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Blue focal bead (yes, I made it)

About this design:

I FINALLY made some beads with my new torch .... Here's one of the better ones (practice, practice), made the "headpin" as a bail, on silverplated chain


lampworked glass beads, silverplated wire, silverplaced chain (from LB)

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  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Pam, your blue focal bead is so beautiful! I am very impressed with your talent! Love the bail you created, too! :D

  2. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Love this one Pam!!!

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Pam, this is so lovely! Fabulous pendant! :D

  4. Orchid Betty
    Orchid Betty says:

    Beautiful shades of blue, gorgeous lampwork bead!

  5. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    So pretty!

  6. CAS
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    Deb D Grammy Chick says:

    Lovely bead and bail, Pam! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:


  9. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    You done a great job on your bead.

  10. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Congrats! This is so prety!

  11. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Pretty! Oh, course!!!

  12. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    So cool that you are doing lampwork. What fun!

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