. Chicken antics are so fun to see. They’re very sweet animals.
    LRC – this necklace starts with 20 beads. I figured if I want a 5 inch wide picture I’d have to start with about 73 beads. Oh no. But you could make a very detailed picture.
    I did manage to get a recreation of my sweet Henelope.
    Yes Pam – It did take some time.

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    thegreenzebra says:

    I can’t get enough of this Beady, I keep coming back to it…and I love it – HENelope, omg you are too funny :)

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    MH says:

    Wow! I love your chickens!

  12. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks GZ and MH.

  13. Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 says:

    Omg !!! Agree with green zebra …you always impress me but this one blows me away !!! I LOVE this so so much

  14. Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 says:

    Also …it’s not lost on me that the left side 3rd one up looks like your profile pic …who is or was she ? I once had a house chicken and she will always be that special one :)

  15. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks Kimberly – Yes, that was Henelope. She was an amazing friend and chicken. Killed by a neighbor’s dog. You’re right – she’ll always be special to me. Animals are so sweet.

  16. Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 says:

    Oh no!! I’m so so sorry , what an awful experience …my dad’s dog killed my duck when I was 21 ….I never got over that:( Henelope looks like she was a wonderful helper and listener …was she a Red ?

  17. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Hi Kimberly – Yes, Henelope was a Rhode Island Red. She was the Pecker In Chief. I don’t know if we ever get over the death of our pets.

  18. Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 says:

    Hahaha !! Pecker in chief ….now that’s funny :)

  19. Midge S
    Midge S says:

    Gorgeous!

  20. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Oh Beady, this is just adorable-however did you figure out how to bead each one? They are so cute- I love the 2 that are talking to each other. and the the day and night/ and the babies. And that big black one-is he the rooster? And the yellow one is going somewhere. I love this!

  21. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    beady after Christmas i’d like to try a fringe necklace. Can you recommend a pattern ?

  22. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks Robin. Fringe can be added to almost any weave. Just go for it. Sorry – I don’t know any patterns.

  23. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Wow, Wow, Wow!! This is awesome! I’ve been hoping you were going to do a chicken stitch, and this was definitely worth the wait. Henelope was the first one I saw & my smile went from cheek to cheek. I called hubby over right away to check this out–his words were: ‘Outstanding!’ I have a passion for these little creatures, and all the ’tiles’ capture the essence and spirit of their character. Splendid work Beady–absolutely spectacular! 8O

  24. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    Beady what a gorgeous piece of beadwork art! Really admire and love your work.

  25. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks Crystal and Kathryn.
    This took some time but was a lot of fun.

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