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A Challenging Design

Saw this type of bracelet on a website & thought it looked fun. I had a hard time getting all the strands of memory wire to lay straight. I used...
Components: Memory wire, 8/0 seed beads, Czech button (I love those things!), wire wrapped crystal pearls, glass angel charm


My Favorite Tila!

I love the colors of these Tilas & envisioned this bracelet for a while. I decided to start & was not sure if all the rows would work, so I wrote a...
Components: Transparent luster rainbow dark topaz gold tila & half tila, purple with gold glass beads from stash, Czech. button from Lima, C-lon thread, 1.5mm leather, Tierracast charms


Pastel Pearls

Ivory, lilac and silver glass pearls on Memory Wire
Components: Glass pearls, Memory wire, Magnetic clasp


Pastel Jade

Soft pastel shades of jade on memory wire, pastel Swarovski crystals for sparkle. Wire wrapped links give the piece structure.
Components: 6mm jade rounds and 4x6 disks, 4mm pastel Swarovski crystal mix, Memory wire, magnetic clasp


Iridescent Shell

Iridescent shell nuggets with a random mix of 8/0 seed bead spacers to complement the colors of the shell.
Components: Shell nuggets, 8/0 seed beads, soft flex wire, crimps and covers, magnetic clasp


Earth Tones

Round and Disk shaped Jasper, silver spacers, and glass pearls in Memory wire
Components: Jasper, silver spacers, glass pearls, Memory wire


Opalite Crystal

Opalite and Swarovski crystals on Memory wire, with a magnetic clasp
Components: Opalite, Swarovski crystals, seed beads, Memory wire, Magnetic clasp


Blue Charms

Czech Glass and Czech Crystal charms on a Memory wire bracelet with Magnetic clasp
Components: Czech Glass, Czech Crystal, seed beads, flowered head pins, magnetic clasp


Amazonite & Purple Jade

Built on Memory Wires, connected by beaded links, fastened with two magnetic clasps.
Components: Round and Coin Shaped Amazonite, Round Purple Jade, Silver Spacers, Magnetic Clasps


Jasper RAW

Earthy colors of Jasper in a Right Angle Weave bracelet with Lobster Claw Clasp.
Components: Jasper, Seed Beads, Lobster Claw Clasp


Amazonite & Pearls

Right Angle Weave bracelet with amazonite, glass pearls, silver beads

Length 7.5 in
Components: Amazonite, glass pearls, silver beads, magnetic clasp


RAW Bracelet

Right Angle Weave Bracelet in blue Czech Glass and seed beads
Components: Czech Glass, 8/0 seed beads, Magnetic clasp


Swarovski Rainbow

Random Swarovski crystal mix in happy rainbow colors
Components: Swarovski crystals, lobster claw clasp


It's Midnight Somewhere!

Swarovski Crystals in a random mix of black, smoky grays, clear crystal and glass pearls on Memory wire
Components: Swarovski crystal mix, Glass Pearls, Memory wire


Dragonfly bracelet

It's difficult to mix 10 differents beads to make a bracelet. This is quite a challenge. I wanted a boho ´chic' bracelet and I think I did quite...
Components: Button, seed beads, cap beads, glass beads and gemstone beads.


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.


Stretchies!

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


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