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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Faberge Eggs, beading and some free tutorials

I have just listed Emeralda, a beaded bead necklace that was created for the Etsy Beadweavers Team March challenge on the theme Faberge Egg. It is playing further with the netted beaded beads in Summerberie.  I felt these beaded beads strongly evoked the trellis patterns common to many Faberge eggs and feature the vibrant jewelled tones seen in many Faberge eggs (for example, see

To see the other wonderful entries in the challenge please visit the Etsy Beadweavers team blog, between the 9th and 15th March and vote for your favorite entry.

If you feel inspired to play with Faberge you might find these tutorials of interest.
Free beading tutorials for Faberge eggs
You can also buy some great beadweaving tutorials inspired by Faberge eggs
Emeralda - my entry into the Etsy Beadweavers March challenge, Faberge Egg

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