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Orangesicle


About this design:

I have had the citrine beads for a while and just bought some orange thread...I have been meaning to make a bracelet with it but have just been busy with other things! So today I sat down and decided to incorporate some of the sunset orange, hyacinth and marmalade crystal! It turned out so bright and sunny! :)

Components:

natural orange 2mm leather, 6mm citrine beads, 8mm sunset orange, 4mm hyacinth, and 4m marmalade crystal, copper leaf toggle, orange c-lon D thread

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  1. Lois D
    Lois D says:

    Luscious! Love the colors and design. Coincidently, was just admiring that leaf toggle today; fall is right around the corner. Your bracelet looks lovely – reminds me of the transition from summer to fall.

  2. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Great job on this bracelet, Jess! It’s so cheery and bright!

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    JC Hamm says:

    I’m crazy for the wrap bracelet,and I’m crazy for this one!!! Great work,love it . :)

  4. Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick
    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Great design! Love the leaf toggle!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Icy and refreshing! Love how this turned out! And the leaf toggle is perfect!

    Gotta’ question for you Jess. How did you incorporate the multiple beads (and wider spacing) in the center? Whenever I try to do this, the outer beads ‘float’ around or they all end up at an angle and not straight across. (Hope that made sense.) Do I see extra wraps around the leather to help hold them in place?

  6. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    What a fabulous wrap bracelet, Jess! :D

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    Another great one Jess :D

  8. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    @Mary S-Anytime I go from a smaller bead to a larger and back down or use multiple beads I try to go back through the beads either, double or triple…generally the bigger beads you can do three passes…it helps keep them in place and eases the transition to the next set of beads! I had tried just doing one pass before and didn’t feel that the thread would support the weight and size of the larger beads! The double and triple pass through the beads works wonders! Hope this helps! ;)

  9. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Thanks for all the wonderful comments! ;)

  10. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Just beautiful and cheerful. I love orange! what a nice summery look. Also a great piece to cheer you up,during the winter months.

  11. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Great design…this really does make one smile.

  12. SweetBirchDesigns
    SweetBirchDesigns says:

    Thanks Nancy and Kat! Your comments make me smile! :)

  13. Sonali
    Sonali says:

    Great shimmering creation to brighten the day :)

  14. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    I love this! Think that I am gonna try and make one tonight! Love your colors!

  15. Kathryn Lobert
    Kathryn Lobert says:

    I absolutely love this! What a great design and perfect colors!

  16. Polly Z
    Polly Z says:

    This bracelet would be so much fun to wear!

  17. Lesli M
    Lesli M says:

    I love this bracelet. I will be making one!!!

  18. Cathy H Chocolate Chick
    Cathy H Chocolate Chick says:

    I really like the bright orange colors in this one.

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