What?! giving away 500+ beads & gems...so many, we lost count!!

If you're wondering why we are giving away 500+ beads & gems here's the whole truth. First & foremost ~ We full heartedly appreciate your support & the opportunity it has brought to both of us in the past year. Secondly Amber, my business partner is a bead lush. That's right! I'm calling her out. She owns Blue Scarab Jewelry & has been collecting gems for years. In June she decided to organize her studio & all of the sudden "WE" owned a mountain of homeless but beautiful stones.  The Mt McKinley of beads! If you'd like to know a little more about who "WE" are click here.

Otherwise GET BUSY & enter for your chance to win this fabulous giveaway!!


Here's how to enter:
Leave a comment, yup it's that easy
Get additional entries when you:
1. Follow our blog!
2. Become a fan of Gemalicious Beads on Facebook here.
3. Mention this giveaway on Facebook with a link to us.
4. Tweet about this giveaway and direct them over here!
5. Blog about this giveaway and link to us.
6. Visit our Etsy shop and/or our Artfire destash shop and leave a comment letting us know
what yummies you like best.

This part is VERY IMPORTANT:
*You must leave us a separate comment for each additional entry for it to count
and make sure we have a way to contact you if you are the lucky winner!
This giveaway will end at midnight on Sunday January 31st EST.

We will announce the lucky winner on Monday February 1st via twitter, facebook and of course right here on the blog.
Now onto the Giveaway!
If you are a bead lover of any kind ~ we've got you covered here in this fantastic giveaway!


Washer lovers



















Strand lovers

 Brio lovers

 Turquoise lovers
 





















Pearl lovers

     












Huge stone lovers
 



















Full strand lovers





















To drool Drusy lovers


Oh just in case we've missed your craving...check out Gemalicious Beads. You might get some delicious satisfaction!
Good luck to everyone!
We really love you much,
Teri & Amber

186 comments :

  1. tweeting about this!
    hoping you enjoy your anniversary!!!

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  2. your etsy shop is full of beads that make me drool, all of those oval smooth lemon and quartz and champagne but my favorite item is the
    Gorgeous Olivey Green Vesuvianite facted rondelles...such a unique green and i love the facets!!!!

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  3. your artfire shop has those Soft shaded purple pink Flourite faceted rondelles, 1/2 strand, 4mm that I would love to make something for myself out of!!!!

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  4. I mentioned it in my husband's facebook...I do not facebook.....but he has lots of crafty friends!

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  5. I'm following your blog. Bet I can match your mountain ... hehe

    Linda B.

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  6. Fanned you on Facebook

    Linda B.

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  7. Tweeted on Tweetdeck

    Linda B
    http://lindab142.etsy.com
    http://twitter.com/lindab142

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  8. I can't pick, love citrine, web agate, lapis ... I already have turq. rondelles, but mine are more greenish. Also love lapis in AF shop.

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  9. I follow you here

    http://ElizabethMD.etsy.com

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  10. I'm a fan of yours on Facebook :D

    http://ElizabethMD.etsy.com

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  11. I surely can't decide whats more awesome the rose quartz, web agate, turqoise????? It's to hard to choose. Please don't make me choose :( I want them all :D

    http://ElizabethMD.etsy.com

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  12. WOW!! I'm drooling here! This is an awesome giveaway!

    Brenda
    http://brenda45.etsy.com

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  13. I already follow your blog. :)

    Brenda
    http://brenda45.etsy.com

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  14. Just tweeted!
    Gemalicious Beads: What?! giving away 500+ beads & gems...I lost count!!: http://bit.ly/7X8DhC via @addthis less than a minute ago from web

    Brenda
    http://brenda45.etsy.com

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  15. Oh my god! Really need that mountain of beads. My fave from your etsy shop? Well it's hard choosing, but I'm such a sucker for briolettes. So I'm going with the butterscotch yellow orange chalcedony babies. (But those smoky lemon quartz cubes are pretty FABULOUS, too!)

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  16. I'm now following your blog.

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  17. The pearls are beautiful! I could make alot of pretty things with those beads!!

