Peyote Circles Necklace Is Finished

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I worked on this necklace most of yesterday. Wanted to finish it so I could move on to something else.

How about Bead Happy for a name? It reminds me of little faces. Smiling faces. Need to pick another name. Just saw Bead Happy in the book I am learning from. I’ll come up with something different. Circles and Chains.  Circle Art.

I took over 40 photos trying to get the best pictures I could. So I will bore you with 2 more. :)

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Supplies used to make this set.

  • 8/0 seed beads in black, bronze, green, blue and white
  • black 11/0 seed beads for loops to hang circles
  • sterling silver ear wires
  • jump rings – silver plated, 6mm & 4mm, 20 gauge
  • vintage black metal oblong buttons
  • Bead Smith silver wire with copper core, 16 gauge, running thru peyote tube
  • Black Lace chain links – 36″
  • 2 small lobster claws to hang small length of chain holding circles
  • 2 rondelle shaped glass beads holding tube in place on the wire

To create the 8″ peyote tube, I strung 80 size 8/0 seed beads.

For closure, the chain link loops around the black metal button on the left side.

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7 comments on “Peyote Circles Necklace Is Finished

  1. Lakshmi says:

    Hi Donna..it is gorgeous..the last picture is very clear

  2. Sindhu says:

    Hi Donna,

    The designs are awesome!!!

  3. digipicsphotography says:

    They look like mosaic coins. :-)

  4. Very pretty! I love the mix of colors and shapes.

  5. don_mae says:

    Thank you, thank you, everyone.

    Last night I made a circle on my own. Didn’t look at the instructions. Added beads where I thought they needed to go. And it turned out GREAT!!

  6. artfullyhis says:

    That is one heckuva set, it’s so pretty!! I love it! I would so totally wear that in a micro-milli second! I love the look, the feel of it. It’s just schnazzy! Great job! Two thumbs up for ya!

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