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Week 13

Week 13

Here is everything I made in week 13. Neoprene and aluminum rings 26 Gauge and 22 gauge gold – plated wire and miyuki drops. Czech drops and 18 gauge non tarnish silver – plated wire. A closeup of the maille part of a suede cord necklace.Again aluminum and neoprene rings. The ring – part, instead of a bead, to keep the strands together. A suede cord necklace, plain and simple made special because of the wire elements in it. My…

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somethings to think about …………

somethings to think about …………

HEALTH QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION: Q: I’ve heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life; is this true?A: Your heart is only good for so many beats, and that’s it.. don’t waste them on exercise. Everything wears out eventually. Speeding up your heart will not make you live longer; that’s like saying you can extend the life of your car by driving it faster. Want to live longer? Take a nap.Q: Should I cut down on meat and eat more fruit…

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Week 12

Week 12

I ordered some new wire, this time I tried some gold-plated or gold-filledI’m not sure so I will have to ask the shop about that. Of course I had to try the wire to see how it feels I also ordered some new black and colored neoprene rings.bigger sizes this time. I really love this type of bracelets. With very big rings I made a keychain. Here is my poor excuse of making fishes with wire.The gun metal I made…

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Week 11

Week 11

I think I overdid it a bit this past week.I found a nice tutorial for making bracelets out of buttons.The grey one was my first try, then came the one in green. I was in the mood for working with those buttons that I tried out some new idea’s. And of course I made a bunch of new earrings.Tested a new shape of earring wires for in my shop, so I had to make a few extra earrings. I also…

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Week 10

Week 10

Time flies when your having fun!!! the 10th week of this year is already behind us, a week where I had little time for beading.But I did manage to make a few items. I will start with the earrings. Green and orange wire with soft green glass pearls. Seafoam Green Artistic Wire and white glass pearls. A fun project 10 cm long earrings with metal stars and Czech glass beads. This one I made last sunday, a stretchy biker bracelet.Chainmaille…

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My OTT (Over The Top) entry

My OTT (Over The Top) entry

On one of the Dutch forum we had a big contest. It was called “Over The Top” This was my entry. After I made send in the photo’s I took of all the colored drops and changed them with 6 mm Olivine Jade beads. I prefer the set with the Jade. Sadly I can’t show the other entries, because the forum is viewable for members only.

Week 9

Week 9

And again a week has past. ūüėČ And instead of doing some I have been beading again. I had some coiled leftovers so all I had to do was adding the beads to them. Dark cobalt blue fire polish beads with two tones of copper wire Gun-metal with Lavender stone To Item ¬†lavender stone Silver-plate and gold tone rings with a touch of copper ¬†Copper with aqua blue glass beads Silver-plate with caged black glas pearls. Gun-metal with Czech glass…

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