bead soup party

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Here Are My Bead Soup Pictures

Well, here are my pictures - I apologize for the quality but it is really hard to take pictures with one eye focused and one eye not (due to the cataract surgery).  I can't wait until the other eye is done so I can view things clearly. 

First, here is what my partner Kathy Alderfer sent me.
The Bracelet


The Earrings

Spiral Necklace with Peyote Slide



Pendant with Chain Necklace and with Spiral Necklace added

60 comments:

  1. These are lovely. We love anything to do with beads! hehe
    Now following you x

    http://proctorcruzdesigns.blogspot.com/

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  2. I am SO sorry for being late -- today our internet provider decided to crash. My stress level is through the roof, to say the least! They're still working on it, but it's like dial-up.

    I love them all, but that seed-beaded necklace? Holy smokes. I have a particular fondness for those because it's something I have NO talent or patience for and I respect anyone who can do that.

    I hope you participate again!

    Love, Lori

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  3. Yay, I finally get to see it! Amazing detail in the pendants. Love the convertible aspect of the necklaces! The bracelet is perfect. Good job!

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  4. Everything is just wonderful, I especially like the necklace how you can mix and match it up! seed beads are so relaxing. I love that the earrings are different too!

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  5. Very nice creations! I love the embroidered piece especially. Great color combinations.

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  6. Wow! You created a huge collection! Amazing beadwork in the last necklace you showed -I love it! Terrific job - lots of creativity and talent!

    PS: Did you know you are right around the corner from me? I own a bead shop in Augusta GA (Wagener isn't that far!) -you should come visit when you can see again! (http://www.yayabeads.com)

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  7. Very nice beadwork! Love the mix of colors:>)

    Those earrings are so cute!!

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  8. Yumm-o We’re all being pushed outside our comfort zones — with amazing results!
    Enjoy the hop,
    Emanda
    http://artemisiastudio.blogspot.com/2011/09/bead-soup-reveal.html

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  9. What gorgeous pieces, I'm a fan of the beadwork one in particular - it's stunning! And those earrings are so sweet!

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  10. The earrings are great. I also love your bead embroidery work- you are one talented beader- just think what you will do with 2 good eyes!!! I can't wait until things are more "normal" with you so we can get back to our chats!
    Alice's Beads and Baubles

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  11. Very pretty, great embroidery.

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  12. Christa, I love the pink with the earthy colors in the findings! There is a wonderful, rich Victorian feeling to your finished piece. I really love how you made it versatile as well. Gorgeous! Thank you for visiting my blog!

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  13. Beautiful creations! I love how you used the clasp and charm for the earrings! Nice soup!

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  14. I'm a pink person and I just kept loving piece after piece after piece as I was scrolling down. That last piece is spectacular.

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  15. Amazing!
    beautiful colours, shapes - really great job!

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  16. major swoon! all of your work is incredible and the earrings are so playful and cute!

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  17. Wow you must have put hours into this design. Amazing.

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  18. Beautiful jewellery! I must say the earrings are my favourites. There's a very good balance in that mismatched/asymmetrical pair. Also, I like how you incorporated the clasp in one.

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  19. I enjoy the whole set, I am jealous of the amount of patience you must have to use all those seed beads. I particularly enjoyed the earnings and that they do not match but are clearly a set.

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  20. Your work is beautiful! Congrats. (those earrings are droolworthy)

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  21. wow, so much work! I love the color palette you had to work with.
    Happy Hopping

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  22. Okay, seriously, how did you do this intricate work with your compromised eyes?! I came back today for another look at what you made, and I am just in awe!

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  23. That's a lot of great pieces you made! I hope you have a speedy recovery :)

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  24. what a stunning beadwork piece. I love your earring & bracelet

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  25. What Lori said:^) I am so impressed wirh your designs. Love the colors as well.
    Be Blessed to be a blessing
    P.S. thanks for leaving a comment on my blog get back to you later Sandy

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  26. The pendant is just gorgeous.
    It all seems so time-consuming!

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  27. Your beadweaving skills are amazing! Stunning.

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  28. Your bead work on the pendant is stunning! Your pieces are beautiful!!

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  29. Wow, the pink is terrific! I love what you did, and particularly the bead embroidery. Beautiful!

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  30. The earrings are my favorite. No one ever makes asymmetrical earrings, and that one of them is the clasp! Ha! Very clever, and lovely beading.

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  31. I love the earrings, good design. Bead weaving is very nice addition to your projects. Bead embroidery, whoa, that is something. I will have to try it again some time, you have inspired me.

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  32. Your pieces are just beautiful - I love the colors and the designs are stunning. Fantastic job!

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  33. I was going to say that the whimsical earrings were my favorite, but then I scrolled down and saw the pendant. As a beadweaver/embroiderer myself, this necklace really spoke to me. And it said "this lady's work ROCKS!" Lovely, lovely job!

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  34. Never thought of usig a clasp for a earring, how creative. Beautiful work!

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  35. Wow WowWow!!!!!! Those earrings are fabulous!! I love asymmetrical work and these are stunning!! Your bead embroidery is gorgeous as well!! Bravo!!

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  36. oh, these are so beautiful and feminine!

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  37. Wow, you received such a beautiful soup- and I love what you did with it!! That bead embroidery piece is my favorite :)

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  38. Fun asymmetry on the earrings - something I have never tried but will have to consider - it is so fun! Gorgeous colors and fantastic embroidery.

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  39. What a great soup you had to work with! I love the pink and brown together.

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  40. All of your pieces are just lovely, but that last one with the big pendant is spectacular!! WOW!

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  41. Amazing pieces, all those little tiny beads... I do not have the patience for LOL! You have amazing talent! Beautiful! The mismatched earrings are my favorite though, so creative!

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  42. What an amazing amount of work!! I love the natural feel of the bracelet. And the mismatched earrings are gorgeous. Beautful beadwork in the necklaces :)

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  43. I am in awe of the amazing work that it takes in your beaded designs. You bead soup is awesome I especially love the earrings.

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  44. Very nice work- I especially love those earrings! How fun and whimsical!

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  45. Excellent work! how on earth did you manage all those tiny beads with your eyes like that?! Stunning work :) I'm not a 'pink' person but still...I really love those earrings, too :)

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  46. You did all of that with one "good" eye?!? Wow! Absolutely beautiful.

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  47. LOVE the earring! Way to think outside of the box. I often do mismatched earring pairs but that was great! And I totally respect any seed bead work - as I can hardly thread a needle!!! Lovely!

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  48. That focal framed in the peyote stitch is wonderful! Amazing!
    Ambra

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  49. Wow, you did all this with only one eye focussed! Amazing. I love the antique feel about the bracelet and earrings set... the peachy tones with the bronze is really feminine. And I love that the earrings are different to each other... they are wonderful!

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  50. These are crazy good designs! So much work went into designing these. You are one talented lady! Really Soup-er job!

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  51. Beautiful collection. The earrings are super fun and the beadwork is fantastic. The focal you created is amazing!

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  52. Such a wonderful beautiful work - I love all your pieces and I can see how much creative fun you had. Amazing.

    I am on my way to discover all blogs participating in Loris Party and I am so sorry to be so late (I was on holidays without internet connection).

    ♥ Manuela

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  53. You got so many different looks from your bead soup. The way the earrings are different and would be, for me, very brave. They look great.

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  54. Found you through sitemeter...thanks for stopping by..I too am running very slow through the soup.
    I really like your necklaces the pendant is beautifully beaded.

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  56. Great soups! I’m part of the bead soup party. Looking forward to the reveals. I'm now following you. I have a new blog. Please consider following my jewelry blog. Thanks.
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