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  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks kye! I found a site that sells Mag-Lok clasps for 1.99 and they…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Vintaj sells a natural brass magnet clasp I use a lot. It's really strong and matches…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Gorgeous. Love the colours and the focal.. How can you go wrong with owls…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Thanks everyone! Kye and Moogie.....helpful tips are always appreciated.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I can see why you fell in love with that owl bar. It is so neat.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Owl's Nest”:
    “I love the colors of the beads & how well they go with the bar &…” read »

  • Maggies Mom
    Maggies Mom on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Ditto! and a Fave!…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Owl's Nest”:
    “So cute. Beads are also pefect compliment to the bar. I love your chain and jump…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Owl's Nest”:
    “This is so cute! Love the colors!…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Owl's Nest”:
    “Absolutely, positively stunning!! You have found the perfect beads to go with the darling bracelet…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Thanks, again! I am in total agreement about Rena over at Jewelry Making Journal...lots of…” read »

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    Kerrycasey1956 on “Paint Drops”:
    “Will you be getting any more of the multi color teardrop chain in? I would love to…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “All wrapped up...”:
    “I bow to your superior skills with wire! This is stunning, just so unique! Lots to…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Celestial Connection”:
    “This has an "other-worldly" look. The colors and balance are perfect. And the focal! Really beautiful.…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendant is drop dead gorgeous! The whole piece is lovely and the clasp! Very nice!…” read »

  • Sophiebug
    Sophiebug on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “This is stunning! I love the colors and I, too, am a huge fan of bronze.…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Awww, thanks everyone. You're the best! Got the little bells from Lima! They ARE cute! And…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Hey Lynda, I know I wrote a comment but I don't see it here... So, I love…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Wow! This is so amazing! I never would have thought of putting all this together but…” read »

  • Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The beads look fabulous with your pendent! I know how difficult it can be to take…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Gorgeous pendant - what a wonderful job you have made with it. The filigree echoes…” read »

  • C Ferguson aka Annie
    C Ferguson aka Annie on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Just gorgeous Moogie. Such a rich looking set. There is so much to look…” read »

  • Snnje B
    Snnje B on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Love it!…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Oops!!! I meant to say bronze.…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Beautiful set!I agree with Fresh Baked- I keep looking at the necklace and find something new…” read »

  • kye
    kye on “Earthy Mix”:
    “This is sooo beautiful! Love how the filigree compliments the detail in the pendant.…” read »

  • Annabel
    Annabel on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Love that pendant! Very pretty.…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Thanks so much everyone!…” read »

  • Moogie
    Moogie on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Oh you are so good with polymer clay! Did you play with Playdoh alot as a…” read »

  • beadinggma
    beadinggma on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Your work keeps getting more beautiful!!! The pendant is gorgeous and you have a knack…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Such a rich mix of metal and beads...especially on the layered necklace. Every inch has something…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Earthy Mix”:
    “The pendent is beautiful! Looking forward to seeing more of your PC work.…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “Celestial Connection”:
    “Fun and edgy set of jewelry...Love the iridescent colors!…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “A beautiful, simply elegant set where every element speaks affectionately with every other one. I'd wear…” read »

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    S KatollakaSue on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Pendant, gorgeous. Beads, also. What really catches my attention is the clasp arrangement! It's really pretty…” read »

  • Deb Harding
    Deb Harding on “Earthy Mix”:
    “Absolutely beautiful! This caught my eye as soon as I opened the page. I love your…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Earthy Mix”:
    “I love the pendant! The beads enhance it so well, also. The colors are…” read »

  • dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Moogie, this is a great necklace to showcase each and every component of this great necklace!…” read »

  • Beadaholic1
    Beadaholic1 on “Bronze Beauty”:
    “Love the mix of metal and your bead and color choices are perfect....great design!…” read »

  • Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked on “All wrapped up...”:
    “Thank so much, everyone! And if you want to delve more into coiling, then getting and…” read »

Braided Silk Bracelet


About this design:

I have been experimenting with the lovely hand dyed silk ribbons from LB - this is one of my latest creations! It is wrapped twice around the wrist and is made with both braided silk ribbons and gemstones.

Components:

African Turquoise, Lapidalite Jasper, Glass, Porcelain Jasper, FWP, Pewter heart button, silver rings, artisan heart charm, hand dyed silk ribbon.

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Read the comments (or add your own)

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    JustImagine - Val says:

    Beautiful! I love the colors you have chosen.

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    olive penguin says:

    Pretty, colorful, and creative! I love the green and purple together and you have a great assortment of beads! I love it!

  3. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Wow I love this, and my fav. colors too..

  4. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Great look…very trendy!! :-D

  5. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Oh my word,it’s just gorgeous! I just learned of yet ANOTHER new stone to add to the bead box.
    Ut oh…here we go. ;)

  6. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    This bracelet is just breathtaking. A lovely sight to see. Great job!

  7. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Wow, I too love this bracelet and wish I could wear it tomorrow to work! It’s a BEAUTY and in my fav colors too! Wenche, the bracelet QUEEN strikes again. FAVE. SLS

  8. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    Gorgeous, what a great tecnique.

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Great funky bracelet. I love the colors and the combo of ribbon and stone. I am not a bracelet person but would wear this in a heartbeat.

  10. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    Wench, you continue to amaze me with your beautiful designs. You are truly the Bracelet Queen.

  11. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    Love this :)

  12. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    You make me smile a big smile! :-) ) Thanks a lot!

  13. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Oh, yes. The color combo with the beautiful textures make for a fun, unique bracelet.

  14. Dragon Stars
    Dragon Stars says:

    I love this. What size ribbon did you braid?

  15. DMYJewelryDesign on etsy
    DMYJewelryDesign on etsy says:

    Unique design and the colors are scrumptious.

  16. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Thank you!! :-) The edges silk ribbon is 1/2″.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Gorgeous and a fav !

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    Judith Ann Boyer says:

    OMG!! Love this bracelet! Great style, into my faves you go!! :)

  19. Leigh D
    Leigh D says:

    Love the color choices- this is gorgeous

  20. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Thanks again! :-)

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    P Gaetani says:

    This is beautiful! Can you please share how you secured the ribbon on the two ends? Is it stitched?

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    nebraskama says:

    This is fabulous!

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