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Purple/Violet, Pink, Rose and Fuschia Palette Designs by
KAREN RECK
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Vintage glass beads: 1940s Japanese art glass "shells" pale aqua/pink foil; 1950s Cherry Brand dark rose 10mm rounds; milky semi-clear opalescent 10mm rounds; 1940s Japanese dark rose/white 18x12mm ovals. Copper bicone spacers. Vintage Czech rosaline/coral glass seed beads. Bronze glass seed beads. Hammered adjustable bronze toggle clasp; gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: 20-22"/2.4 oz. $159/set. #202120
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Rose quartz slices graduated strand. Faceted 4mm spinel rounds. Copper metallic glass seed beads. Oxidized bronze hook & eye extender clasp; gold bronze textured crimp covers; gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: 22-24"/2 oz. $179/set. #202119
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Flower agate cherry blossom teardrop pendant. Morganite faceted 5x8mm rondelles. Vintage glass beads: 1950s pastel multi-color givre crystal 11mm faceted rounds; 1940s West German pale pastel multi-color 8mm 3-sided ovals. Bronze wave toggle clasp; gold bronze textured crimp covers. Bronze glass seed beads; gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: 21"/2.3 oz. $179/set. #202117
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1950s Japanese handmade amethyst with gold foil opalescent 18x12mm glass oval nuggets. Purple/grape chalcedony (Grade AAA) 10mm rounds. Swarovski® Tanzanite Art. 5000 8mm faceted rounds. Purple iris 6mm ovular freshwater pearls. Artisan gold bronze Southwest-style toggle clasp; gold bronze textured crimp covers. Bronze glass seed beads; gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: 21"/2.5 oz. $179/set. #202114
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1920s Czech antique carnelian pressed glass 30x14mm ovals. Swarovski® Padpardscha (Art. 5000) 8mm faceted crystal rounds. Grade A carnelian 8mm rounds. Vintage Czech rosaline pink/coral/orange 6/0 seed beads. Copper glass seed beads. Sterling silver artisan flower clasp and sterling findings. Necklace length/weight: 22"/1.6 oz. $139/set. #202111
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Vintage Japanese glass beads: 1950s Cherry Brand 13mm and 10mm amethyst rounds; early 1960s opalescent lampwork ovals with translucent amethyst rings. Clear amethyst/white givre faceted 8mm rounds. Czech silver-lined amethyst 6/0 seed beads. Hammered adjustable bronze toggle clasp; artisan gold bronze crimp covers; gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: ~21-22"/2.2 oz. $169/set. #202041
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1930s Bakelite rich amber/tortoise shell 21mm round. Raku 15-10mm gold/copper brown/blue rondelles. Dark rose 12mm freshwater pearls. Vintage glass beads: 1950s Japanese Cherry Brand 10mm and 14mm rounds; Czech rose/pink/orange 6/0 seed beads. Handmade etched copper toggle clasp; red bronze artisan crimp covers; gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: ~22"/4.1 oz. $179/set. #202036
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1930s Bakelite rich amber/tortoise shell 21mm focal round and ~13mm rounds. Super Seven (amethyst cocoxenite) 10mm rounds. Kunzite 10mm rounds. Lost wax bronze artisan toggle clasp; red bronze crimp covers; copper bi-cone spacers; gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: ~20"/2.6 oz. $239/set. #202030
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Vintage glass beads: 1950s Japanese 15mm light amethyst lava glass focal; rare 1930s French clear/amethyst givre faceted 13mm rounds; rare handmade Japanese opalescent foil 12mm rounds; 1950s Cherry Brand amethyst 6mm, 10mm, 12mm rounds; West German white speckled light amethyst baroque 10mm rounds. Silver-lined amethyst glass seed beads. Sterling silver artisan leaves clasp and sterling findings. Necklace length/weight: ~23"/3.0 oz. $179/set. #202029
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Contemporary "fairy opal" lampwork rondelles (under-strung with seed beads). Vintage Japanese glass beads: 1950s Cherry Brand dark rose 10mm rounds. Vintage German 1940s glass beads: faceted 12mm amber/olive/rose white givre rounds; smooth 9mm amber/olive/ rose/white givre nuggets; "berry" smokey topaz/orange 10mm rounds; amber/topaz faceted bi-cones.
