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Friday, April 12, 2013

7th Bead Soup Blog Hop second reveal

Some of you stopped by to see my initial post about the upcoming second reveal for the 7th Bead Soup Blog Party.  Here are the pictures I posted of what my partner,Chris Miller, sent me.

Purple jade, Marsha Neal pendant, Ivory Cinnabar

Pressed glass and pearls
Jade in white and purple



Pressed glass beads, purple colored jade
Pearls



Cinnabar, white jade and silver beadcaps

Marsha Neal pendant, silver findings including toggle clasp




Here is what I made with her goodies.




I decided to use antique copper for the findings.  I used a pinch bail to attach Marsh Neal's pendant to the necklace.  I also incorporated the ivory cinnabar and purple jade nuggets.  I used antique copper spacers and black seed beads.

Here are the earrings that were made using the ivory cinnabar and purple jade nuggets.

Here is another view of the entire set.


Here is another set that I made with Chris' goodies

I used Chris' white jade rounds, her flat purple jade rectangles and the silver flowered toggle clasp that she sent.



Here is a close-up of the silver connectors from my stash that I used in the necklace.  I used three of the connectors to help lengthen the necklace.  I also used silver daisy spacers on either side of the purple beads.

 

Here is a close-up of the earrings that I made for this set. 







Here is the last set that I made from my Bead Soup.






Here is a close up of the diamond shaped spacers the I purchased to contrast with the square shape of the pressed glass beads that Chris supplied.  I used daisy spacers on each side of the square beads and silver seed beeds between the glass beads and pearls.
Close up of the earrings for this set.
I was also able to make a bracelet for this set.


Be sure to visit my partner's website:  http://dzeyenrstudio.blogspot.com/  to see what she made with what I sent her.

The full list of blogs that are featured in the second reveal are available here:

I want to thank Lori Anderson, our hostess, for the super work she has done in putting on these blog hops.  The first one was on March 30 (7th-bead-soup-blog-party-first-reveal) and the third one will be on April 20.

Thank you for viewing what I made.  I apologize for the pictures, not sure what happened.  I will be trying to replace them with better ones so please check back next weekend.  I will also have a link to the list of blogs for the third reveal.

Please leave a comment as I love to read them.

Thank you for stopping by.

Carolyn

47 comments:

  1. The reveals are awesome. Love it all but the first necklace is my fav!

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  2. Nice soup, and gorgeous pieces. They are all beautiful!
    Gina H

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  3. lovely colours and great designs

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  4. Lovely beads, and great choices in design. Good to see you!

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  5. Great jewelry!

    I’m in the third reveal. Can’t wait.
    http://vintagememoriesjewelry.blogspot.com
    kathy

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  6. Amazing set - not to worry about the photos, your pieces are really good, and I can see that!

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  7. Lovely pieces. I really liked the colors you received in your soup.

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  8. Purplegasm! Your pieces are each lovely!

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  9. elegant, creative pieces, my favourite is the first set, congratulations!

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  10. Beautiful jewelry. I love that purple. It is such a royal color - it is also the color that represents the law. When I graduated with my law degree the doctoral hood that we wear with our gowns is lined in purple and gold. A color very near and dear to my heart. Love what you did with the soup. Great job!

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  11. Love your designs - very pretty pieces. Wonderful bead soup!

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  12. Oh wow ! I love these soft purples matched with the silver :)

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  13. Lots of purple goodies. Great pieces.

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  14. Cute sets. Simple and elegant. I love purple but I don't use a lot of white so it's nice to see how you put them together in a design.

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  15. you received a lovely soup and did a great job with it!
    I'm on the 3rd reveal, I'm partecipating for the 3rd time on BSBP, what a fun :)
    ciao dall'Italia

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  16. Great job...I especially like your first piece...very pretty!

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  17. Beautiful work. Love the colour palette!

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  18. Lovely and soft color palette, very nice!

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  19. I just love the one with the silver links!! They are all wonderful, PURPLE!!! ~KM 1st reveal - http://kraftymax.blogspot.com/2013/03/7th-bead-soup-blog-party-reveal-33013.html

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  20. The copper is so delicious with purple!

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  21. Beautiful jewelry. Love the purple and silver together.

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  22. You received a gorgeous soup and did it justice! Beautiful pieces all of them, the first necklace is my favorite though!

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  23. Love what you made with your soup! Beautiful work!

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  24. Very pretty. I love the color that you had to work with and you made lovley pieces that I would be very happy to wear.

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  25. you did a really nice job with all of the pieces. I like how the diamond shape beads look great with the square ones- who would of thought??

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  26. You have created some absolutely gorgeous pieces from your Soup! Stunning!!

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  27. I love the first set. This would make a great surprise treat say if you were having lunch with 2 girlfriends. They compliment your set and you pull a set for each of them out of your bag. Great memories!

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  28. I absolutely love the colours in this collection the necklace set with pendant is so pretty and I like the earrings and necklace with diamond spacers too, lovely creations!
    Jackie

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  29. I love all your designs and you've made many. They are elegant and classy. Excellent work.

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  30. Simple but so elegant, very pretty, great colors. Great job.

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  31. Beautiful work with your soup!!

    Happy Creating
    Tracie
    http://homeofthepurskey.blogspot.com

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  32. You did lovely things with your Bead Soup and your cinnabar set is my favorite!

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  33. I like the designs you created with your soup mix very nice and colorful too!

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  34. I love how the copper sets off the rich purples, very pretty.

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  35. All of your sets are so wonderfully, lusciously purple! That first set is just YUMMY though. Well done!!

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  36. I thought I had already left a comment here, but apparently my computer ate it... Ah well. I just wanted to say that I love everything that you made... So pretty! I love the colors and the way you balanced your designs. Nicely done! :D

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  37. What fun to get to play with all that purple! You made some really cute pieces -- I know you'll have fun wearing them.

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  38. Wow! That's a lot of purple. I really like how you used metal to contrast and highlight it.

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  39. Wonderful menu from the bead soup you received. The first set really captured my attention. Well done !

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  40. Stunning work! I really love the first set, it's so beautiful.

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