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Bead Exchange?

Have we hosted a bead exchange in this group yet, and, if not, is anyone interested in exchanging beads for birthing necklaces? This was really fun when I participated in another DDC and I'd love to be able to do it again. :-) Is anyone interested?
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How does it work?
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The way my other group did it was a thread was left up for a couple of weeks so that as many people could participate as possible. Say there are 20 participants, each person would buy a single bead for each of the other 19 participants. A member volunteers to receive all the beads in the mail and then mails out beads to the other participants. That member would PM her address to the other participants who would then mail her their beads, as well a a large self addressed stamped envelope so that she can place the beads sent by other members and mail it back to each member. In this scenario of 20 participants, she would send each participant 19 beads in the SASE they provided. We would decide a date that the beads need to be received by. Once we all receive our beads, we will string them onto a birthing necklace and wear them while giving birth.

I'm hoping some mamas would like to participate because this was such a positive experience for me my last pregnancy. :-)
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That sounds really cool
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I'm hoping there's an interest. I found a special bead I'd like to send out to other mamas this time around. Also, some mamas choose to include a quote or nice wishes with their beads. I will likely be offline for several days to a week due to a move and no internet connected at the new place until mid next week. I'll be sure to check this thread then and am hoping there's enough of an interest to host a bead exchange.
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I'd love to join in on this.
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Cool! Hopefully there will be some others interested in participating, too!
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I'm a bit late to the game but if you're still organizing this, I'd love to join!
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I'm a bit late to the game but if you're still organizing this, I'd love to join!
I appreciate your interest. It looks like there would only be 4 of us participating at the most. Maybe we could make a birthing bracelet instead of necklace?

Is anyone else interested? We're kind of getting to the wire time-wise.

Anyone who has responded to this thread, please say if you are definitely interested. :-)

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I am definitely interested
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