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  18. Tweeted:

    http://twitter.com/lexy504/status/7829484281

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  19. Already a follower on google! :)

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  20. I'm now a fan on facebook, too!

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  21. oh, wow...how delicious!!! off to fan you, follow you, and retweet :o]

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  22. just retweeted about the giveaway

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  23. posted a link on Facebook about the giveaway

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  24. A new follower! Please enter me http://www.peacefuldusk.etsy.com

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  25. Retweeted this! www.twitter.com/Peacefuldusk

    http://www.peacefuldusk.etsy.com

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  26. Beautiful!! I'd love to win this!!

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  27. I'm a follower on twitter and I tweeted

    http://twitter.com/buttmuffin/status/7831871032

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  28. What a fantastic giveaway. I would so love to win.. kellysydow@yahoo.com

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  29. I am following your blog.

    kellysydow@yahoo.com

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  30. I am a Facebook Fan. (Kimberly Kelly-Sydow)

    kellysydow@yahoo.com

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  31. I posted the giveaway on my Facebook page.

    kellysydow@yahoo.com

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  32. I tweeted your giveaway on Twitter.

    http://twitter.com/phantom000/statuses/7832386486

    kellysydow@yahoo.com

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  33. I LOVE LOVE LOVE Beads...finally a contest to feed my cravings.

    littlewhitedog@gmail.com

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  34. I became a follower of your blog...
    littlewhitedog@gmail.com

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  35. I am a fan on facebook...
    littlewhitedog@gmail.com

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  36. I posted on facebook about this
    littlewhitedog@gmail.com

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  37. posted to my blog with a link here
    littlewhitedog@gmail.com

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  38. I'm addicted to labradorite, and the pear briolettes in your shop make me swoon!

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  39. I would have to say the YUMMIEST thing I found was: Rhodolite Garnet faceted rondelles, 7.5 strand, 3.5mm since it is my birthstone...Monday the 11th was my 50th birthday so these would have fit right in with the celebration!
    Karen
    littlewhitedog@gmail.com

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  40. Wow, what a great contest. I hope I win. I love all your goodies and need some new items to set my creative juices flowing for this year. tut@tutreasures.com

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  41. I followed you here. I am about to go to all your other sites as well. tut@tutreasures.com

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  42. I would love, love, love to win this grouping of beads. I already follow you on here.

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  43. Hello darlings,
    I hearted your store a long time ago because you have some of the best goodies I have seen. I also just posted a convo to your store with the same sentiments. Going to tweet you now.

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  44. Posted on twitter!

    twitter.com/jessicalynne5

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  45. I love all of your beads, but on etsy, the Pink Mystic Quartz faceted Onion Briolettes are hands down my favorite.

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  46. Tweeted here. The most awesome bead giveaway ever. Check 'em here. http://ow.ly/XbGG
    tut@tutreasures.com

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  47. I am now a fan on your FB. Hope you will be my fan as well. Thanks. http://www.facebook.com/LauraDaGoddess#/pages/Totally-Unique-Treasures-by-Laura-Da-Goddess/130107065419?ref=ts

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  48. You are now mentioned on my FB fan page. http://www.facebook.com/LauraDaGoddess#/pages/Totally-Unique-Treasures-by-Laura-Da-Goddess/130107065419?ref=ts

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  49. Following your blog!
    Frawggie

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  50. Fan'd your facebook too!

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  51. Linked you on my facebook page

    http://www.facebook.com/#/frawgzdezignz?ref=profile

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  52. Tweeting this giveaway - my twitter is:
    http://twitter.com/frawgz_dezignz :)

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  53. My favorite item in your etsy has to be the songea sapphires but the Labradorite, and Kyanite are close runners up.

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  54. Following you on twitter as well now!

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  55. I loved your contest so much that I even put it on Craigslist listing as a worldwide event. http://houston.craigslist.org/eve/1555859322.html
    tut@tutreasures.com

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  56. I posted your giveaway on facebook

    Linda B.

