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Cobalt, Cornflower, and other Blues   Designs by
KAREN RECK
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  Vintage glass beads: 1930s Czech Bohemian chalcedony pressed glass 16x14mm focal; cornflower blue/periwinkle translucent 6x11mm mid-century rondelles; 1950s Japanese pale blue/white 15x11mm coiled barrels and (rare) pale sky blue/opal 14x10mm ovals. Bronze glass seed beads. Artisan gold bronze: stamped Southwest-style toggle clasp; gold bronze crimp covers; 3mm spacers. Gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: 21"/2.7 oz. $179/set. #202121
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  Artisan 28x20mm lampwork clear with black, scaled bue, pale green focal bead. Vintage glass beads: West German molded pearlescent blue/purple/black 12mm etched barrels; Japanese blue with white/black givre rectanguler pillows. Swarovski®: 6mm jet wheels; 5mm jet bicones. Hematine rondelles and barrels. Sterling silver toggle clasp, crimp covers, and findings. Necklace length/weight: 24"/2.6 oz. $209/set. #202118
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Vintage glass beads: 1950s Japanese 10mm and 12mm chalcedony glass rounds; Italian black/periwinkle/ aventurina19mm lampwork planed ovals; opaline cornflower blue 22mm teardrops. Gold/orange freshwater pearl 5mm ovals. Bronze glass seed beads. Artisan gold bronze toggle clasp and crimp covers; gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: ~23"/1.9 oz. $159/set. #202112
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Antique and mid-century vintage glass beads: 1920s Bohemian/Czech Gablonz cobalt foiled lampwork focal (35x13mm) and ovals; Japanese 1920s true blue 10mm and 14mm rounds; 1940s West German cobalt blue sugar beads; 1950s Japanese Cherry Brand faux-lapiz pebbled rounds. Hematine rondelles and rounds. Bronze AB glass seed beads. Artisan rustic sterling silver wrapped toggle clasp; silver silver findings. Necklace length/weight: ~21" /3.1 oz. $189/set. #202024
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Vintage glass beads: Cobalt blue and gray-green swirled/marbled Japanese lampwork 10mm and 15mm rounds; transparent cobalt blue 14mm rounds; 1960s Japanese striated cobalt ~8mm rounds. Czech gold bronze glass rondelles. Gold bronze artisan dotted and wrapped toggle clasp and sunflower/sun pendant, gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: ~20" (pendant adds 1.5")/4.1 oz. $149/set. #201601
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Re-strung 2020.

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Vintage glass beads: 1920s Japanese translucent cobalt blue 10mm and 14mm rounds,1950s Japanese white oval twists with dark blue speckles. Czech dark bronze glass rondelles. Bronze artisan butterfly toggle clasp, gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: 20"/2.9 oz. $139/set. #201538
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Mid-century Japanese vintage glass beads: 1950s planed rectangular 18x13mm tablets (white w/ blues, aqua, red), 12mm & 10mm turquoise rounds, 1940s translucent cobalt blue rounds. Sterling silver rondelles, floral toggle clasp, and findings. Necklace length/weight: 19"/2.3 oz. $129/set. #201534
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Mid-century vintage glass beads: German marbled (blue, white, aventurina) round focal bead, Japanese blue chalcedony rounds, cornflower blue/chalcedony faceted barrels. Czech bronze glass rondelles, artisan sterling silver leaf toggle clasp, sterling findings. Necklace length/weight: 21"/2.9 oz. $159/set. #201533
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Vintage glass beads: 1930s Japanese Cherry Brand blue with gold swirls givre 11mm rounds, German marbled (blue/amber/white/gold) lampwork 16mm rounds. Bronze glass rounds, dark amber/blue glass lantern beads. Bronze "Egyptian" clasp, gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: 20"/2.8 oz. $139/set. #201519
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Dark blue, gold swirl and blue swirled Venetian focal disk. Mid-century vintage cornflower blue glass beads: translucent faceted cylinders, translucent 10x5mm rondelles, 8mm rounds. Czech bronze glass rondelles, sterling silver floral toggle clasp, sterling findings. Necklace length/weight: 19"/2.3 oz. $129/set. #201506
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View past works (sold or unavailable) below.

   
   
  Lapis lazuli barrels. Vintage glass beads: lampwork dark periwinkle/black/aventurina planed ovals; Japanese blue opalescent nuggets. Hemantine 5mm rondelles; Czech bronze rondelles. Red bronze hammered rustic toggle clasp, gold-filled findings. Necklace length/weight: 19"/2.5 oz. Personal Collection. #202013
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  Vintage Japanese glass beads: cornflower dimpled teardrops, lampwork bicones (wite, blue, pink, clear swirls w/ rust-red endcaps. Carnelian rounds, Czech bronze glass rondelles, sterling silver question mark toggle clasp, sterling findings. SOLD. #201505
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Vintage glass blue/grey "vertebrae" & "teeth," transparent blue vintage glass teardrops, black glass spacers, silver toggle clasp. SOLD. #0615
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Silver "spaceship" understrung w/ seed beads, 10mm yellow turquoise, 10mm blueberry coral, bright yellow spacers, metallic purple tube spacers, silver clasp. 17.5" length. SOLD. #0522
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  Perwinkle glass & gold foil disk, blue sugar beads, 10mm blueberry coral, 4mm & 8mm Montana Swarowki crystals, seed beads, silver clasp, 17.5" length (+ 1.25" pendant drop). SOLD. #0521
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  Vintage periwinkle glass center bead, lapiz lazuli chips, vintage Japanese cobalt glass ovals, vintage blue/black glass swirls, hematite rounds, hematine rondels, sterling silver clasp. 18" length. SOLD. #0412
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  Clear/blue/white furnace glass pendant, cobalt blue vintage glass "corn cobs," vintage white glass pony beads, vintage white glass "chiclets," Sterling silver & Bali silver spacers, sterling silver clasp. 17.5" length. SOLD. #0410
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  Red/gold lampwork bead, red/blue/black on clear "horns" & ovals, large vintage periwinkle glass bead, vintage Japanese periwinkle ovals, carnelian rectangle, dyed coral rounds, periwinkle glass rounds, sterling silver rondels & clasp. 17.5" length. SOLD. #0224
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