I fussed around with this one alot, changing beads over and over again, until I finally came up with this one. It was the aqua colored antique...
Components: Peruvian blue opal, citrine, chalcedony, freshwater pearl, antique millefiori bead, recycled glass bead, Hill Tribe silver and sterling silver Bali beads. The very awesome leather is from LB.
This is probably one of my favorite bracelets. It is my all time fave color scheme: green turquoise and the brick red color of the red "green...
Components: Green turquoise heishi, small turquoise nuggets, amber, hessonite garnet, Hill Tribe and Bali silver spacers, and Venetian trade beads. The trade beads include chevrons and red "green hearts" and a really beautiful millefiori bead. I love the colors of this bead, which are a pale green background with brick red and black "eyes".
A sterling silver artisan horse button is the closure.
I LOVE this subtle leather which I bought from Lima Beads.
I'm usually not a red and orange kind of gal, but I saw this agate focal bead at a local bead store and fell in love with it. Then I saw the coral...
Components: The focal piece is a large agate bead, that is gently curved and measures about 35mm long. The other beads include: red coral, sponge coral, Tibetan etched agate, faceted agate, bauxite stone and Hill Tribe silver beads. The second strand is made up entirely of red coral beads with tiny silver beads in between.
The toggle is Hill Tribe silver and the charm is a handmade sterling silver OM.
I love the contrast of the beautiful blue turquoise against the orange and red beads. I love the trade beads and I love the leather, which I bought...
Components: Kingman turquoise heishi, orange spiney oyster, red sponge coral, Hill Tribe silver beads, and trade beads. The trade beads include a gorgeous millefiori bead 20mm long, a king bead and a French cross bead. I think the two later beads may be new, but the millefiori is about 100 years old.
The closure is a sterling silver and turquoise button I bought at a local bead store.
First of all, I have to say I have not posted here in a very long time! I had been busy updating my Etsy store that I share with a friend, but...
Components: Every bead in this bracelet is unique and includes: a handmade lampwork bead, a carved stone bead, a green recycled glass bead, a faceted agate, a smooth agate and a beautiful red creek jasper barrel. Strung with the beads on the leather are Hill Tribe Silver beads, and strung in between each bead on the other side are green African trade beads.
The charms include: an antique Afghani charm, a handmade sterling silver cherry blossom charm, and a turquoise heishi drop.
The closure is a pewter button.
The yummy leather, agate beads and the gorgeous red creek jasper bead is from Lima Beads.