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  57. Ok darlings, you are now blogged about on my blog as well. http://totallyuniquetreasures.blogspot.com/2010/01/i-just-cannot-keep-this-to-myself.html
    I hope you will follow my blog, too. I do love to feature when I can. Thanks again.
    LDG tut@tutreasure.com

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  58. oh my you have the most delicious beads!!!! pleased to have fanned you on fb, off to twitter now. Dreamriverdesigns.blogspot.com

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  59. I also placed a link on the shoutbox of the forum that I am a member of, Handmade Artists Forum. We have over 800 members. http://handmadeartistsforum.com/forum/index.php This contest is da bomb!
    tut@tutreasures.com

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  60. I'm following your blog! Please enter me in the giveaway!

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  61. I've also become a fan on Facebook!

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  62. Just Tweeted this post!
    twitter id @heathershaven

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  63. I have a little girl who just loves anything pretty. She would really like some beads or gems. She says pretty please....

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  64. Just started following your blog

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  65. Just became a facebook fan :-)

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  66. Just visited etsy.com. Just love the Iolite faceted pear briolettes, 1/2 strand, 6 x 3.5mm-7.5 x 4.5mm. Are they really that blue?

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  67. Just posted giveaway on facebook with link

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  68. oh, lord but those brios are so pretty. ^.^

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  69. Great giveaway..thanks! I am now following your blog.

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  70. I follow you on twitter too.

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  71. Just became a fan of yours on Facebook. Thanks for a chance to win this marvelous giveaway.

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  72. Just so you know....I'm seriously wanting these.. I just re-tweeted your announcement.

    Thanks.

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  73. I believe I have completed all the suggested ways to enter. Best of luck to everyone who participates!

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  74. I just tweeted you guys again. Thanks for being so sweet.

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  75. I just love pretty sparkly beads! Just became a fan on facebook.

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  76. Just posted about the giveaway on your facebook page. :)

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  77. I just became a fan on Facebook! This is a great giveaway.

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  78. These are my favorites of what you have in your shop! Lovely faceting!

    SALE Huge Green Amethyst faceted Rondelles, FULL 6.5 inch strand , 9-15mm
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=27109125

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  79. This is my favorite on Artfire;
    Pink Peruvian Opal rectangle beads 10mm 15pcs
    http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Shop&op=listing&product_id=230499

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  80. i am following your blog!

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  81. I am following you on twitter as _HappyCloud_

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  82. 2. I'm a fan on facebook!

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  83. entry 1 - leaving a comment about your fantastic giveaway!

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  84. entry 2 - became a fan on Facebook

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  85. 1. I follow your blog! :)

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  86. entry 3 linked and shared on Facebook (Dawno)

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  87. 3 - linked to you guys via status update on facebook :) as Jessica Price

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  88. 4 - I RTed Teri's giveaway tweet :)

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  89. 6 - I love the whiskey quartz faceted rounds on your etsy shop! :)

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  90. I just followed your blog , haven't seen it before so I am looking forward to checking it out:)

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  91. I just fanned you on facebook, my list is growing!

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  92. I have actually visited your Etsy shop a few times, this is the first time I have seen your Artfire shop.

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  93. This is such an awesome giveaway!!! I'm drooling just looking at the photos :)

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  94. BTW I follow you on Twitter as TheSickChick :)

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  95. There are too many things I love at your Etsy shop so it's easier to comment about Artfire. Definitely the topaz! Although the purple flourite would go very well with my large flourite collection....;)

    (PS can't follow you (if I am not already? I think so but..) because Google seems to be having issues. Same reason why I can't comment with my Google account right now...)

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  96. This would be an amazing contest to win! Awesome beads.

    factorygirlashli@yahoo.com

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  97. And I'm now following your blog.....

    factorygirlashli@yahoo.com

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  98. I followed your blog! <3

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  99. I love the Smooth Polished Emerald Green Flourite fancy cut nuggets! Beautiful! <3

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  100. Love your beads! Loyal customer here! I already have been your fan on FB and twitter too. My favorite is brio's!
    azberyl@gmail.com
    I will tweet and link :)

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  101. I posted on facebook about your give-away:

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Late-Night-Design/185409648026?ref=ts

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  102. I tweeted about your give-away:

    http://twitter.com/latenightdesign

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  103. I just followed your blog. I am SOOOOO in love with beads and stones! Often times, though, I can't afford them, so I spend hours looking at gorgeous ones on the internet.
    Natural beads/stones are always so awesome to hold & [;ay with. Each stone has it's own energy.

