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Cowboys and Indians


About this design:

A mix of semi-precious stones mismatched and wonderful threaded onto brown greek leather, and to hold it all together a charming nickel button.

Components:

greek leather, beading thread, Tiger Eye, Fancy Jasper, Green Aventurine, turquoise, silver plated spacer beads, metal plated copper pewter colored beads

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  1. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    This is my first time on this site. I’ll be here all night trying to figure it out. Looks like fun, and so educational. Very excited!!:)

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    Tim Hyland says:

    Love it. Immediately attracted me. I’m planning something similar for my daughter and I may do something like you did for the button if you don’t object (I’ll credit you!). She’s a Social Worker, vegan, and all-around activist type, so I’ll need to figure out an alternative for the leather or she won’t wear it. Nice, good job.

  3. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Thank you Tim:) There are plenty of alternatives to leather. I made one with hemp that was really cute, just a bit flimsy. Have fun:)

  4. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous! Love everything about it. ;)

  5. Asia
    Asia says:

    Gorgeous, hemp can be washed and is antibacterial, so go with hemp.

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    I love this! Fab piece!!

  7. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    Love this piece!!!!!!!!!!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Fabulous design! Love the range of gem colors! And the leather & nickel button are perfect!
    I’d wear this in a heart beat!

    If I may ask, what is Greek leather and how does is differ from other leather cord?

  9. Sherie R
    Sherie R says:

    This is absolutely stunning! I too would wear this in a heartbeat. It would go perfectly with my cowgirl boots!

  10. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Thank You everyone!! I was very excited to see that I had comments:) Mary thank you and from what I understand greek leather is suppose to maintain its look without wear and also not fray thread, I haven’t done research and I have only made a few bracelets now. I gave one to my friend with regular leather cord, so I guess after awhile I will have to look at the difference. Sherie I agree cowboy boots will look great with this piece!!

  11. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Maybe someone can help me out? I was on the site last night and I had marked some favorites. I can’t find how I get to my favorites. Can we do that?

  12. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    I think you have to have an account. Go to the bottom of this page and click on My Account & Orders and see if you can create an account. Otherwise maybe another LB beader can help out. I have been a customer so long I don’t remember what I did. Good Luck…it is a great community of beaders.

  13. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    P.S….your bracelet is wonderful.

  14. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Thank you Betty:) I will below.

  15. Kate
    Kate says:

    @bohemian cowgirl: Hope you found your Favorites list! If not, make sure you’re logged in (you already are if you’re commenting!). Then, when on the Design Gallery homepage, you’ll notice the listings along the left hand side of the webpage– towards the bottom of this list should be “My Favorites”. Hope that helps! ps- cool piece, love that button!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    OOOO! Girl friend! You are taking LB by storm!
    Don’t now if you’ve seen it, but your bracelet is featured on their front page! :-D Way to go!

  17. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    WOW!!!! I haven’t seen it!! I’m soooooo excited!!!

  18. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Everyone has already said it. This is simply a stunner.

  19. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Love your bracelet! The mix of colors is great and the button is the perfect finishing touch. What type of beading thread do you use?

  20. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    foxhill designs vt, i use Coats beading Thread size B (TEX 30) and Thank you so much!! I am new at this. It’s so much fun!!

  21. K Folsom
    K Folsom says:

    I have to have this, it’s absolutely gorgeous. Love the versatility of this piece. Dressed up or dressed down… wear it with everything. I can’t wait to have it on my wrist.

  22. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Very nice, love the mix of the gemstones :)

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    C Abreau says:

    I am new to this site. I love your bracelet, awesome!

  24. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Thank you!!! I am new as well. So far I love it!!

  25. Cathy H Chocolate Chick
    Cathy H Chocolate Chick says:

    This is great – love the nickel button!!

  26. Sonali
    Sonali says:

    Great piece – mixing gemstones is a nice touch.

  27. Susan27
    Susan27 says:

    Lovely design!

  28. Hayley W
    Hayley W says:

    Love the bracelet, make sure you make them easy enough to take off on your own, the one I have is very difficult to take off without help… and has seen plenty of baths, showers ect and as a result the leather coating is now flaking away and in time will literally fall off my wrist!
    PS… my bday is 04/05 hehe

  29. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    Hayley…I just wrote your bday down:) sending you SO much LoVe!!!

  30. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    btw it’s easy:)

  31. Michelle
    Michelle says:

    Love this guys, especially the button, can I ask, where do you get those buttons from ? It would go great with my cowgirl boots (and my horse) hee hee ;) I used cord in place of leather in my design.

  32. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    I got the buttons at joAnn’s fabric store. i have also seen them on etsy:)

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    L Wiseman says:

    My first time to and I love the bracelet, I just don’t the instruction on making it. Can You help..

  34. Kate
    Kate says:

    We do have a tutorial on this type of bracelet. We’ll give you the basics to help you get started…http://www.limabeads.com/Learn.....Stitch-T33 But BohemianCowgirl definitely gets credit for her creativity on this design! Love that nickel button– wow!

  35. TheBohemianCowgirls
    TheBohemianCowgirls says:

    @LWiseman, I tried to look you up, but you haven’t made a profile yet. I learned how do do these literally several weeks ago. I got directions off of a blog sire that came up on google. I hope it’s okay that I am going to copy and paste the web site for you. Very easy step by step written with picture directions. I have a hard time learning from video so this worked out well for me. The link is:
    http://www.rings-things.com/bl.....DgclMGPXp9

    If that doesn’t work the blog is called rings and things.:)

  36. Michelle
    Michelle says:

    Thank you !

  37. Tracy E
    Tracy E says:

    I love the blending of colors. What color thread it that. I cannot tell if it is sage or gray. Either way it is perfect!

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