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Topic: The New Years Eve Necklace that wouldn't happen  (Read 1563 times)
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winter83
« on: January 01, 2007 11:01:17 PM »

So when I was in ceramic class this semester I made some gold beads that were kinda lumpy but still looked alright. I'd been saving them until I could think of the perfect use for them so yesterday I was thinking I would make on of those long necklace that you rap around your neck a couple of times. They are really popular around here now. I though this would be the perfect use for my handmade beads and I just happend to have the perfect smaller seed beads to go with it. So I made it really long because I wanted to rap it a few times. When I finished it was perfect! I was so happy. So I put it on and then I was like I could probably wear this as a bracelet too....so I rapped it around my wrist a bunch of times then when I went to take it off it got tangled and really tight around my wrist and I couldn't get it off at all so I had to break it to get it off and untangled.  I was like okay I have enough time to fix it so I did and it was shorter but good. So I got dressed and it matched my outfit perfectly and then I was looking for my shoes it go caught on something and broke all over and down my cleavage.  I wanted to cry. 

At 5 in the morning when I was changing to go to bed I had a bra full of beads and it made me sad again.  Cry
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« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2007 05:51:05 PM »

Awwww!

That's so depressing. Necklaces have a knack of breaking when it'll make you the most mad.
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Gwynevere
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2007 01:32:23 PM »

I had that problem once, beads down the cleavage I mean. And in a nice trail all around the house (I walked around for a while before I realized it was broken). It was the oddest sensation to have a bead fall down my back... Wink
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Amie.v
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2007 02:39:22 PM »

I dont know how big the hole was in the beads, but if you used thin elastic then i would suggest yarn or cotton, If there wasnt a clasp on the back i think that would have helped in those *tangled* situwations.
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pinkpoodle230
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2007 08:34:09 PM »

Uhhg this happened to me near christmas, i made this cute jingle bell necklass with like a MILLION sead beads, yeah, it snapped, in a store, and here we have it tons of beads coming out from my shirt. All day when i was walking around they just kept coming out of me, very odd indeed.
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winter83
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2007 08:55:14 PM »

oh thats a bummer!
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