Czech matte metallic multi-color rondelles, bronze glass seed beads.
Gold bronze artisan findings: smooth spacer beads, cross-hatch crimp covers, dotted wrapped toggle clasp.
Gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: ~20"/2.2 oz. $169/set. #202022
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Flower agate teardrop pendant. Vintage glass beads: watermelon pink rondelles; 1960s pale pink/aventurina swirl 26mm lampwork tapered planed ovals; 1950s Cherry Brand dark rose 10mm & 12mm rounds and baroque rounds. Faceted apatite 4mm rounds. Czech bronze glass sed beads and rondlles. Bronze hook & eye clasp, gold bronze artisan crimp covers, gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: 21"/3.6 oz. $/set. #202021
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Vintage glass beads: Pale pink/aventurina swirl 26mm lampwork tapered planed ovals; Czech clear pink/peach givre 12mm faceted rounds; Japanese swirled raspberry/white beige planed nuggets; Cherry Brand dark rose 12mm rounds and 10mm baroque rounds; raspberry swirl 7mm rondelles; beige 7mm rondelles. Antique Venetian silvery rose pink pearlescent 3mm seed beads. Gold bronze rustic hammered toggle clasp and dotted crimp covers; gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: ~20"/2.6 oz. $179/set. #202019
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Vintage glass beads: pale alabaster pink mid-century German rondelles; Venetian pink nuggets with aventurine swirls. Large 35mm hematoid quartz pendant. 9mm faceted strawberry quarts rounds. Czech gold bronze rondellesold bronze butterfly and dogwood blossoms artisan toggle clasp, bronze bail, gold-filled earwires, and findings. Necklace length/weight: ~20"/3.3 oz. $179/set. #202007
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Japanese vintage glass beads: Cherry Brand deep rose/fuschia graduated rounds; 1960s transparent rose/pink lampwork flattened ovals with white/mocha spots and white spirals; 1960s transparent clear with rose/white lampwork ovals with swirls and dotted bands; 1950s lampwork black barrels with cranberry/orange and silver foil. Czech gold bronze and silver glass rondelles, sterling silver leaf toggle clasp, earwires, and findings. Necklace length/weight: ~21"/2.4 oz. $179/set. #202006
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Morganite smooth petal nuggets slightly graduated strand. Italian 1950s vintage clear glass rounds with pink/purple/aventurine centers. Pink/purple swirl vintage lucite teardrops. Sterling silver rondelles, sun toggle clasp, earwires and findings. Necklace length/weight: 19"/2 oz. $179/set. #202005
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Kunzite 10mm rounds and 9mm strawberry quartz faceted rounds. Czech dark bronze glass rondelles. Bronze artisan lost wax pendant, bronze artisan lost wax toggle clasp, gold-filled earwires and findings. Necklace length/weight: ~21"/2.8 oz. $239/set. #202004
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Antique vintage glass beads: 1920s-30s Art Deco-inspired Czech translucent porphyry pink molded glass strand of graduated right triangles, large pentagon, and 5mm rounds; 1930s Bohemian rose givre lampwork 7mm rounds; Austrian 9mm pink with black matrix 3-sided ovular beads. Czech dark bronze rondelles and seed beads. Bronze artisan Southwest toggle, gold-filled earwires and findings. Necklace length/weight: ~20"/1.8 oz. $219/set. #201801
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1960s West German vintage carved matte mauve lucite disks ("lentils") and rounds with Swarovski crystals. Vintage Italian lucite metallic plum ovals. Czech bronze glass rounds. "Egyptian" bronze hook clasp, gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: ~20"/1.5 oz. $119/set. #201602
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Vintage lime green moonglow Lucite 15mm rounds. Vintage glass beads: German pale pink rondelles; watermelon teardrops. Czech bronze & dark bronze rondelles. Bronze artisan bird toggle clasp, gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: 20"/2.8 oz. $109/set. #201532
