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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 :)


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

  2. Gorgeous piece!!!

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

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

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


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