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Watch band


About this design:

First post! Been lurking on this post for months now but this is my first posting. I've been doing jewelery for about 3 years, starting with wire working,and re-construction, both of which I still do. I'm just getting into beading and will post when hubby gets pictures done.( cannot take a picture to save my soul, lol) I'm "self taught" since there are not a lot of classes on the small island in Canada where I live, hurrah for the internet! Got this watch for xmas, with the usual cheap fake leather strap, soooo, made my own. t has four clasps so it can be switched out with a new bracelet any time I get around to making more. Hope you like it!

Components:

watch face, 4 lobster hooks, bali beads and spacers, green stones- adventurine? stretch cord

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

    What a gorgeous watch band !!!!
    Much better than the fake leather it came with !!
    Welcome to the design gallery, looking forward to seeing
    more of your creations !!!!

  2. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Violet, thanks for your kind comments about my watch, and your warm welcome. I’ve actually looked at ALL of the designs on the gallery, and your amazing work, so your comments really mean a lot to me as an amateur! Looking at all of the designs here has challenged me to do more in my own work. I am so impressed with the warm and inviting atmosphere on this site from all of you, and felt that I could post my work with all of you professionals for encouraging help and assistance. I’m so happy that I found this site, truly one of a kind!

  3. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    VERY clever to incorporate those lobster claws into the design so you can easily interchange bands. And welcome to the community!

  4. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Wish I could take the credit Eeka for the lobster claw idea, but it is not mine, lol. When I wanted to make the watch bracelet, I googled it, and found lots of youtube videos and how to make one, and saw this idea being used. Sooo, not so original! Thanks for the welcome,I hope to be a useful, or at least an admiring, poster here!

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Your watch band is definitely an improvement over a fake leather one. Love it!
    Welcome to the design gallery. You are definitely right about this being a great group of designers. Everyone is willing to share ideas and offer good advice.

  6. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Thank you “Little”

  7. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    How did I miss this beauty? Love the design, color, and the idea of the band being interchangeable! Welcome to the Design Gallery (slightly belated)! :D

  8. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Thanks Lynn! I love this site!

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