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The Booty

The Gem and Bead show came and gone and I went and spent.

There were so many beads I couldn't think.  I envy those people who get a whole basket and fill it up with all sorts of goodies.  
I went with a friend on Friday and bought some beads and then I went back today (Sunday) and my mom bought me some beads!  She so tweet! Check out our loot.  
From left to right you have, carnelian, hematite, coral, magnesite, pyrite, turquoise, ocean jasper, and a mystery stone.  I never know what that is but I like it!  

So what did I do this weekend?  Did I accomplish any of my challenges?  I did finish some sexy hoop earrings but no picture.  They pretty much look like the others that I posted.  So I won't bore you with that but I did make a thumb ring, size 8 1/2.  

But guess what?  Yup, that's right.  It's the wrong size. It's a size 8 3/4.  Did I mention how frustrated I get with making rings?  Just kidding.  I didn't get frustrated with this one.  I just made another one.  

Ring number 2
Size 8 1/4- 8 1/2!  I sure hope it fits.  It should because when I made this one I designed it with the person in mind.  So I stamped those lines to represent water running.  It is an American Indian symbol for constant life.  I bet this one will fit.

So I accomplished 2 out of 4 of the challenges.  Not too shabby!  Have a wonderful Sunday and a fantabulous Monday.



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