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  104. I just tweeted about your contest on Twitter

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  105. Tweeted about it as Wired Whimsy

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  106. Mentioned the giveaway on my FB page as Wired Whimsy.

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  107. Visited your Etsy store and find the Mystic Topaz faceted rondelles, 4inches, 4mm to be very yummy!

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  108. I also became a fan an FB!

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  109. Awesome Giveaway!! Just joined your fanpage. I'll tweet about it, too. Have a wonderful day!! xoxo

    www.voleurdebijoux.etsy.com

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  110. Amazing Giveaway!! I am now a blog follower :)

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  111. love the giveaway!:)
    and yes, I follow!

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  112. so many favorites! those are so pretty:

    Smooth Polished Organic Labradorite rondelles, FULL strand, 8mm
    http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=38168692

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  113. OMG that is a lot of beads!
    I want!

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  114. Fan on Facebook too!! I'm also a Twitter follower via MissCristal, I'm kind of everywhere xD

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  115. Posted a link on my FB to your FB page.

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  116. I tweeted your giveaway and included @beadalicious so you can track it.

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  117. I put your giveaway on my blog! http://findingcharm.blogspot.com/2010/01/gemalicious-beads-is-giving-away-over.html

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  118. I have been looking for these for an creation and haven't been able to track these down!
    Sparkling Crystal Clear Quartz faceted ONION Candy Kiss briolette, 1/2 strand, 7-10.5mm

    I also like these on Artfire. I like Agate and I've never seen this kind before. So pretty.
    Smooth Botswana Agate heart brios 1/2 strand 10.5x13mm-14.6-16.5

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  119. You can contact me on Twitter or Facebook.
    http://twitter.com/FindingCharm
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Finding-Charm/174146608002?ref=ts

    Thank you so much for this awesome giveaway. Very generous of you.

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  120. i'm a follower :)

    ilaybalilay(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  121. i'm a facebook fan
    facebook name: anya mendoza

    ilaybalilay(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  122. i follow your twits
    twitter name: ilaybalilay

    ilaybalilay(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  123. retweeted :)
    twitter name: ilaybalilay

    ilaybalilay(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  124. love the smooth botswana agate hearts. i don't think we have those in our friendly neighborhood beadshop. :)

    ilaybalilay(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  125. I love the word "free" especially when it's beads.

    lindab142.etsy.com

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  126. Retweeted your free beads tweet

    lindab142.etsy.com

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  127. Did you say free beads, yummy. Thats better then chocolate.

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  128. I totally disagree with the "better than chocolate statement", but today I'm liking the white agate and the gray crude agate.

    Retweeting your giveaway. Ignore everyone else and pick my number, OK? Shhhh!

    lindab142@etsy.com

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  129. Retweeted and followed you on Twitter.

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  130. Wow, do you ever have beautiful beads! I love using stones in my work :)
    I'm now following you on facebook, and favoriting your etsy shop! And adding you on twitter and will retweet there too! (I am HyperspaceHippo on twitter and etsy, and HyperspaceHippo@gmail.com)
    I love the botswana agate hearts and the amethyst/baby blue onyx briolettes in your artfire and etsy shops!
    Thanks for entering me in your giveaway!

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  131. Ooooohh...I love your gems, especially those turquoise & pearls!! Please give them to me..lol! I have add you on twitter @diamonddollscoutur3 & have been tweeting about it. Fanning you on facebook as well (Maggie Merang). Thank you so much...muah!!

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  132. Fabulous Gem Giveaawy!!
    Just tweeted it again....hope you'll get more traffic to your shops. Have a great weekend! :)

    http://twitter.com/voleurdebijoux

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  133. Tweeted about your giveaway! Best of luck! Love the stones *drool*

    -Christina

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  134. I also joined the FB group!

