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Stone and Soho

3 Strand Antique Gold with Turquoise Soho's and Natural Stone
Components: Matte Turq Soho, Natural Stone round cut, Antique gold chain, Antique gold leaf charm

Birdie On A Log

Some of you may remember my PC log that turned up in quite a few designs...never really fitting in. Well here it is again..this time maybe a...
Components: PC log, ribbon, PC bird, Apple Jasper, lobster claw, enameled leaf charms, brass butterfly and waxed linen.

Stoned on leather

I've been away from jewelry making for a few months after some back surgery that went slightly awry. Since I can't sit for long periods at a time,...
Components: Large hole cultured pearls and agate ( I think ) beads, 1.5 and 2mm leather cord.

Labradorite in the Mountains

Even though I haven't been to the mountains recently, I created a chain maille bracelet with Chirstmas goodies that remind me of the rustic, but...
Components: Labradorite, Jump rings

Loving leather!

This is actually a wrap bracelet based on a design I saw somewhere. I love the beautiful Czech glass button from Lima & I had to use that...
Components: Czech glass button, watermelon leather cord, I plumb forgot what gemstones those are--could be mookaite or red creek jasper or another jasper, Tierracast AGP spacers, all from Lima

Kumi this!

I used long magatamas & love how it came out! I really want to try those new dragon scales in a kumi design. Don't think Lima sells them yet. But I...
Components: Miyuki transparent smoky amethyst color-lined rainbow fuchsia long magatama fringe beads, blue C-lon .5mm cord, gold plated findings & cross

Crystal Bracelet

Simple design, goes together in minutes. I should definitely make matching earrings, now that I think of it...
Components: Swarovski crystals, Triangle components, Jump ring chain.

Gone fishin'

This is a custom designed bracelet for one of my customers. This one was actually a bit more difficult than others I made in the past. The flat...
Components: Leather, supplemax, amethyst (2 different cuts/sizes) czech glass beads, pewter button, green girl studios fish (lb), Rock Crystal (lb)

Golem flower

This is a bracelet for summer but i wear this bracelet during winter with old pink. It is just funny!
Components: Golem bead with pink flat swarovski beads, coral tube, white pearl and brown beads.

Saki red bracelet

I love this bracelet because there are different textures. I like to mix different textures and material. Crystal and mat beads can be mix together.
Components: Czech glass beads, crystal, gray pearl, cap beads, seed beads.

Dragonfly button

This is my first bracelet with dragonfly button. I wear it very often.
Components: Ceramics beads, silk, dragonfly button, leather, greek beads.


Here's some of the stretch bracelets I've made since starting this exciting, addictive journey! The bracelets with similar colors were made while...
Components: Swarovski, gemstone chips, different widths & colors of stretch cord, metal findings, shell beads, glass/firepolished beads

It's Riveting!

I have tried three times to get this text uploaded---hope it works this time. I have always wanted to try metal working and riveting. This is my...
Components: Leather strap, Lillypilly copper patina metal sheet, antique brass rivets, large hole heishi and E-hook clasp---all from LB.

Bangin' Dangles

Well, I really love this style of chain that Lima carries & it was time to work it. It's so pretty, you could just put a clasp & wear as is. But I...
Components: Antique copper chain, assorted glass & metal beads, antique copper findings, Tierracast cross. Most supplies from Lima💜

Charmed Triple

This is kind of a monster! It may just be a bit heavy for a bracelet but could also be worn as a necklace. I decided to add little dangles along...
Components: 2mm leather cord, C-lon thread, 6mm dyed aqua Mountain jade rounds, various Czech glass, dichroic glass beads, Czech glass button

Cup chain bracelets

Showing my granddaughter how to make cup chain bracelets this weekend.
Components: Silver box chain, black rhinestone cup chain and 0.5 mm black leather cord

Triple Rows

I have been itching to try these 3 row bracelets for quite some time. However, I could not find any tutorials that didn't end the leather with a...
Components: Czech glass, Toho seed beads, African Turquoise, Bronzite, 1.5mm leather cord, TierraCast buttons all from LB. other elements from my stash.

Peridot Glow

Here's the "sequel" to "Green Dreams". I used a couple different cuts of peridot. The rectangles were a wee bit fragile so I moved to the hand...
Components: Peridot rectangles, hand faceted and drilled peridot, czech glass beads, natural freshwater pearls, Vintaj copper wire various gauges

Green Dreams

A friend of mine saw the set that I made for a bridal gift and wanted me to make a bracelet for her. This is what I came up with. I did one section...
Components: Vintaj copper wire (various gauges), green onyx hand drilled and hand faceted stones, fire polished glass beads, natural freshwater pearls

Fall Fairy

I crocheted sari silk and added a Vintaj flower I patinated. I entwined the strand of freshwater pearls and peridot to give a more extravagant, but...
Components: Peridot, pearls, sari silk, Vintaj natural brass.

