Monthly Archives: May 2011

Simple Style from the Church of Beads

I have one rule: “If you’re crazy about it, buy it.” With a rule like that, it’s not surprising that one-of-a-kind beads have lived for years in my stash. I loved beads long before I began stringing. At first, I … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Transformation – Before and After

Do you ever give yourself presents? I do. For instance, I purchased this inlaid dragonfly as a birthday present to myself several years ago. The piece originally hung on a two-strand turquoise chip necklace shown below. (Before) At the time, … Continue reading

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Stories from the Heart

Found objects make interesting necklaces. In this case, I combined two unusual and unrelated polished rocks from Colorado to form a heart. Those rocks didn’t start out to become a necklace. I just happened to be playing in the bead … Continue reading

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Treasure Necklace, Heartful Journey

Tell YOUR Story with a Treasure Necklace The original necklace measured 96 inches. I remember buying it in Houston and only occasionally, looping it two or three times around my neck, wearing it. I owned it, admired it, kept it but … Continue reading

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