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  135. Such a fantastic way to gain traffic! Oh, may I win! - Joan@LTDBeads.com

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  136. And I've tweeted your gorgeous giveaway. - Joan@LTDBeads.com

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  137. Okay, I'm drooling all over your Etsy shop. Seriously, I should pick just ONE favorite? Okay, it's the kyanite smooth polished ovals, Listing # 39276961. - Joan@LTDBeads.com

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  138. Those Botswana agate beauties are my favorite in you ArtFire shop. - Joan@LTDBeads.com

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  139. And I'm following you on Twitter, does that count for an entry? - Joan@LTDBeads.com

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  140. Well, I'm new at this, but I finally figured out how to follow your blog. Notice the link at www.beadbeat.blogspot.com. Thanks! - Joan@LTDBeads.com

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  141. Nice!! I have checked all contents of your blog, they all are so attractive and gorgeous, but that one you posted is pretty well.
    Engagement Rings

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  142. OMG I would LOVE to win this!!

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  143. I'd be interested to know your thoughts about sales on Etsy vs. Artfire. Love your shope and cool giveaway; I've got my eye on some pearls. Today I've commented, fanned, linked, tweeted, and followed! Happy Shopping everybody!

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  144. This is a great giveaway! Even if I have so many beads that soon I will have to move out because of them, I love this idea and want to have them all :D
    Good luck

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  145. Wanted to let you know that I
    - followed your blog
    - tweeted about the giveaway here
    http://twitter.com/happyhangaround/status/8367239780
    - wrote on facebook here
    http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?v=feed&story_fbid=305540906250&id=100000749076220&ref=mf
    I just looooove colorful beads! Just love them!

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  146. I followed your blog and became a fan of the facebook page!

    I absolutely LOVE your beads...it makes me want to severely overspend.

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  147. I've twittered you again today. Joan@LTDBeads.com

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  148. Ooooohh those cognac quartz diamonds (Etsy) are my fave today! — Joan@LTDBeads.com

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  149. And in your Artfire shop, the Botswana agates are my favorites, though the lapis is a real contender. — Joan@LTDBeads.com

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  150. I've tweeted you again today. (well, actually re-tweeted). It's at LTDBeads. Joan@LTDBeads.com

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  151. You both have amazing personalities! I was glad to read about you!

    ~Su
    Il Mare Atelier's Blog

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  152. eeeek! Wow I love all those beads and soooo want to win! :)

    I am following your blog!

    sleepymoondesign[ at ]gmaildotcom

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  153. I am a fan of you on facebook..

    sleepymoondesign[ at ]gmaildotcom

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  154. I shared this giveaway on facebook

    sleepymoondesign[at]gmaildotcom

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  155. I tweeted about this giveaway!
    @sleepymoon

    sleepymoondesign[at]gmaildotcom

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  156. My favourote gems from your etsy shop are the amethyst roundelles and pearls.

    sleepymoondesign[at]gmaildotcom

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  157. Am now following your blog. Off to tweet your giveaway next.

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  158. http://twitter.com/Christals_uk
    Tweeted your giveaway. Off to facebook next.

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  159. What a brilliant giveaway! I LOVE gemstones...there's nothing more beautiful. Good luck everyone :)

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  160. Also, off to tweet about this now!

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  161. On etsy it has to be the peridots. I love peridots.

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  162. Art fire is the Lapis Lazuli. Such a beautiful blue.
    Right must get on with dinner now. :o)

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  163. I was finally able to "follow" properly :) I can't wait to see who wins! :)

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  164. I tweeted about this lovely giveaway! I really really really hope I win! :)

    @sleepymoon

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  165. Followed, tweeted, friended, visited, commented! Sounds like those beatbop commercials :D

    You should have more over on Artfire! I buy from there rather than etsy whenever possible. Too worried about my money disappearing into the ether over there!

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  166. Aaaand, reading skills for the loooose

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