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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Wish List: April

11/0 Toho seed beads (#82 Metallic Nebula) from Perles & Co.
Gorgeous button from Perles & Co.
Drichroic Donut from Perles & Co.
Twin Beads in Crystal Lilac colour lined from GJBeads.
Dichroic Glass Cabochon Mix from GJBeads.
Garnet Gemstone Faceted Teardrop Briolette Beads from Beadaholique.
Lampwork novelty beads red round with a detailed frog from Beadaholique.
Fandango Purple (Dyed) Coin Shaped Cultured Pearls from Beadaholique.
Czech Glass Pressed Dagger Beads (Matt denim peacock) from Robin's Beads.
Toho Aiko seed beads (Salmon lined crystal) from Robin's Beads.
Pink Smooth Square Cat's Eye Cabochon from HobbyPerline.
12mm round Swarovski Jade pearls from HobbyPerline.


Halinka said...

Fine 'Wish List' for April:-)
The first ones-I have in my box-they are not as expensive here.
The button is nice-can be even used as a cabochon.
Those dichroic,round shapes with the hole-I think I do not like.I wouldn't know,what to do with them.
I've never bought the'twin beads',but I've seen fine bracelets with them.I'll get tried them once.
Dichroic cabs are fantastic-I also love gemstone briolette.
The lampwork frog is super-super- and I've got lots of pearls,but rarely use them.
As concerning Draggers-I think I've stopped to like them,there are too many of them seen in all blogs.
Toho seed beads are sometimes fine to get used,but I still prefer 'Miyuki'-they are more equal.
The square cab is perfect-I love it and the Swarovski not know:-)))
Warm Hugs-Halinka-

Anna Fjellborg said...

For some reason I've recently been drawned a lot to Toho seed beads, I think it must be cause of the different range of colors they have compared to Miyuki (which I also like a lot), maybe, I don't know lol ^^;
I found the dichroic donut bead looking really pretty; last month I got my hands on the book "Dimensional Bead Embroidery" and it contained some tips on how to use non-cabochon like beads, among there donut beads and I've been in a mood to try something similar like that out :)
The frog I picked out cause it was so adorable, although I wouldn't know what to do with it lol. I suppose when it comes to bead I tend to pick out stuff not only that I need but that I want, even if they don't fill a function at the time I decided to buy 'em lol :)

Peapod Beads said...

I like the wish list Anna (the idea AND the choices you made) I have used the dichroic donuts before, one of them I bezeled the outer edge and made a delica bail, then attached a small bezelled dichroic cab under the donut. It made a nice pendand and didn't really need any further embellishment!

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