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African Turquoise 'Tubesey'

About this design:

I was planning on doing some new variations on a linear necklace design I've been working with for years now: stone tube beads with rice fwps and a 3rd component. (Gayle, aka Science Chick independantly came up with a similar design and nicknamed it 'Tubesey') When I saw Anita QoG Funny Chick's Fresh Pick "Nip it in the Bud" this morning, I knew I had to make one with African Turquoise! Her FP also influenced me to try a run of colored pearls for this version's 3rd component. I am pleased with how it came out. Thanks Anita!


African Turquoise 13x4 square tubes, white rice fwps, bright avocado fwps, sterling silver dotted spacers, silverplated magnetic clasp.

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  1. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Hmm, on my monitor the color of the pearls doesn’t go as well with the turquoise as it does in real life. :( You’ll have to use your imagination, I guess…

  2. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    It’s lovely!!!

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    Dora H says:

    very pretty, simple and clean…you could even add a pendant for a different look. :)

  4. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    very pretty I would love to see it in person for the true colors pictures can be so dieceving!

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    Orchid Betty says:

    The colors look great to me, beautiful necklace

  7. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Lovely. I really like the African Turquoise with the Freshwater Pearls … great design.

  8. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Eeka, his is absolutely lovely! :D

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    I love this design, Eeka! Simple and charming! :D

  10. Chickie Nonnie T
    Chickie Nonnie T says:

    I love pearls, you can wear them with anything. What a great combo, I never would have thought of pairing them with turquoise!

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