Linking links

17 Aug

Some times ago I bought these glass beads with the idea to make a long necklace. As I saw them I thought that they were born to feature in a necklace with a loose pattern.

Almost at the same time, I decided to take part of Peggy Johnson‘s Link Challenge.

I was so happy when the links finally arrived because 1. they were beautiful and 2. I could use them along with the glass beads to make my necklace (I am a procrastinator, and by the time the packet from Peggy landed in my mail box, I hadn’t yet started to work on my necklace…).

So, I had my idea, my beads, my links, my wire and my holidays to enjoy.

I really didn’t need anything else to realx and work on my project.

Check out Peggy’s blog post for the complete list of all partecipants and vote for your favourite creation!

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29 Responses to “Linking links”

  1. Michelle August 22, 2012 at 01:59 #

    I love what you did with the links.. great job.

  2. janeen August 21, 2012 at 06:39 #

    This worked up beautifully!! I love what you did with the links and the beads. They were made for each other. Great job and I am in love with long necklaces right now.

    • chicandfrog August 21, 2012 at 08:25 #

      Thank you Janeen! Attention, long necklaces are addictive!

  3. Shelley Graham Turner August 18, 2012 at 15:41 #

    This reminds me of carmel candies. It looks all creamy and yummy. Very nice use of the links!

    • chicandfrog August 19, 2012 at 08:47 #

      Thanks for the yummy comment Shelley! 🙂

  4. Kashmira August 18, 2012 at 08:22 #

    I love the colors!

  5. Jami Shipp August 18, 2012 at 06:21 #

    Love the color and contrast the materials and beads lend to one another. I am big on asymmetrical pieces – lovely

    • chicandfrog August 18, 2012 at 09:26 #

      Thanks Jamie! I am starting loving asymmetrical pieces too.

  6. Beti Horvath August 17, 2012 at 23:48 #

    Very nice. Loved the combination of glass and plastic Sort of chunky and streamlined at the same time.

    • chicandfrog August 18, 2012 at 09:08 #

      Thank you Beti. Sometimes chunky is good! 🙂

  7. paula hisel August 17, 2012 at 21:41 #

    i love the asymmetrical aspect to it. and the color choice of beads with the links was perfect!

  8. Katherine August 17, 2012 at 21:39 #

    I normally am not one to be drawn to big chunky necklaces but you really did a great job on this. I love the color choice and balance of size in the other stones. Well done.

  9. Terri G. August 17, 2012 at 20:32 #

    Beautifully assembled…the color and scale of the beads works wonderfully with the links.

    • chicandfrog August 17, 2012 at 20:38 #

      Thank you Terri! Big links call for big beads!

  10. Kay August 17, 2012 at 18:48 #

    Very nice. I like the looseness of it and the mixture of the links and the beads. Congrats on getting your loose bead necklace done (even if you did procrastinate) 🙂

    • chicandfrog August 17, 2012 at 20:37 #

      Thank you Kay! I shuold really work on my procrastination issue though… I finished the necklace just in time to send Peggy the pictures…

  11. Sarah August 17, 2012 at 18:08 #

    ooh! That’s lightened the colours up so much! Amazing how different materials make the links have a different feel to them 🙂

    • chicandfrog August 17, 2012 at 20:36 #

      I just wanted something bright and with a summer vibe!

  12. Denielle August 17, 2012 at 15:00 #

    I love this necklace so much I voted for it 🙂 It is just soothing to me when I look at it.

    • chicandfrog August 17, 2012 at 17:43 #

      Thank you Danielle for your comment and the vote! 🙂
      Ambra

  13. JenRen August 17, 2012 at 14:08 #

    Nice job! Your necklace can work with many different outfits and occasions.

  14. Peggy Johnson August 17, 2012 at 14:00 #

    Beautiful! I really love the beads that you used with the links. I swear I thought they were wood at first sight. Thanks for being part of the challenge!

    • chicandfrog August 17, 2012 at 17:42 #

      Thank you for hosting this challenge Peggy. I had a lot of fun making my necklace!

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