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Topic: Sherbet Breeze! The seed bead and shell necklace!  (Read 1067 times)
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« on: April 30, 2008 01:00:25 PM »

I got out my beads the other day for a quick project and was feeling too lazy to put them away again...so they sat there for a day, staring at me, begging for attention. So I decided the "bad beads" deserved some loving. The bad beads would be all the plain white seed beads and the bright orange, square pendant (I got it as a free gift with an order of beads a while back).

So I strung up a bunch of white seed beads while watching repeats of Law & Order until I had a considerable bunch. I tied all my strands together, added the clasp, etc and then admired my work. I decided I wanted to do something more with the bright orange shell so I took some silver colored wire and wrapped it around the shell a few times, adding some Swarovskis here and there. And this is what I ended up with! It's nothing special, but just thought I'd share ^_^ Although I have to say, my boyfriend's violin makes a rather elegant background...!




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« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2008 01:10:47 PM »

That is quite the elegant background!

I love how multiple strands of seed beads look.  This is really nice for summer.
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« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2008 01:12:56 PM »

That is just beautiful!  You sure made those "bad beads" look good!
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« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2008 02:08:38 PM »

It's quite an elegant necklace, with that pendant, it's lovely!
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« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2008 07:00:22 PM »

i love what you did with your "bad" beads Smiley i have TONS of those Tongue
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« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2008 09:11:30 AM »

Thanks for the comments ^_^ I was surprised at getting a compliment on it while at the grocery store the other day! That doesn't happen often.
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« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2008 09:09:51 PM »

I think it looks pretty elegant yet very beachy
and it looks wonderful against the violin- good choice
I wanted to do a multi strand necklace a while ago with my seed beads but just couldnt get it right  Sad
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