Thursday, April 21, 2011

Beads Galore!


A few weeks ago, I purchased a baggie full of antique rosary beads from France.  Gorgeous rosary beads made of ivory, bone and wood, in every shade of cream, tan, brown and taupe imaginable.
A year or so ago, I purchased this gorgeous antique ivory brooch, hand carved into birds and leaves.
A few months ago, I purchased this antique rhinestone buckle.  Many stones were missing, but I still loved it.
Last night I got up at 3:00 AM and started putting the bits of rosaries together into long chains.  It was hours of fun!
It's like magic when it all comes together!

2 comments:

The Sampler Girl said...

Gorgeous beads!!!
Tanya

Beth Twist said...

Kathy... it is really STUNNING. Gorgeous. Perfect.

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