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Labor of Love


About this design:

I made this elegant bracelet in the Chan Luu style. This bracelet starts with 3 feet of brown leather cording. The center row is made with African Turquoise coin beads and one of my ceramic stoneware tile beads as a focal point. The outer rows is made with African Opal Beads. I finished the bracelet off with a pretty pewter button.

Components:

African Opal, African Turquoise,

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  1. Robin nursechick
    Robin nursechick says:

    Beautiful !

  2. Quute Jewelry
    Quute Jewelry says:

    Love the earthy flare! Great job!

  3. Sonali
    Sonali says:

    Your work is amazingly artistic, flawless, and inspiring! Really appreciate and enjoy your posts!

  4. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    I really love this bracelet … and the large focal makes it so different from others that I’ve seen. Makes me want to try to make one! Thanks for the inspiration! SLS

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    Like all your work,but this so far is my favorite:-)

  6. Batticat
    Batticat says:

    Carrie, I really like the subtle colors and ancient look of your bracelet. Your ceramic focal fits perfectly!. African turquoise is my favorite. I just bought some more from LB! It is the most beautiful I have ever purchased. BTW: What is the “Chan Luu” style? Marilyn

  7. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    This is very nice, I agree with Shannon that the focal make it different than others.

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    Anne Z says:

    Lovely and perfect for any season.

  9. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! :D

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    Karon Z says:

    Very very nice Karon

  11. Lesli M
    Lesli M says:

    I love this bracelet. It caught my eye and looking at all the beatiful jewel I had to go back several times to look and admire it.

  12. Vicki C
    Vicki C says:

    Very pretty. I have a copper bracelet that won’t sell wonder if you could just glue beads on it? Just a thought.

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    Creativity Unlimited says:

    A wonderful calming, peaceful feeling comes over me whenever I see this bracelet. Absolutely breathtaking!

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