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A Gaea Halloween Trio

About this design:

All three of these necklaces feature Gaea's creations. Her beads and pendants are addictive. I call her the beady temptress on FB lol.

Sorry I haven't been around. I check the site every day and look at all the great creations but never comment. Sorry. Lots of life changes have happened and continue to. But I'm actually doing pretty good in the financial area, for once in my single life.

Components:

1st)Gaea pendant & beads. Tibetan agate. Marsha Neil disc bead used as button. Black seed beads. Black S-lon cord. (I have added black cord above the tiny skull, which I unraveled and then applied a bunch of nail glue to it to make it stiff. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2nd) Gaea pendant & beads. Red wood beads (that were with the pendant). Tibetan agate(looks ancient!!!💜). Tiny skull beads. Marsha Neil disc bead & skull as button. Wood beads as button loop. Hemp cord. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3rd) Gaea beads. Jangles connector bar. Pink tumbled opals. Coconut shell beads. Twine cord. Lobster clasp.

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    These are super Halloween necklaces. The first one is my favorite.

  2. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thanks Pam. I just made that one. The 2nd one I made last year and it is my fave because of those agates. I am in love with those beads.

  3. kye
    kye says:

    How fun are these?! My favorite is the first one too. All would be neat to wear though.

  4. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Deb, it’s so good to see you in the gallery again! I’ve surely missed your fantastic designs & conversation. I see Mousy in the Find Beaders section & often wonder how you’re doing. You’ve done a great job with these Gaea beads! The Tibetan Agates are a very cool choice because of the their distressed & aged finishes. I really like how you used the discs for buttons too. I’ve always admired your creative way of making closures for your pieces–they are unique & true to your style. Been missing you! Take Care Deb.

  5. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Deb- great necklaces for Halloween. I think my favorite is the one with the pink opals. I have tried to put black in some of my designs- not a good thing for me/ it always looks ridiculous! You and CC have done a great job with it. Good to see your work again!

  6. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you Kye, Crystal and Robin.
    Crystal some of my “ingenuity” regarding closures was necessity because of not having anything that matched. The first two necklaces are examples of that. I ordered a bag of disc beads from Marsha Neil and I had no idea what I was going to do with them. So it’s buttons! If you look at the first necklace I tied the cord through several times and it ended up looking like a web!! Not my intention but I like it.

    I use black a lot actually Robin because I wear it a lot. But there are a lot of colors I’m can’t easily design with.

  7. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Deb, I did notice the ‘web’. I thought the black cord looked great over the ivory disc. :)

  8. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I added a photo of the button on the first necklace to show how it accidently looks like a Wed over it.

  9. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    It’s purple and ivory and perfectly matches the Gaea pendant!!!! Such luck!!!

  10. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Wonderfully fun Halloween necklaces! Love them all.

  11. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    I love all of these Deb!! Makes me wish I had done more Halloween designs. I, too, have missed seeing your designs…hope all is well and you will continue to post here. You have always inspired me!

  12. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you Beady and Jane. Im lucky that I got all those pieces from Gaea to make these. She has such fun beads.
    Both of you have been posting some great designs here. I just never comment because I’m checking the site in the morning as I’m getting ready. So no time to talk/comment.

  13. Kimberlywilliams60
    Kimberlywilliams60 says:

    Happy Halloween!! Such a fun design …Gaea is a favorite for sure !!

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    thegreenzebra says:

    Deb, these necklaces are so great for Halloween! I too love the beads from Gaea – they have so much character (I especially love the sets Lima carries). You did an outstanding job showcasing them with your excellent choice of beads, great work!

  15. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    Fun stuff for you the holidays. Well done.

  16. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    You had way too much fun with these necklaces. The black and white beads in the first one look like a string of evil eye beads…kinda spooky. Love the wonderful selection of beads you have used and the focal with whimsical frazzled cord. Well heck, I love ‘em all!

  17. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Excellent designs and exceptional MacGyver skills!

  18. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Thank you Becky

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