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Just a wave of pearls


About this design:

I custom made this for a neighbor of mine for Christmas. She had a cuff I made for her earlier this year, and she lost it, so she wanted me to make her another one, but this time with a clasp. It was quite an experience, but I'm really happy with the result! Hope she likes it...

Components:

8 ga copper, peacock pearls



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    Wow this is a great cuff, Sue !!!!
    I like the idea of a clasp… great job… I’m sure she will love it !!!!!

    I sent you a couple of messages….

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Sue, this is beautiful!!! What a fab job you did on this one! The peacock pearls look terrific with the copper! Hugs to you! :D

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    This really is beautiful, Sue!
    Love the texturing, and the gentle wave really gives it that special *something*!
    Lucky girl to get this beauty!

  4. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    Love the cuff, simple and very elegant! Love the “hammered” look :-)

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Fabulous design, Sue! Love it!
    However, next time you should really should try a heavier wire. :D

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    Jenn Flaten says:

    Very cool!I love the simplicity of the design.

  7. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Stylish! Unusual! I love it!

  8. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thank you all! :D

    Violet, I’ll check messages soon…

    Nancy, I had been thinking about 6 ga…hmmm (ya, right! This was tough enough! You would have been laughing if you had seen the contortions I went through!)

    Lynn, I didn’t think the peacock pearls would work well, but they really do. I’m happy – hope Kathleen will be!

    Sarah, it’s good to see you again!

  9. DMYJewelryDesign on etsy
    DMYJewelryDesign on etsy says:

    Stunning !

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    K H says:

    Awesome bracelet!!!! I know she will love it!!!:)

  11. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Thank you Kim!

    Thanks, Katherine! The ‘fun’ part was getting the ends smooth and rounded – there has to be a better way than filing and sanding with steel wool!

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    K H says:

    Maybe a dremel? I use a lot of nail boards. They are cheap and work great.

  13. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    I might have to try the nail boards. I’m a little heavy handed with the dremel – doesn’t give me the control I need. Thanks for the advice, K H! :D

  14. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    Oh Sue, I just love the bracelet! You did a great job with it! :)

  15. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Gorgeous…not sure how I missed this one!! :-D

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