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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


In memory of

A long time customer lost her dad and I wanted to create something special for her. These beads just have such a "heavenly" feel to them with the...
Components: Labradorite, freshwater pearls, sterling silver IN MEMORY bead/Dad charm/infinity toggle clasp, Bali silver bead caps, glass rondelle beads


A Pair of Bracelets

Still working on rediscovering my mojo. I do enjoy these type of multi-strand bracelets inspired by Lorelei Eurto(whose name I probably...
Components: Brass and copper beads, Kazuri beads, Buddha beads, Czech glass, sea glass, metal spacers, brass and copper rings and lobster clasps, braiding cord


Frog on a Log - Down by the Bay

I fell in love with the froggy bead and built the bracelet around the colours in the bead. The song Down by the Bay playing in my head while...
Components: Frog glass bead, glass beads, copper beads, copper components


"Metamorphosis "

This is my last posting for a while and a different clasp design, I made two of those and they were supposed to be the same, but in this one of the...
Components: Green Girl Studios butterfly connector, labradorite and pewter wire Lima Beads. Lampwork spacers Garden of Beads. My own copper clasp.Faceted freshwater pearls my stash.


Softness of the Sea

New goodies arrived today from Limabeads and this just came together!
Components: Black amazonite large hole beads, large hole freshwater pearls, pewter and copper beads, brown leather, shell button, Greek pewter patina starfish charm and pewter flip flop charm


Emerald Isle

Bracelet for St. Pat's day with a little bit of Celtic charm
Components: African jade beads, Tierracast celtic beads, pewter spacers, pewter toggle clasp and celtic knot charm


Herringbone

This bracelet combines the Herringbone weave with the barrel chainmaille weave. It's my first attempt at learning a wire wrapping weave. You can...
Components: Jump rings and 6mm Quartz faceted rounds.


DIY Arm Party

I was inspired by the Lima Beads chain and wearable products so much that I had to make something with it. I also love the current trend for...
Components: Crystal clay, chain maille, rhinestone chain, Nunn cuff blank


Pretty in Pearls

I was asked to create this bracelet for a customer with lots of fun elements. I like the soft, feminine, earthy feel that has a modern flair!
Components: Dark brown suede, various freshwater pearls, pewter button, turquoise bead, moonstone, jasper, seed beads, amazaonite and glass aquamarine bead


Pink Charms

I have a big stash of these silver and pink Czech glass leaves. They don't match very many things so I challenged myself to come up with a use for...
Components: LB: Czech glass leaves and pink suede bead, chain, softflex wire in my favorite silver plated pewter. My stash: Silver Czech glass flowers, toggle.


yellow beaded bracelet

This bracelet has lots of chunky beads, both smooth freeform nuggets and faceted beads. Artisan sterling silver and Greek Mykonos metal beads...
Components: Glass beads, sterling silver, Greek Mykonos metal


A Happy Heart

Cheerful casual bracelet that is great with jeans and features an unusual gemstone heart pendant
Components: sodalite gemstone heart, blueberry quartz, freshwater pearls, Bali silver spacers, clear seed beads, sterling silver toggle clasp


Winter Gypsy

Inspired most recent Beadstyle magazine, this is a bracelet for my (eventually!) Etsy store. Since not many teens shop on there, I have been trying...
Components: Everything. Everything you have ever dreamed of.


Sandy Seahorse

I love this pendant and thought it would be neat to feature as a focal on a bracelet instead of a pendant for a necklace. I used it up front and...
Components: pewter seahorse pendant, freshwater coin pearl, dalmatian jasper, pearls, shiva shell, Citrine, Agate, Mookaite, wooden beads, and black jasper


Odds and Ends

As I wait for new jewelry supplies I pick thru my stash. I have always wanted to use my Carnelian link and this cute little owl button on...
Components: Carnelian link..LB, Ocean Jasper, Apple Jasper, Red Jasper, Polymer clay yellow bead, terracotta farfalle, owl button and waxed linen.


Vintage Art Neuveau Lady Bracelet

Beautiful stamping of vintage lady. Stamping is gold ox highlighted with silver. Mounted to a very large filigree cuff bracelet. I picture her in a...
Components: Large filigree cuff bracelet blank. Large lady stamping, pearl accent and gold ox chain to join.


Beachy Boho Bracelet

I just love all the mixtures of things on here for a casual, summer feel!
Components: leather, Czech glass beads, silver beads, pewter starfish connector, pewter button clasp and assorted charms


Lapis and Pearls

I just love mixing these two together
Components: Lapis gemstones, freshwater pearls, turquoise, Balis silver, seed beads, labradorite, sterling silver clasp and rings with carnelian jade dangle


Starburst

Fun bracelet with different patterns and beads
Components: Golem ceramic bead, Dzi zebra beads, black onyx and pewter spacers and toggle clasp


Daybreak

Beachy Boho chic bracelet
Components: apatite, amazonite, turquoise, freshwater pearls, crackled amber agate, amber shell, Bali silver and sterling silver.


Peacock Pearls

Gorgeous shimmery freshwater pearls with unique peacock toggle clasp
Components: Freshwater peacock pearls, Green Girl pewter peacock toggle clasp, rainbow hematite beads


A Rose By Any Other Name...

I saw the rose heart in LB artist bead sale and knew I had some Rose Quartz. I'm not sure why I paired it with the periwinkle Quartz..I thought it...
Components: Ceramic heart..LB, Rose Quartz, Periwinkle Quartz, Vintage leaf, indo glass beads, seeds, crystals and waxed linen.


Garden Pebbles

I got these Aquamarine pebbles to make a bracelet for my sister-in-law, whose birthday is in March. Thinking about it I'm not sure I will give it...
Components: Aquamarine pebbles, Carnelian, Agate, seeds, ceramic bead, flower and bee toggle..LB and waxed linen...and peacock flower headpin.LB.


Wired Amazonite

I discovered a channel on youtube-CSLDesigns-that I really enjoy. Her instructions & video are clear & easy to follow. This is my version of her...
Components: 6 & 8mm amazonite, 20g copper wire, 26g Aqua Artistic wire


Pretty in pink

Simple yet elegant
Components: Gunmetal clasp, pink and pearl glass beads and wire


Fall foliage

Colors are beautiful for fall
Components: Mixture of beads I bought on string and memory wire


Winter's Daydream

This bracelet went through several incarnations before this design took hold. When I was done I was struck by how much it reminded me of a winter...
Components: Pyrite stones, coated pyrite, fire polished Czech glass beads, Labradorite, hand formed squiggly clasp(?), leather and transite


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