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Buffalo Bracelets

I wanted to use this button in a bracelet for a friend of mine who loves buffaloes. It was a project to figure out how to attach a button flush to...
Components: 15mm buffalo leather, button, 1.5mm leather cord, 20g Artistic Wire and magnetic clasp. The skinny ones are the same components but using 10mm flat leather.


Chainamille part 2

So, here's the thing. I learn something new and then it's all I can do! Pretty much like a baby that figures out it has a voice and then has to...
Components: Tumbled rough cut miss agate, CZ beads (flower one is pressed glass), sterling silver filled wire


A name? No idea

Ok, so I am totally guilty of working and watching tv at the same time until late at night, like 1:45 am..... But this is what I made during my...
Components: Czech Glass beads, copper wire


Loomed Bracelet

Inspired by all the lovely loomed bracelets I am seeing on LB, I decicided to try one for myself! This one is 1" wide, 17 beads across - I had to...
Components: 11/0 seed beads, Fireline beading thread, magnetic clasp from stash. Bead tube ends from LB


Wisteria Meadow

I love the colors in this bracelet and the variety of bead types. It includes glass, gemstone, and even some hemp! It will be on my Etsy store....
Components: Anything blue, purple or green


Leftovers

I decided to make a bracelet with some odds and ends I had.
Components: Turquoise, Green Onyx, Czech Glass, Agates, pink Jade, brass spacers, Amazonite ?, lucite flower, silver toggle and waxed linen.


Aluminum Angel

I got this idea looking through Lima for eggs. Great project when you only have ten minutes!
Components: Sun mist silk, aluminum cable chain


Butterfly Kisses

I started putting links together and this happened. It will be on my etsy store.
Components: Everything pink and purple


Summer Nights

This started off with a desire to use my Turquoise nuggets..one of my favorite gemstones.
Components: Amazonite, Turquoise nuggets, Czech Glass, blue Agates, Polymer clay nugget, ceramic bead, lucite flowers and copper toggle.


Minimalist Bracelet

I made this pendant into a bracelet link and discovered that I liked it with just enough beads to accent the focal.
Components: enameled focal, lavender Quartz, Sky Line Agates, Chartreuse Czech Glass, Keishi Pearls, copper toggle.


Swirled in Blue Silver

I just purchased this beautiful 20 mm coin shaped polymer clay bead from AlohaMoe Beads.
I love blue and this bead with her unique design caught...
Components: My focal is the blue silver swirled design of this 20 mm coin shaped bead. I used the Czech SuperDuo two hold beads in this simple design using two colors : blue luster and the clear crystal. The antiqued silver metallic are Toho size 8/0. I used silver findings along with my WildFire thread in the white. I used a silver two hole tube clasp.


Flight Over Fields

Designer: Jess Italia Lincoln
Create a beautiful bracelet focal with patina and glued layers. Simply curve components to form to the sides of your...


Flowers in Paris

Designer: Jess Italia Lincoln
Designing is a breeze with the Parisian themed charm assortment. Add beautiful bead links and decorative jump rings...


Meandering Copper Wire

This is one of those pieces that started out one way and ended another. Mostly I was just playing around. It morphed several times before I...
Components: 14ga wire frame, 24ga stringing wire, blue sky jasper small nuggets and round beads


Upcycled Mystery

This is something I have been meaning to try for a while. I have lots of these packaging pieces lying around. I always save them thinking they...
Components: Mystery upcycled component, sari silk, gold Artistic Wire(hint, hint) and assorted seed beads.


More Pearls

One more time! This was also made for a friend who loves pearls in a big way. It is a variation of my favorite cuff design.
Components: pearls and red brass


Pearls for Liz

This cuff is variation of the style I've been making for many moons. I made it for a friend who just happens to like pearls.

I've been on a...
Components: pearls and red brass wire


Baby Blue

Square stitched glass seed beads


Pearly Mates

Multi strung fresh water pearls & seeds, Czech drops


Hip to be Squares

Strung orange soda lite squares and terra cotta glass seed beads for a 1-wrap bracelet


Summer Pond Dragonfly

This is a birthday bracelet for my daughter who loves the color green. This is the first time I made her a bracelet that was this involved, never...
Components: Seed beads, bicones and super duos


Fun with memory wire

I love Czech beads!
Components: Czech beads, Swarovski, gemstones and seed beads from a local bead store!


