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About this design:

I found a bunch of these carved jade barrels -- some in gold and some in fabulous shades of blue, green and lavender -- in Hong Kong. I have been working with them as focal beads, but I might try a piece featuring several, too.


Carved jade barrel, mooakite nuggets and copper spacers.

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  1. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    This is just gorgeous. I love the Jade barrell, and the copper beads are beautiful. A wonderful design … you made good during your trip to Hong Kong.

  2. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Beautiful! ;)

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


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    K H says:

    I love the colors – they remind me of shades of honey!!! :)

  5. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    LOve it so vibrant!!!

  6. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    I love all the beads you’ve shown from your trip … the barrel bead is so neat with the mookite! SLS

  7. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    This is smashing and so lively. Yellow is not my favorite, but I really like this!

  8. NY Bella
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  9. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Wow, what a nice necklace! Great beads!

  10. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Oh love your new beads from your trip, This is such a pretty combo.

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    Lynda aka DivaChick says:

    This is gorgeous, Susan. It is one of my favorites of your designs! Thanks for sharing.

  12. Cuban Queen Crazy Chick
    Cuban Queen Crazy Chick says:

    This is a delicious necklace, Susan! :P Definitely a favorite!

  13. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Fabulous design! I like this mix of beads – mookaite and copper together is a favorite of mine. The focal is fantastic.

  14. Harmony on Strings
    Harmony on Strings says:

    Everything about this is perfect.

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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    This is one great design, Susan! That trip to Hong Kong has served you well…you made wonderful purchases while you were there! :D

  16. Cecilia-Gems of Heaven
    Cecilia-Gems of Heaven says:

    Gorgeous Susan.

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