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« on: February 20, 2007 10:26:10 PM »

hey y'all,
here's my first attempt at freeform peyote....
enjoy the pics : )

the first one, all in green :



and a close up:



here's another attempt, multicolour and with dangles...



potentially as a bracelet:



wishing y'all the best : )semira

*update*

ok, so they're done, woohoo, i figured out finally how to make a beaded toggle closing (not that hard, yay) so, here they are finished and ready to wear :

both together




the green bracelet



with attachment:




the multicoloured bracelet



with attachment:




thanks for looking again!!

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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2007 03:17:57 PM »

Oooh... waaay better than my first attempt. It was also my last since I hated how it turned out. Sad Yours is cool.
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2007 12:19:09 PM »

thanks for the nice compliment!  i always thought that freeform was too hard for me...wow, cant wait to make more...i'd like to know how they add cabuchon to freeform, that looks complicated...
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« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2007 09:15:45 PM »

I have really wanted to attempt it but I don't even know where to start!  Did you look at any patterns or tip pages?
Great JOB!
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2007 08:06:26 AM »

i didn't read anything about it, although i've been doing peyote and tube peyote for years....i always thought there was something in my mind blocking me to do freeform, now i got it!! just take any beads you'd like and work with it...i looked at lots of freeform over the years and that's the message i got...if that's the wrong idea and there is a technique, someone please share!!!
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2007 12:13:08 PM »

wow, that is super fantastic.  I love it.  Great, great job!!!
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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2007 06:11:15 PM »

There beautiful.  I love all of the greens.
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« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2007 08:07:35 AM »

thank you : )  the green took me about 3 days to make...
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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2007 09:25:42 PM »

wow they are amazing! beautiful work! I love seed beads but I aspire to do something like this!
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« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2007 07:46:16 AM »

thank you!!  it was years before i attempted to try....this is like the summon for me in seedbead work....
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