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Weathering the Woods Charm Bracelet

About this design:

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
-Henry David Thoreau, Walden (1854)
I have always loved the woods and when I saw the vintaj patina kits and the brass leaves, inspiration kicked a thought my way! I just had to make a charm bracelet incorporating different leaf charms and seeing what I could do with the patina kits! This is the result!


vintaj patina kits, copper chain, lucite, copper, brass and silver-plated leaf charms, silk ribbon, copper clasp, tree agate, feldspar, amazonite, lodolite chip, czech glass

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  1. perlym
    perlym says:

    Lovely use of patinas–

  2. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    This is stunning! I absolutely LOVE it!!

  3. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    Love this! You’ve made a wonderful and interesting bracelet of leaves.

  4. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    I’m liking this one a lot!! Love charm bracelets.

  5. Cathy H Chocolate Chick
    Cathy H Chocolate Chick says:

    This is SO fantastic! I love the patinas and you hit on the perfect combination of colors, leaves, stones!

  6. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love this!

  7. Vee aka Dream Chickie
    Vee aka Dream Chickie says:

    This is awesome!! I’ve always wanted to make a charm bracelet. This has inspired me to create my own. :D

  8. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    very, very cool use of the patinas on all the leaves!!

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    olive penguin says:

    Love this bracelet! Some many great elements! It’s wonderfully beautiful!

  10. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Fantastic,great job, love the colors and all those leaves. You inspire me.

  11. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Such a fabulous bracelet! You obviously put a great deal of thought and work into this beauty! Welcome to the Design Gallery! :D

  12. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Thanks so much for all the wonderful comments!:)

  13. Kate
    Kate says:

    stumbled upon this one today on my ‘walk through the garden’. BEAUTIFUL. great use of patinas, charms, beads, color, metal texture…just everything!! awesome.

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