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Whimsical Wood Bouquet Bracelet


About this design:

This bracelet is thought to be listed on our Chickie's shop on etsy to get wheels for Dixie. The wood bead I have made, first I was thinking that I would decorate it some more but then I kind of liked the tarnished old painted wood look. I had to redo stuff a couple of times but now I kind of pleased with it. The dangle is mixed metal and the copper gonna get a patina bec. it's bare copper wire. Also I made the dangle to pick up colors from the other parts of the design. What do you think?

Components:

Citrine (I think)(stash), Czechs (LB), African Recycled Glass(LB), African Brass Beads(LB), Gaea(LB), TierraCast Plated Antique Brass Spacers(LB),The BeadsNest Lampwork Glass Little Neptune Saucer(LB), Button(stash), Leather Cord(LB), Nylon Thread(LB), Artistic Wire(LB), Vintaj Jumprings(LB), Satin Hamilton Jumprings(LB).

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  1. Laud
    Laud says:

    I think it’s stunning the way it is. The colors/textures are fresh and lively, the arrangement so interesting that I could look at this for a long, long time. Anyone wearing this would be sure to get compliments and feel special.

  2. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Thank you so much Laud :D

    How much should I take for it?

    One more picture.

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    Must agree with Laud, I wouldn’t change a thing!
    So artsy and Boho, and wonderful Spring time colors too. I love it all!
    Wrapping the leather with a bit of lively green thread, genious!

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Its incredible Frida. I love everything about it. The colors scream SPRING!! I especially love all the little dangles. No changes are needed.

  5. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Beautiful! I love the different elements.
    The brass beads? I was just looking at them yesterday on LB and they were brighter. Did you use a technique on them?
    Thank you

  6. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    I would say $35-40. I know you didn’t ask me ;)

  7. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    This is fab, Frida!! Love the eclectic style and colors!! I agree with Peggy about pricing. What do the other chickies think?

  8. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Thank you so much; Mary, Deb, Peggy, and Maria :D

    I have already sealed the woodbead so that one isn’t gonna change and I think I’m not adding anymore to the design. :)

    Peggy, ‘course I as you too, everyones opinions is valued! The brass beads I got are that dark, they do differ some. Some also have markings after filing, which can be cool in some designs.

    I was thinking 31 as price but 35-40 you say,hmmm…

  9. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    I think its wonderful as is. I love it Frida. I can’t way to see everything that’s to be listed.

  10. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    Love it! Love it! Love it! Springtime + funky + whimsy + great beads = I WANT IT!!! ;)

  11. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    Ha ha Julie . I want it too :)

  12. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Lovely, earthy, lots of variation to keep attention, and bright green beads…. what more could anyone want?
    I’d sat $35 minimum. Definitely ooak, and it has your handmade bead, looks marvelous.

  13. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    This is just gorgeous, Frida! Whimsical, funky, chunky, and full of character. Screams Sringtime! I’d love to have this one for myself!

    I’d say $40 at least. it’s so wonderfully crafted!

  14. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Totally gorgeous, Frida. Would definitely ask at least $35 or $40 for it. And the second photo in your series shows it off best in my opinion – - -

  15. foxhill designs vt
    foxhill designs vt says:

    Very cool design! I agree with the others on the price.

  16. Asia
    Asia says:

    Frida, I LOVE this, the colors, the textures and the eclectic style, as for the price listen to the other girls :D

  17. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    What a great piece! Love all the interesting bits and pieces…there’s so much to enjoy looking at. Especially like the use of the fiber wrapped cord.

  18. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    Fabulous!

  19. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Thank you so much :D

  20. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!!!!

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    JC Hamm says:

    Wow,this is a fantastic piece.There is so much to adimire besides the artistic quality! Fab-u-las!!!! :)

  22. Peggy3
    Peggy3 says:

    I agree with all the detail. Not busy but so lovely to look at :)

  23. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Thank you, Becky, JC Hamm and Peggy :D

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