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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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