As you all know, I love Bead Soup. I had a small collection of pretty and unusual bead soup and snippets of brass chain similar to this from Ornamentea. Rather than use brass wire, I used some chocolate brown Parawire and copper jump rings to give a subtle color shift.
And here's what I came up with...
I carried the floral theme of the pendant into the necklace with a few dangling flowers and a leaf, and tied the varied colors together with Purple Velvet Swarovski crystals.
Why does this make me think of Happy Hippy Chick? I don't know, but I know I love the idea of it. This is a jeans and t-shirt, flowing skirt and blouse type of necklace, I feel. But you can wear it any way you want!
I really hope you've enjoyed this Cup of Bead Soup -- we're ending it early due to the holidays. January there won't be a Cup of Bead Soup because we're having the
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