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Vintage Japanese purple glass/silver foil (20 x 14mm) focal beads. Vintage German glass beads: pale pink opaque 15mm melon rounds; pale pink 12mm rounds. Bronze glass spacers and seed beads. Artisan bronze "lily" toggle clasp, gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: 20"/2.6 oz. $129/set. #201531
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Vintage glass beads: 1960s German violet/amethyst lampwork finned focal beads; Czech pale lavender leaves. 6mm amethyst rounds. Bronze glass rounds and seed beads. Sterling flower/branch toggle clasp, sterling findings. Necklace length/weight: 20"/2.2 oz. $119/set. #201530
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Mid-century vintage beads: Japanese opaque pink 12mm rounds; 1950s hot pink swirl 11mm rounds; Czech dark copper glass pearls. Vintage Venetian lampwork pink/aventurina rounds. Czech bronze glass rondelles and seed beads. Beautifully crafted sterling silver designer clasp, sterling findings. Necklace length/weight: 20"/2.8 oz. $159. #201529
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Miriam Haskell vintage pink pressed glass focal. Vintage Japanese glass beads: opalescent teardrops (20x13mm); translucent pink knot; 1960s swirled pink oval; 1920s opalescent rounds. Pink/white 10mm swirled vintage glass rounds. Czech bronze glass rondelles and seed beads, sterling silver leaf clasp, sterling findings. Necklace length/weight: 20"/2.7 oz. $139/set. #201501
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Vintage/antique glass beads: strawberry pink pressed facted swirl focal; Japanese translucent swirled pink ovals; 1950s Japanese dusty rose opaque 13mm rounds; early 1900s Venetian trade beads whiteheart/opalescent light rose; pale pink (Western Germany) rondelles. Contemporary sterling silver toggle clasp and sterling findings. Necklace length/weight: ~18"/2.6 oz. $139/set. #201403
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Vintage glass beads: opaque creamy white focal tablet, pale pink oval "shell" twists, pale pink W. German rondelles, pink/silver bicone "shells," opalescent white/pink/cranberry swirled rounds. Venetian pink/clear round tablets. Silver glass seed beads, double-strand sterling silver toggle clasp, sterling findings. Necklace length/weight: 19" (inner strand)/ 2.2 oz. $129/set. #201206
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Vintage glass beads: opaque creamy white focal tablets, hot pink faceted rounds, pink/white pressed glass ovals, pale pink oval "shell" twists. Silver glass seed beads, double strand sterling silver clasp, sterling findings. Necklace length/weight: 19" (inner strand)/2.5 oz. $129/set. #201202
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Bali silver "braided" focal cube. Vintage glass beads: clear/perwinkle/pink pinched tablets; hot pink striped eggs; 8mm white/clear/purple-banded rounds; purple/red/pink ovals. Seed beads. Sterling silver hook and eye clasp and sterling findings. $119/set. Necklace length/weight: 19.5"/2.2 oz. #200520
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Re-strung and earrings re-designed (#0520) 4/2020.

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Vintage glass beads: pink focal wafers/disks; Japanese pink 8mm rounds. Matte black glass beads: flat ovals, rondelles, and bi-cones. Silver glass seed beads. Sterling silver contempo toggle clasp and findings. $89/set. Necklace length/weight: 19.5"/2.0 oz. #200225
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Re-strung and re-designed (#0225) 5/2020.

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Vintage glass beads: hot pink focal cylinder; purple/black planed kernals; black/purple incised rounds. Amethyst rounds (3mm and 6mm). Black 2-3mm freshwater pearls. Sterling silver hook & eye clasp and findings. SOLD. Necklace length/weight: 20"/1.9 oz. #200228
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Re-strung and re-designed (#0228) 5/2020.