Batik Wraps

I wanted to use up some leftover beads and supplies, so I decided to create some wraps.
Components: Suzieq focals, Czech glass, Leah Curtis rose, mookite, lampwork glass, brass findings, batik ribbon.

Winter Jasper

Ceramic sky blue focal'd between Jasper beads strung on a piece of wire, wrapped with silk cording

Bargain Bracelet

I got the slide for $1.43 and the leather cuff for .60 on clearance---so naturally I ran home to put it all together!
Components: Sivertone slide, chartreuse leather cuff, crimp ends, jumprings and toggle clasp.

Bead Soup Bracelet

I had this polymer clay link for a while. I searched my stash for any fp beads that I felt would match it, & added a scrap of chain. I'm happy with...
Components: polymer clay link, assorted sized Czech firepolished beads & rondelles, antiqued gold chain, jumprings, crimps & covers, wire guardians, double ring toggle clasp, heart charm

Crisp Autumn Days

I have a love for leaf beads, & have quite a collection of them. I paired them up with some flower beads that I felt were fall-like, & wire wrapped...
Components: Czech glass leaf & flower beads, elongated gunmetal chain, 24g wire, round & triangle jumprings, 3mm glass beads, 3mm daisy spacers, lobster clasp

Hematite expression

I made this piece for a new customer. She gave me "free rein" to design it, she has been looking for a wrap bracelet but hasn't had much luck. She...
Components: Transite, natural hematite, leather, woodland scene bead from GGS (lb), rose button from GGS (lb)

Sunset Rose

Leah Curtis roses are so exceptional and artistic. I wanted to create a bracelet around them.
Components: Leah Curtis rose, Suzieq focal, Czech and Indonesian glass, Unakite, brass findings.

Chips N Sparkle

I'm trying different wire wrapping techniques. I practiced messy wire wrapped briolettes earlier. Then decided to wrap an inexpensive brass bangle....
Components: Amethyst chips from Lima, clear blue iris glass bicones, about 1/4 inch brass bangle, 26 gauge Gold Artistic Wire

Leather Bracelet with Micro Screws & Nuts

Isn't it great to find a project that takes minutes to make but creates a big visual punch? Pair up my bracelet cuff with leather straps for a...
Components: Bracelet cuff, 8” 19 gauge steel wire, 2 x 15mm brass jump rings, 10” leather strap ½” wide, 18mm x 20mm copper E hook clasp, 4 micro 1” screw and nut sets, Metal punch, Wire cutters, Scissors, Bench block, Ball peen hammer

Flower and Berries

Just like Lynda I saw Erin Siegel tutorial and started a bracelet last weekend. Had a semi decent weather to do some pictures yesterday and here it...
Components: From Lima Beads size 6 seed beads, Waxed linen cord, Czech glass bead, chain and clasp.ArtIncendi enamel flower connector. From my stash 2 silver plated beads and a headpin.

Definitely Fall

I wanted to create some seasonal pieces with warm colors and textures.
Components: Suziqbeads bike focal, Czech glass, Agate, chain, brass findings, seed beads, waxed linen.

First Design Post!

This is my first LB Design Post, so I'm a bit nervous! I made this bracelet for a purple-lover as a birthday gift (I care for her 11-month-old...
Components: Amethyst chips, sari silk, Czech beads, XAZ raku beads, seed beads, etc. all from LB.

For those who are interested...

For those of you who are interested in trying this bracelet's another variation. I wanted to use PC button I had made instead of a...
Components: 3 ply waxed linen cord, variety of beads, polymer clay button.

Tiny Bubbles

Rediscovered a great tutorial by Erin Siegel that uses few materials and tons of seed beads...always looking for ways to use them up! Easy,...
Components: 5 yards of waxed linen cord, variety of seed beads, toggle clap No tools needed except a pair of scissors!

Hemp bracelets

These are just a few hemp bracelets we have handcrafted (: like our Facebook page! Screach Heath Hemp!

From flower to stone

I took the "flower lattice bracelet" ( and changed the pastel beads to mottled neutrals, with...
Components: Czech 2-hole squares and Superduos, 3mm fire-polished beads; 8/0, 11/0, and 15/0 seed beads.

Two soutache bracelets

I love working with soutache, with all the bright colors it gives me to play with, and the Lunasoft cabochons are amazing! As usual, these are...
Components: Soutache braid, Czech Superduo beads, Lunasoft square cabochon, Ultrasuede backing. Sorry the pictures aren't very good; the first was just hard to light, the second should be more of an olive green than it looks here.

Crystal Zen

Some simple sparkly bracelets again using up my stash. I had saved these tassels from some strings of expensive faceted semi precious stone I had...
Components: TierraCast lotus charm, 3-4mm crystal roundellesfrom LB. Silver plated beads and pearls from my stash.

Another first!

Jewelry making is my new passion & I want to use many different materials & modalities. So I used the flat cotton cord, some wonderful pinch ends &...