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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Summer Beadwork Project

This necklace is the project I've been working on for the last month or so.

I wanted it to represent frothy waves in the deep ocean. I made a special trip to Shipwreck Beads to find more shell, mother of pearl and peal to put in this necklace. I also got some more glass beads in the shades of blue I wanted to use.
















I've used the large beads to make a random netted framework. Now I am filling in with smaller pieces of randomly netted seed beads.

I am almost done; I have about half a round left in the darkest blue color. This project has been unusually slow going for me. I've taken it apart twice now. I am very stubborn, though. I will finish this necklace - maybe this week!

Keep an eye out for a new listing soon :)

5 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I love the dark and light blues together:)
    found you via etsy's blog team!

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  2. Amazing colors and wonderful detail! Some things just take forever, but this piece is well worth the extended effort. Beautiful work:))

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  3. It really does look like shades in the ocean! Fabulous job :)

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  4. Thank you so much for your encouragement, everyone! My motivation to finish has gone way up :)

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