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« on: May 22, 2005 08:35:19 AM »

I've just recently started making jewelry-type things and haven't gotten too creative so far. For some reason green is my new favorite color...

Lariat-style e bead necklace with cheesy assemblage of a brass pistol, feather, and leaf beads.

Seed and bugle bead anklet with leaf beads.
I realized while making these that my string-finishing abilities are somewhat lacking/non-existent. I ended up tying a knot, dabbing with clear nail polish, and slapping a crimp bead to tie off ends, which doesn't look terribly but not perfect either. For some reason I didn't feel secure with just using one or two of the above-mentioned methods. I've been using nymo and cotton thread. Anyone have any hints?
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« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2005 08:59:00 AM »

i really like the necklace! is it possible that you could take another pic w/ it on you! i'd like to see how everything hangs and sits! thanks!  Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2005 02:26:06 AM »

ooh! i love lariats, ive never gotten round to making one... your colour choice is of great taste - i lurve green!!!
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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2005 11:26:03 PM »

That is sooooo gorgoeus.I love the colours used,they are really nice.Yup like surfergrl311 said if you could show a pic with it on then I would be a happy bunny and even more tempted to have a go.

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« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2005 06:40:13 AM »

Aww, thanks! I will try to post pics soon, I've been lazy and just got back from out of country...
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« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2005 04:25:05 PM »


Here's a picture of me wearing the necklace--apologies for the latenes and blurriness...you'd be amazed how difficult it is to find ANYTHING after a move...especially with the amount of crap I have!
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« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2006 09:43:18 PM »

Both very pretty. I like the idea of using the feather at the bottom of the lariat. Very good colors, the mixture of yellow-green and green.
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