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Here are some detail shots of the ornament on the Instructions page and a bit of detail from some of the other ornaments.  Warning!  I have not yet found a good way to take pictures of these, so some of the photos have fuzzy areas:

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This is a close-up of the netted ornament seen on the instructions page. There was a dance of purple lights in the golden-orange beads I used.  Notice that I've used amethyst Delicas to bring out that color.

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Fire and Ice:  This ornament has a pearly finish in a cream color.  I used matte-finish silver-lined red beads with gold-plated cut beads for the accents.  The decorations are crystals and faceted roundels.  At the bottom are two, beautiful flower-shaped Austrian crystals.  Delicious!

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Wine and Gold Go With Everything: Here is an example of beading happily along and finding that I had made my netting too long.  Never fear!   I used the same beads as you see for the accents to close up the netting from about an inch from the bottom.  Then I added a scalloped layer of horizontal netting to make it even longer.  Dangling everywhere are vintage faceted teardrops and tiny teadrops.  Very "Victorian."

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Pearlie:  These cut beads surprised me.  They had an AB finish, but I didn't know until I took them off the hank that they were translucent.  The light that comes through them is a wonderful blue, the color of the summer sky.  I used fresh water pearl "pillows" as the accents and created a loopy fring around the bottom that is reminiscent of the fringe on old beaded purses.


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