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Black Rose Choker

About this design:

MY daughter found this heavy plastic Black Rose bead in my stash and said she'd love a necklace with it. Well all it wanted to do was hang straight down - facing the floor. So - I thought a choker might work and it did! It works off center also.

Components:

Seed beads 8/0 - Opaque Black, 6 mm Black diamond AB Smooth Round Czech Glass Druks, 10 x 13 mm Czech Glass Peridot Birch Leaves, 2,5 x 5 mm Superduo Black Gloss, 10 x 14 mm Glass Rondelle Lavender, 8 mm Czech Glass Alexandrite Druk, 8 mm x 6 mm Bead Cap - Black Metal, 20 x 35 mm Black Rose - Heavy Plastic, LB 18 x 9 mm Tierracast Hammertone White Bronze Plate Magnetic Clasp

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  1. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Very dramatic! I really like the matte seeds & how they play against the shiny black rose. The green leaves are the perfect ‘Beady’ touch. Such a symbolic piece. Your daughter will look stunning wearing this one!

  2. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    What a statement that would make at a NYE party with a shiny silvery gown! I can think of numerous other party dress colors

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    Melody F says:

    I’m what a transformation! A plastic rose into a dramatic, romantic, dressy necklace. Your daughter must have your insite as to possibilities. And she must have quite the collection of Lucinda’s Bead Art.

  4. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    You certainly gave this plastic rose a lot of class. It definitely is dramatic and I have to agree with Pam. Wear it to a NYE party with a shiny silver dress/gown!

  5. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    So much potential with beauty. Dressy-absolutely, but would look awesome with western wear too. There’s lots of roses in western wear. Picture this- A western style sundress, blinged out flip flops (also very western)or boots and this beautiful choker- ready to go out 2 steppin!

  6. K Ralston
    K Ralston says:

    I love this one Beady. It has a dressy elegance about it.

  7. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thanks to all for the wonderful comments.
    Robin – I never thought of western wear (or blinged out flip fops – so funny!).
    Whenever I saw this black rose it reminded me of Halloween, so I tried to change that with the green leaves.
    Melody – I don’t know how many pieces of my jewelry ended up with my daughter but she must have a big collection.

  8. sweetjane
    sweetjane says:

    Wow…fantastic choker….love the addition of the green leaves. They really make the piece!!

  9. kye
    kye says:

    So dramatic and wonderful! The large purple beads and green leaves really add a lot to your focal and design. Beautiful!

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