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New listing - Evil Eye Pendant necklace - Sold

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Evil Eye - Pendant Necklace
I had such a wonderful time wandering the streets of Kusadasi in the older fort now bazzar.  The shopping was incredable, my sister bought a handmade lace table cloth that she had been looking for and I bought several Evil Eye beads of various shapes and sizes.  The first of these beads to be made into jewelry is the 1-1/2" diameter evil eye pendant bead that now resides in a lovely St. Petersberg stitch necklace.  The necklace is made with Czech blue, aqua and opague white seed beads and accented with blue glass bicones.  I would love to go back to Turkey one day and spend more time.  Since we were on the cruise ship we only were in Kusadasi for 7 hours, and 4 of those we spent wandering around the ruins of Ephesus.

This necklace sold on July 17, 2010 at the Abbotsford Farmers Market

Formal Nights Hemetite Choker

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Since coming back from my month long trip through Europe I have been trying to finish off several pieces, photograph and post to my etsy shop Angelque Creations.  One of these is Formal Nights adjustable choker/princess necklace.  I made this necklace adjustable so that one would have several options to wear it out to a formal evening with you little black dress, or wear it longer with your business suit during the day.  The necklace is made with a right angle weave (RAW) and is 1" in width and adjust from 16" to 19" in length.  The button clasp I used two recycled coat buttons that have a chrome finish.  When you first put on the necklace the coolness of the Hemeitite stone is refreshing but quickly warms up to body temperature.
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Well I finally have the time after my whorl wind trip in Europe to get back to posting on my blog and making new items for my Etsy shop.  I had such a great time traveling to London, Paris, Rome, Naples, Athens, Rhodes, Turkey, Eygpt, and Venice.  We were moving everyday seeing new sights and taking too many pictures that I now have to edit.  I also starting working at Redwoods Golf course and that has taken up some of my time.  I am happy to be back at beading and here is the first of my efforts inspired by my trip.  I call it the Eye of Horus (Ra) bracelet and it is made with Japanese Delica seed beads from a pattern that I created.  The pattern will also be available on my Etsy shop Angelque Creations.