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My first gemstone fling!

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Post by Jan Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:29 pm

Now that wasn't so hard, was it? The only problem now is which silvers to leave off your bracelet. I see a second bracelet in your near future. Smile
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Post by LindaJo Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:46 pm

Looks great, Kate. And I love your avatar!
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Post by Magpie Kate Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:14 am

Brightonbelle I will have a look around the forum for amber photos tomorrow Smile

Thank you Engel!

Jan - Fortunately I already have 2 bracelet chains and a few locks, but it is hard to split them up at first, I suppose it is just what you get used to always having on!

Thank you LindaJo Razz
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Post by PMJ Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:00 am

You are right that sometimes glass beads has the most spectacular design, but... gemstones could be beautiful too. I think You can add 3 fantastic gemstones to your bracelet !!! Bravo !!!
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Post by troll2011 Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:18 am

Those beads fit perfectly onto the all silver bracelet combo bounce

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Post by Fleur Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:52 am

Magpie Kate wrote:Do you think ambers would suit me? I don't wear orange at all.. I am very very fair skinned, with dark hair and blue eyes.

Why not? Ambers don't need to be orange.
Do you have a local shop to try some ambers?
Just try and then maybe start with a small one on your bracelet.
Personally I prefer stones and ambers to glass too and I like the gemstones on your bracelet.
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Post by AquaAura Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:27 am

Your gemstones are beautiful, they really glow! I have just discovered the magic of ambers, they come in an amazing range of colours, including green!

BTW I love your avatar! Very Happy
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Post by Magpie Kate Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:24 am

Thank you PMJ & troll2011

Fleur my local shop has only got one set of amber that has been there for well over a year. I have some good stockists not too far away though so I will plan a visit to have a play. I have been looking at some of the ambers on Macrow this morning, they are all so different but very beautiful.

AquaAura how are you finding the ambers to wear? Thank you I couldn't resist using it as my avatar - It is just so me, magpie is my nickname for obvious reasons Embarassed
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Post by AquaAura Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:02 pm

I have put some of my ambers with my Chinese silvers - they look very striking! The others are on a cream leather bracelet. I tend to wear them if my clothes are more neutral, as the ambers are very distinctive. I love you
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Post by Magpie Kate Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:05 pm

Are there pictures of them anywhere on here AquaAura? Smile
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Post by Hisae Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:05 pm

Love your both combo.First one look so cool then you added 3 beauties on it.Good choice!! Well done cheers
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Post by Bowerbird Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:12 pm

Good choices. I love my chalcedony too. So what's next?...
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Post by Magpie Kate Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:15 pm

Thank you Hisae Smile

Bowerbird I am not sure... any suggestions? I would like to add a couple more stones to this bracelet I think. I am stalking all the sites I can think of looking for stones Embarassed
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Post by Trolldog Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:08 pm

LOVE the combo after you added the 3 stones!!! The chalcedony is just TDF!!! I just ordered one myself! I'm afraid you are hooked now though....you won't be able to stop!!
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Post by BethyCW Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:16 pm

After seeing your beautiful chalcedony I definitely 'need ' one now Wink gorgeous bracelet and I think I need to be a little more experimental with my silver Smile
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Post by Magpie Kate Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:19 pm

Trolldog I don't think I am ever going to be able to stop, there is always something else to lust after. Glad to hear you have a chalcedony on its way to you, mine looked so pretty out in the sunshine today.

Lizziecw you MUST get one, right now Smile do you have a lot of silver? I find silver much easier to play around with, but it feels so good to be out of my troll rut.
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Post by BusyBeads Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:35 pm

I've just seen your bracelet and it is absolutely gorgeous. The glass beads fit in perfectly with your silver ones. Wonderful bracelet x
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Post by Fuzzyfeet Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:13 pm

I love your new look bracelet !
Its interesting seeing all your silvers, I got into Troll because of the silvers then got seduced by the glass Laughing
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Post by AquaAura Tue Apr 10, 2012 11:26 pm

Magpie Kate wrote:Are there pictures of them anywhere on here AquaAura? Smile

Here you are:

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Post by Bluesybeads Wed Apr 11, 2012 12:22 am

This is the most beautiful fling I have ever seen Very Happy

I am totally inspired and must add a couple of beads to my all silver bracelet.

To the think box - which beads would be me? Puzzled
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Post by Magpie Kate Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:56 pm

Thank you BusyBeads I love you

Fuzzyfeet it was the silvers that drew me in too (obviously hehe) but the stones, ohhh the stones! Do you still keep a lot of silver in your bracelets?

AquaAura those ambers are TDF Drool having done some very hard research Wink the very rich deep ambers are the ones that tug my heart strings, and the ones that look almost like tortoishell. The mixture of colours on yours is perfect though, do you wear this one much?

Bluesybeads - Thank you, not all flings have such lovely results Razz you should definitely try adding some to your all silver, do you wear any glass or stones at the moment? Like I am sure you have read I found it really hard at first but it is SO worth it. You just have to find the right beads to tempt you in to the unknown cheers
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Post by AquaAura Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:02 pm

Magpie Kate wrote:Thank you BusyBeads I love you

Fuzzyfeet it was the silvers that drew me in too (obviously hehe) but the stones, ohhh the stones! Do you still keep a lot of silver in your bracelets?

AquaAura those ambers are TDF Drool having done some very hard research Wink the very rich deep ambers are the ones that tug my heart strings, and the ones that look almost like tortoishell. The mixture of colours on yours is perfect though, do you wear this one much?

Bluesybeads - Thank you, not all flings have such lovely results Razz you should definitely try adding some to your all silver, do you wear any glass or stones at the moment? Like I am sure you have read I found it really hard at first but it is SO worth it. You just have to find the right beads to tempt you in to the unknown cheers

Thank you, Magpie Kate! I love the rich deep ones too! I probably wear this once or twice a week, but I do have few bracelets..... Embarassed
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Post by Magpie Kate Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:03 pm

Hahaha and where are pictures of all your other ones? Very Happy
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Post by AquaAura Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:16 pm

I haven't photographed all of them!! I think you can visit my personal gallery to see the ones I have photographed! sunny
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Post by Magpie Kate Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:19 pm

Ohhhh that was a dangerous album for me to enter Very Happy Your bracelet with the 2 troll coins in the centre... you have an amethyst, and a green stone.. is that aventurine? It looks beautiful but I have never seen one that colour before! I love you Drool
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