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« on: November 28, 2004 02:22:52 PM »

I really don't want to spend $168 on this charm necklace at Anthropologie.  I mean I'm not Paris Hilton and they really must be on drugs for this one's price.
http://www.anthropologie.com/jump.jsp?itemID=3926&itemType=PRODUCT&iSubCat=338&iMainCat=332
So instead I made a copy with all my extra beads and charms.
It's 51 inches long with lobster claw clasps at each end.  The clasps make it simple to clip an end onto a charm to give a different look.  I did one end like that in the photo.  Simple beading: ~6mm beads in a variety of shapes with 1 to 5 seed beads in between with the occasional gold metal bead.  Put the charms on jump rings and place them where you have 5 seed beads.  I added a couple of beads onto the jump rings too.  I really didn't know how often I would wear this but it has become a favorite since it is so versital.  Total cost is way less than $168!
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« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2004 03:02:19 PM »

charming  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2004 03:08:27 PM »

Wow!  You did a really good job of duplicating.  I think it looks much better than the one for $168.   Grin
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« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2004 03:10:12 PM »

i really like that
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« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2004 03:14:00 PM »

thats a great idea!!
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« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2004 03:14:55 PM »

I like yours better.. Smiley And I agree $168 is way too much!

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« Reply #6 on: November 28, 2004 04:00:19 PM »

yay for making cheap anth. rip-offs!
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« Reply #7 on: November 28, 2004 06:34:39 PM »

So awesome! I was in Urban Outtfitters today and was outraged at all the chep crap they're trying to sell for a trillion dollars!! Stupid poorly made beaded rings for $12! and mind you the beads were plastic! and these crappy scarves and flowers that are supposed to *look* handmade...... I really can't believe people buy this stuff, don't they know they can have someone make it for less?? and the quality would probably be 100 times better... O-well.
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« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2004 02:28:54 PM »

 Shocked gorgeous.

i'm jealous. i really really am.
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carlyleech
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2004 08:55:46 PM »

NICE JOB!  I am a copy-cat too!  I always scope out jewelry sites to get new ideas for my own stuff!  I love it!!!    Grin
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