Ok Kye!

Ok, so Kye made an awesome chainmaille bracelet, and it really made me want to try chainmaille. And it was a lesson in perseverance and a whole...
Components: Authentic ancient Roman glass (like from an actual archeological dig and everything!), Czech glass beads, Vintaj copper wire various gauges (I definitely need to be a saw frame to make the jumprings exactly perfect)


Turquoise Festival

I love turquoise & some of these lovely large nuggets. Thought I would make this bracelet with one of them & added moonstone, carnelian, amber,...
Components: Turquoise, Carnelian, Moonstone, amber, pearl, trade beads. Silver wire & clasp.


Reflection Bracelet

Something to remind me that I need to take time for myself. Time to breath, collect my thoughts and remember that love is around me.
Components: LB teardrop beads, breath & love connectors. Green Girl faith & feather danglies and other odd beads laying around.


Mono Memory Wire

I love love love making memory wire bracelets. I will be adding it to my etsy store, which opens in the summer.

PS- any home shipping tips?
Components: Mono beads


Trying my "Hand" at Bracelets

Earrings seem easy for me to design- bracelets not so much. But, I think I've finally found a good groove.
Components: Beads mostly from Lima and Fusion beads, medium soft flex, various lobster clasps, etc.


Copper Creek

This bracelet is made with the Full Persian chainmaille weave and Red Creek Jasper gemstone beads.
Components: Jump rings, Red Creek Jasper rondelles, and Red Creek Jasper round tabular gemstone beads.


Prototype bracelet

Ok so this entirely a design prototype. I am NOT HAPPY with the way it turned out. I didn't realize the poor quality of the stones when I...
Components: Labradorite (2 cuts), bare copper (various gauges)


Deco Bee

Designer: Jess Italia Lincoln
Inspired by artisan jewelry throughout the ages. Layer it up! Create beautiful layers with your favorite Vintaj...


Butterfly Landing

Designer: Jess Italia Lincoln
Inspired by artisan jewelry throughout the ages. Layer it up! Create beautiful layers with your favorite Vintaj...


Ginko & Vines

Designer: Jess Italia Lincoln
Inspired by artisan jewelry throughout the ages. Layer it up! Create beautiful layers with your favorite Vintaj...


Flourished Wings

Designer: Jess Italia Lincoln
Inspired by artisan jewelry throughout the ages. Layer it up! Create beautiful layers with your favorite Vintaj...


Binge-aholic

So, ever get into a project and are binge watching Netflix and realize it's 2am? Yeah... Guilty as charged... So I think it's apparent that...
Components: Vintaj copper wire various gauges, jasper beads


So Disappointed :(

I was so excited to try wire kumihimo. I grabbed what I thought was pure copper wire, got my notes, looked at the Youtube video again & made it....
Components: Coated? copper wire, 6mm round faceted glass beads, rose gold plated filigree cones & clasp.


Suddenly Jasper

This bracelet is the result of playing around with the Herringbone wire wrapping weave and chainmaille.
Components: Jump rings, 22 gauge wire, Picture Jasper oval, and Picture Jasper tube beads.


Round 2 in Green

I happened to have the agates in green and a matching 7 strand linen. For my next attempt at this I will probably have to go to 4 strand because...
Components: Green agates, Irish waxed linen, pewter button, all LB. Again, the pewter seed beads are another source. I wish LB had them because they are perfect when you want a pewter look. I will share my source in a message if anyone is interested.


Blue Agates

I was trying to make a knotted bracelet with 7 strand Irish waxed linen but it turned out only one hole of all the holes in my double drilled...
Components: Dyed blue agate rounds, LB, Irish waxed linen, LB, pewter button, LB, and lovely pewter seed beads I wish were from LB but I can share my source if anyone wants to know. I love them for their look, their weight, and their hole size. Please also check out LB's nickel colored seed beads as they are a very similar color which also works very well for these. I happened to want the duller pewter for this design but I use the nickel ones a lot, too.


My Prickly Friend

This is what happens when you use Rizo beads in Kumihimo! It's actually not uncomfortable to wear,
Components: Bermuda blue Rizo beads, C-lon cord, sterling silver clasp & angel wing charm


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