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Vintage carved lucite with mulit-colored Swarovski crystals (W. German), purple/magenta faceted fresh water pearls, vintage bronze glass rice beads, bronze glass seed beads, bronze artisan toggle clasp, gold-filled findings. #19" length. Personal Collection. #201542
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  Stunning labraordite pendant w/ sterling silver bail. Mid-century vintage German pale ink glass rondelles (largest 7x15mm). Silver glass seed beads, sterling silver rondelles, sterling silver leaf clasp and findings. 20" length. Pendant length 40mm. Personal Collection. #201541
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  Mid-century vintage glass beads: rose satin dimpled oval tablets, 1950s Japanese fuschia ovals swirled twists, 1950s Miriam Haskell 12mm pink baroque rounds, Czech 5mm marble white/pink rounds. Czech dark bronze glass rondelles, contemporary sterling silver toggle clasp, sterling findings. 19" length. SOLD. #201539
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  Vintage carved lucite (matte clay color) with mulit-colored Swarovski crystals. Vintage Czech bronze glass rice beads. Metallic bronze glass seed beads, bronze "Egyptian" clasp, gold-filled findings. 20" length. SOLD. #201509
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  1950s German grape/magenta 20mm round focal, purple/pink enameled copper ovals, violet/magenta 9mm fresh water pearls, vintage dark red "berry" 4mm rounds, seed bead spacers. Sterling silver sun toggle clasp, stering findings. Necklace length/weight: 20"/2.2 oz. SOLD. #201508
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Enameled copper beads understrung with seed beads

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Vintage glass beads: Japanese Cherry Brand "plum" 10mm rounds, Japanese handmade dark pink 12mm rounds, watermelon teardrops, chartreuse rounds and ovals. Magenta fresh water pearls, sterling silver leaf clasp, sterling findings. 20" length. Personal Collection. #201413
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  Vintage Japanese glass beads: Pale pink opalescent 1960s focal round, hot pink satin opalescent 13mm rounds, Cherry Brand "plum" 12mm rounds. Bronze glass spacers, contemporary sterling silver toggle clasp, sterling findings.19.75" length. SOLD. #201409
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  Bali style silver focal bead, dark cranberry round fresh water pearls. Vintage glass beads: opalescent pink rounds, pink/white swirl rounds, faceted and ribbed pink/cranberry, clear/pink/cranbery dimpled rondelle. Silver glass seed beads, stelring silver leaf clasp, sterling findings. 21" length. SOLD. #201204
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Lampwork spiderweb glass teardrop pendant. Vintage Japanese glass beads: pink/clear/white givre, 10mm pink "carved" rounds, 6mm pink rounds. Vintage pink & gold glitter ovals, seed beads, sterling silver toggle clasp. SOLD. #201004
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Vintage glass beads: Large Venetian glass ellipsoids with swirled copper foil; Japanese pale blue & pink metallic "snail" beads; pink swirled glass rounds, Czech bicone shells, 4mm black rounds. Seed bead spacers, aventurine rounds, sterling silver Sun toggle clasp. Personal Collection. #0903
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Venetian foil glass leaves, amazing pink/clear/white Italian glass rounds, large gold freshwater pearls, seed bead spacers, contemporary sterling silver toggle clasp. Personal Collection. #0719
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Venetian foil glass flat square, strawberry "quartz" glass ovals, celery green freshwater pearl "eggs," hematine rondelles, Bali spacers & knot covers, sterling silver toggle clasp. 18" length. SOLD. #0420
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  Bali flat diamond center bead, vintage hot pink/black/gray emarald cut glass, vintage hot pink tubes, hematine rondels & rounds, sterling silver oval end-beads & clasp. 18.25" length. SOLD. #0411
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  Faceted strawberry quartz oval disks, garnet spacer beads, purple fluorite oval, Bali silver rings & clasp. 18" length. 18" length. SOLD. #0402
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  Pink Japanese 8mm rounds, vintage hot pink cylinder, "avant-garde" Bali silver beads. Vintage glass beads: cranberry/pink "leaves," grey/pink & cranberry/white "artichoke seeds," cranberry disks & clear/white marbles. Sterling silver spacers & clasp. 18" length. SOLD. #0236
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  Vintage glass beads: cranberry/white/clear "seeds," melons, faceted rounds & rondelles, sterling silver rondelles. Silver "spaceship," sterling silver clasp. 17" length. SOLD. #0208
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  Vintage periwinkle/pink ovals, hot pink cylinder, sapphire Swarowski crystal bi-cones, magenta Swarowski crystal rounds, vintage French seed bead twist & spacers, sterling silver clasp. 17" length. SOLD. #0204
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