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« on: January 12, 2014 02:00:22 PM »

I haven't done any bead weaving in a long time, but was suddenly in the mood. Luckily for me, I got a gift certificate to the local bead store for Christmas. So the next time my husband and I went on a date we ended up at the bead store. I thought he was going to be bored out of his mind, but he was really helpful and actually picked out most of the beads for me.

The necklace is the Picot Necklace from Beaded Allure by Kelly Wiese.

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(Sorry the pictures are so big. I'm not sure why.)
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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2014 02:13:01 PM »

I am glad the pics are large to show the detail...it really is lovely.  How long does it take to do that kind of beading?
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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2014 02:26:06 PM »

This is just beautiful. Such a gorgeous piece.
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« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2014 02:30:13 PM »

Gorgeous! At first I thought it was tatted, then I was able to pick out the smaller beads. Perfect in either case.
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« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2014 02:38:10 PM »

It takes me quite a while. I worked on it off and on for a few days. Usually several hours at a time.  Maybe next time I'll time myself.
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« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2014 02:40:21 PM »

Lovely!  Makes me want to do some more like this too.  I've only done it one time but the effect is beautiful!
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« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2014 03:12:57 PM »

The way the colors blend from light to dark is absolutely beautiful. You hubby picked out some really nice beads Smiley. It's so delicate looking. Pretty!!!
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« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2014 05:05:57 PM »

Oh, it's gorgeous! I love how delicate it looks.
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« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2014 06:09:07 PM »

So elegant and beautiful. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2014 11:10:38 PM »

The blue and purple beads go very well together.
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« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2014 05:34:49 AM »

This is stunning! It's so delicate looking like lace! The colors work so well together too! Awesome work Mel!
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« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2014 08:21:07 AM »

Beautiful!  I love the colors.
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« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2014 09:19:40 AM »

Thanks everyone. I plan on making a matching bracelet some time.
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« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2014 07:32:06 PM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!  Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: January 17, 2014 04:00:42 AM »

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« Reply #15 on: January 17, 2014 06:35:16 PM »

Beautiful beading work. How long did it take you to make it?
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« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2014 07:39:38 AM »

I'm not sure exactly how long it took, but I worked on it over the course of several days, a few hours a day.
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« Reply #17 on: January 19, 2014 05:48:11 PM »

Really beautiful, mel. Congrats on a featured project!
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The Second picture is better than other..
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