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A Little Peek

So, I have been trying for weeks now to get some presents and cards made for some of the special friends I have made over the past few months. I Finally got to finish a necklace for one of those friends. I can’t tell you who she is… because I haven’t sent the necklace to her yet… but, I am pretty sure that she will be reading this post. So, she’ll get a sneak peek at her gift. I hope she’ll be surprised when it arrives in her mailbox!

Bella's Lullaby 027

I used lots of different beads for this 3 strand necklace. A ton of glass, some acrylic, opalized glass, square, metal… it’s a long list. It’s made of different shades of blue and purple… which I believe are her favorite colors (hope I’m not wrong!).

I had fun making this necklace! As usual. I especially love the little baubles I hung off of the chain. So, now I’m off to make some more! That is… if Rhiannon ever takes a nap!


Unknown said…
From what I can see...Another jewellery master piece! It looks absolutely gorgeous! I am sure who ever she is that she will love it!!!...Beautiful Ali! Xx
Anonymous said…
it's beautiful! great job Alison and we can't wait to see some more :)

Jamee said…
that is beautiful!!! im sure she'll love it :)
Jen Shults said…
That beautiful Alison! Who ever gets it is a very lucky girl. You are so sweet. :D I can't wait to see the other stuff you make. :D

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