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Yellow Watermelon

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MMM...MMM...Good!
Reasons for me to like my job: 1) work with diamonds 2) met with famous governor, local anchorman and pianist 3) received a pair of diamond earring 4) free watch 5) Christmas party at Fogo de chao 6) bonus 7) ate yummy yellow watermelon 8) and more...
I'm so thankful to have these blessings from work, but my heavenly Father is my real blessing that is greater than anything else.  If I die, I will lose everything but Him.  If I have Him, I have everything.
Psalm 21

O LORD, the king rejoices in your strength.
How great is his joy in the victories you give!
You have granted him the desire of his heart
and have not withheld the request of his lips.
Selah
You welcomed him with rich blessings
and placed a crown of pure gold on his head.
He asked you for life, and you gave it to him—
length of days, for ever and ever.
 Through the victories you gave, his glory is great;
you have bestowed on him splendor and majesty.
Surely you have granted him eternal blessings
and made him glad wit…

Multi-Strand Seed Beads and Larimar Chips Necklace

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I can’t remember when I last made a piece of jewelry. I felt like making a necklace today but now I find that I didn’t like the way it looks. What do you think?

Materials:
- Thread, Berkley FireLine Crystal, crystal, 0.13mm diameter, 4-pound test. - Glass seed beads. Size: 10/0. Color of your choice. - Larimar chips. Color of your choice. - 2 bead tips, bottom clamp on, double loop, 3.5mm - 2 crimp beads, 2mm - 2 open jump rings, 3.55mm x .03mm - Lobster claw clasp with loop - Scotch tapes
Tools:
- Bead crimping plier - Round nose or flat nose plier - Scissors


Step 1
Cut a piece of clear thread 21 inches long and thread 5 larimar chips and glass seed beads until 8 inches are filled, then put a piece of tape at the end to secure it. On the other side, thread only the glass seed beads until 8 inches are filled and then put tape at the end also. The total length is 16 inches long.


Repeat step 1 six more times to make a total of seven strands. You can basically add as many larimar chips as you want for e…