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Sea Button Turquoise Braided Seed Beads

About this design:

My husband's 90 year old mother had passed on and she had a bunch of old buttons that were passed on to me. This button(if you can see it) has all sorts of sea creatures and that inspired me to make this bracelet.


I used turquoise waxed linen and turquoise seed beads and braided them on (using my instructions from my other Braided Wax Linen Seed Bead Bracelets) and I used the special button which means a lot to me. Lisa LaBarre-Kurz

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  1. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    What great memories this bracelet holds for you! So delicate and pretty! Love that cool button!!

  2. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Very pretty :)

  3. Blooming Ideas
    Blooming Ideas says:

    Fabulous way to re-purpose this button. So stinkin’ cute with those sea creatures in it. And it holds a lovely memory of who owned this button before it was passed on to you. Hopefully there are more you’ll be able to use. :)

  4. Asia
    Asia says:

    Soooo lovely + the memories :D

  5. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Fabulous design! Love it! Love the color and sea creatures on your re-purposed button. What a wonderful way to remember some one special. :)

  6. Lesli M
    Lesli M says:

    Wow! I love old buttons and have a collection of buttons given to me from my mom. Great idea. I had been thinking about a wrap bracelet, but love the braided and the colors.

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